If you are serving a prison sentence and an appeal court quashes your conviction and sets you free, will you receive compensation for the time you spent behind bars? It depends on where you live.
The current imbroglio over the Commonwealth’s buy back of water from a company formerly associated with a government minister has dominated the news now for some days. Amongst the commentary I have been left wondering about some assertions concerning the water entitlements at the heart of the deal.
In April 2019, in Re: EAPE (Holdings) Pty Ltd  VSC 242, the Supreme Court found that when advancing a case for the modification of a single dwelling covenant, it is legitimate to say that the proposal for modification should … Continue reading →
Justice Wigney of the Federal Court has ruled that the Daily Telegraph newspaper defamed actor Geoffrey Rush by claiming he had sexually harassed an actor later to be revealed as Eryn Jean Norvill. And the High Court of Australia has upheld the constitutional validity of protest exclusion zones around
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Further to my post about this issue on 30 January 2019 (see: https://melbournepropertylaw.blogspot.com/2019/01/what-amendments-are-proposed-to-sale-of.html), the Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2019 was reintroduced into the Victorian Parliament on 20 March 2019 and had it second reading in the lower house (the Legislative Assembly) on 21 March 2019.
It is expected to be passed when the
Dr Chau Chak Wing is a wealthy Chinese-born Australian citizen. He has extensive business interests in China and is a very generous philanthropist. He has donated enormous sums of money to a number of universities and public institutions in Australia, as well as having made donations to the main political