Searching people | A review of NSW and Queensland Police search powers

The search practices of the New South Wales Police Service have come under scrutiny following a…


R v Young [2020] QCA 3 – Dishonesty in Corporate Matters

Insolvent trading by companies is a source of considerable attention and the regulator is actively…


Dear RSE Licencee holders – A letter from your co-regulators

On Friday, 14 February RSE licensees received a letter from ASIC and APRA jointly written to…


Forensic science in criminal cases

In the Sydney Morning Herald of 2 September 2019 Justice Chris Maxwell, President of the Victorian…


ASIC's corporate plan for 2019-2023

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has announced its corporate plan for…


The rise of the addendum- Tactical considerations in applying to Cross examine witnesses in committal proceedings

In 2010 the Civil and Criminal Jurisdiction Reform and Modernisation Amendment Act amended the…


Blue Card laws: Is ‘exceptional’ the new normal?

In Queensland those who wish to work with, or foster, children must have a Blue Card. A Blue Card…


Queensland Human Rights Commission

The Queensland Human Rights Commission, created by the Human Rights Act 2019 (Qld), will commence…


Courier Mail Article - Jail Inspectorate Must Be Independent, Says Top Civil Liberties Lawyer Terry O’Gorman

The Courier Mail has published an article regarding the establishment of an independent…


YOU NEED TO WORRY ABOUT MORE THAN YOUR IPHONE

A recently dismissed murder case in Arkansas shows that concerns that law enforcement are…