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18 Mar 2019
Home care a core consideration of 2nd RC hearing
The second Adelaide hearing for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has kicked off today, with a focus on aged care in the home. ...
County Court of Victoria
18 Mar 2019
How Chief Judge Kidd separated the Catholic Church from the rule of law
In preliminary observations to his sentence of Cardinal George Pell, Chief Judge Peter Kidd of the County Court outlined what was and wasn’t involve...
Bruce Simmonds
18 Mar 2019
Addressing the lack of a Southern Queensland Supreme Court
Although Queensland’s next state elections are scheduled for October 2020, Gold Coast lawyers are already pushing hard on an issue that could cost t...
15 Mar 2019
Be wary of fake lawyers ‘endangering the public’
The general public must take care when seeking legal advice, and ensure all dealings are done with qualified and certified solicitors, warned Queensla...
15 Mar 2019
Why Chief Judge Kidd broadcast the Pell sentence
While handing down the six-year jail sentence for Cardinal George Pell, Chief Judge Peter Kidd of the County Court of Victoria explained that the live...
15 Mar 2019
WA’s administrative tribunal welcomes first Asian Australian appointment
The Western Australian State Administrative Tribunal has appointed its newest sessional member. Write comment (0 Comments) ...
14 Mar 2019
Victim, lawyers respond to Pell’s jail sentence
One of Cardinal George Pell’s victims, as well as numerous legal practitioners, have responded to yesterday’s sentencing hearing in the County Cou...
14 Mar 2019
High Court curbs Timber Creek compensation
The High Court of Australia has ruled on the Timber Creek case, handing down its first ever decision regarding a native title compensation appeal. ...
14 Mar 2019
Townsville needs a full-time Federal Circuit Court judge
Townsville is Queensland’s largest regional centre, and the federal government needs to urgently ensure a permanent judge for the Federal Circuit Co...
13 Mar 2019
Pell sentence revealed by Victorian County Court
The fate of Cardinal George Pell, following his recent conviction, has been handed down this morning at a sentencing hearing at the County Court of V...
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