For the first time in Australia, a patient who chose to undergo voluntary assisted dying has donated their organs for transplant. So, how did the strict legal and regulatory frameworks governing the processes in Victoria interact in this case?
As Australia’s spring selling season kicks off, some vendors might consider going down the do-it-yourself (DIY) conveyancing route to save money. But while it can be tempting, particularly given the current cost of living, there are many risks involved in managing your own conveyancing.
Two cases in Australia in the last few months have once again highlighted the need to exercise caution when posting on social media. The two cases, one in Queensland and one in Western Australia, concern statements of defamation posted on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Can you sue your Judge? “Mr Stradford”, a father of two, has been awarded $300,000 in damages in recognition of the significant distress he experienced after he was wrongfully jailed by Federal Circuit Court Judge Salvatore Vasta.