Mandatory rehabilitation for children and young people with serious substance abuse problems is being debated in both South Australia and Victoria.
What is an easement? An easement comes in a number of forms but may generally be described as the right to use another person’s land without occupying it. It may be a private right between specified landowners, or an easement … Continue reading →
With the advent of the Schedule 1 & 2 compelling reasons or exceptional circumstances tests the risk of grave injustice is high. As practitioners we probably all know the various and multiple blunt injustices that can occur when people are arbitrarily placed in ‘exceptional circumstances’ for crimes that ultimately are
For the first time, the High Court of Australia will hear a case that focuses on the extent to which public servants can freely express their political views. And Argentina’s Women Police Stations, designed around the needs of survivors of gender-violence. Could they work in Australia?
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Further to my post about the proposed reforms to Victorian Residential Tenancies legislation (see: https://melbournepropertylaw.blogspot.com/2018/02/what-residential-tenancy-reforms-are.html), the Victorian State Government has now passed the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2018.
The reforms number more than 130 allegedly providing increased protections for renters, while ensuring rental housing providers can still effectively manage their properties.
As a result,
Veteran journalist John Silvester discusses underworld lawyer Nicola Gobbo who has been revealed as a police informer. And in a world first, a Victorian judge has awarded damages to a former Age journalist who suffered PSTD while working as a crime reporter.