Family violence killing found to be a workplace death

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The NSW Court of Appeal found that the killing of a woman by her de facto husband at home was a workplace death and her family are entitled to workers compensation. This decision was handed down in March, just at the time when millions began working from home due

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Former Facebook moderator sues social media giant for PTSD

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Social media can be useful connecting people and ideas but moderators are needed to keep disturbing and toxic material off the platforms. Chris Gray, a former Facebook moderator claims viewing such content in order to keep us safe, gave him PTSD. He’s the lead plaintiff in an action against Facebook

2020: Not Such a Good Year (Deaths)

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Americans  A grotesque pathogen the actions of which had at the time already killed 200,000 Americans contracted COVID-19, and described it as ‘a blessing from God’.  Though thoughts and prayers around the world were with the virus, Trump prevailed.  By the end of the year, one

Adolescents who turn homes into war zones

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One in ten incidents of family violence are committed by adolescents. Most of the violence is carried out by young males towards their mothers and involves verbal and physical abuse, coercive and controlling behaviours, financial abuse, stalking and property damage. Are our legal and social responses adequate?

Australia’s legal response to WW1 and the 1919 Spanish Flu

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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?

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Call for regulation of debt repair or credit management companies

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New research finds that 8% of Australians have used the services of debt management or credit repair companies this year. The Consumer Action Law Centre who commissioned the research are calling for UK-style consumer protections that require these businesses to act in the best interests of clients.    

COVID-19 and jury trials

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Don a mask and join a tour of the County Court of Victoria with Chief Justice Peter Kidd. Find out how jury trials are being made COVID-19 safe.  And while masks aren’t mandatory in NSW criminal trials, there have been many changes including more judge-only trials.

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Royal Commission into Lawyer X findings. And Family Court’s Lighthouse Project new approach to family violence

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The Royal Commission into the Management of Police Informants concludes that the behaviour of both the Victoria Police and Nicola Gobbo, who led a double life of both barrister and informant, may affect over 1,000 court findings. Among the 111 recommendations is the appointment of a special investigator, as well

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How well did ADF Legal Officers in Afghanistan perform their task? And the right to silence a focus in High Court decision

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Justice Brereton’s report into alleged war crimes by our special forces in Afghanistan is triggering a lot of discussion around failures in lines of accountability. It raises questions about on-the-ground Australian Defence Force lawyers, the very people who are meant to be experts in the Laws of War. And the

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Recycled print cartridges don’t infringe patents says High Court. Also, reforms to responsible lending laws

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The High Court of Australia rules that a company that buys used empty computer print cartridges, refills them with ink and sells them to consumers is not infringing the patents of the original manufacturer. Protecting Consumers vs Streamlining Access to Credit. With the aim of getting the economy moving and

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NT police officer to stand trial for shooting death. And the COVID legal responses helping businesses from going under

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An Alice Springs local court judge has ruled that Constable Zachary Rolfe will face a murder trial for the death of 19 year old Yuendumu man, Kumanjayi Walker. In a separate development, a NSW coroner referred a death involving corrective services officers to prosecutors. And with restrictions easing and some

The New Spring Offensive

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At the time of writing of this article we are approximately 6 hours away from Victoria easing it’s restrictions due to COVID-19. I thought, now was a good a time as any to take stock and peer into the future. Hopefully, the misery of a third wave is avoided and