A timely reflection on the legal responses to two separate but intimately-linked tragedies. During war we saw restrictions on food prices, protests and the freedoms of German Australians. During the Spanish flu crisis we saw maritime quarantines, closed internal borders and spats between the states and feds. Sound familiar?
The attached paper is a presentation to the University of Melbourne’s undergraduate Property Law class in April 2020. It provides a relatively comprehensive overview of the law in relation to restrictive covenants in Victoria. The associated PowerPoint can be found … Continue reading →
News Corp journalist Annika Smethurst could still face charges despite the High Court ruling that the AFP’s raid on her home in June 2019 was carried out on the basis of a flawed warrant. What does this case mean for the public’s right to know and press freedom? And an
The covid-19 crisis is forcing fundamental, previously unimaginable changes to way we organise and regulate employment. We take a look at the JobKeeper payment scheme. Also, if you have an accident while working from home, are you covered by workers’ compensation?
In an unanimous decision the High Court of Australia has quashed George Pell’s convictions for historic child sex offences and has released him from prison. If this conversation raises issues or causes emotional distress please contact Lifeline 13 11 14
There is no shortage of articles being published concerning the impacts of the current Coronavirus pandemic but the following extract concerning PPSR registration from the law firm of Cooper Grace Ward serves as a timely reminder:
Are your security interests registered? There is a heightened risk of insolvency occurring in respect of all