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The limits of secrecy
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • March 7 2018

The High Court has read down a statutory secrecy provision that purported to shield information from production to a court on judicial review. In


What are control orders in the context of national security legislation?
  • Nyman Gibson Miralis
  • Australia
  • March 6 2018

A control order imposes obligations, prohibitions and restrictions against a person for the purpose of protecting the public from a terrorist attack


What a difference a Day makes: the High Court on disqualifying pecuniary interests of parliamentarians
  • The Commercial Bar Association of Victoria
  • Australia
  • May 31 2017

In Re Day No 2 2017 HCA 14, the High Court determined that Mr Bob Day had an indirect pecuniary interest in an agreement with the Commonwealth


50th Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum
  • PwC Australia
  • Australia
  • May 29 2017

On 27 May 1967, an overwhelming number of Australians voted in favour of amending Australia's Constitution to include Indigenous Australians in the


Liquidators’ disclaimer power not fail-safe
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Australia
  • May 12 2017

This week’s TGIF considers Linc Energy Ltd (in Liq) v Chief Executive Dept of Environment & Heritage Protection 2017 QSC 53, in which the Queensland


The limits of 18C: racism is on the rise, and it's not up to judges to stop it
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • USA, Australia
  • March 13 2017

The limits of 18C: racism is on the rise, and it's not up to judges to stop it MICHAEL BRADLEY Managing Partner, Marque Lawyers "If I were doing the


High Court rejects Clive Palmer’s constitutional challenge to liquidator’s power: when is a matter a matter?
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • February 9 2017

In November 2016, the High Court of Australia heard a challenge brought by Clive Palmer in respect of the constitutional validity of the power of a


U-turn on trans-Tasman patent processes
  • FPA Patent Attorneys
  • New Zealand, Australia
  • October 31 2016

The New Zealand (NZ) government has recently done "a complete U-turn" on planned trans-Tasman processes in the latest round of patent reforms, as a


Andrew Bolt's big honking errors on indigenous recognition
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • New Zealand, Australia
  • September 23 2016

What a shame that Andrew Bolt was pitted against Linda Burney as the headline acts in Recognition: Yes or No?, the ABC's attempt at a civil and


When must an employer’s premises be available for union meetings?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Australia
  • July 14 2016

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has held that union officials have no right to enter employers premises to hold discussions with employees before