All is not well in teal world, despite their fancy lattes, their trendiness and their pious devotion to social justice.
Left-wing activist Sally Rugg is suing new member for Kooyong Dr Monique Ryan in the Federal Court for an alleged breach of general protections under the Fair Work Act.
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In October this year, we were the first to report on the demise of the career of Graeme Page KC, who was caught appearing in Court representing clients without a practicing certificate on numerous occasions.
Since then, we have fielded numerous telephone enquiries from concerned members of the public who have been unfortunate enough to have dealings with Graeme Page. In order to placate the hunger of such concerned citizens, and by popular demand, we have taken it upon ourselves to report further.
Continue reading “Graeme Page KC’s bankruptcy led to loss of practicing certificate”
Bruce Lehrmann, the former parliamentary political staffer who was accused of raping a colleague named Brittany Higgins at Parliament House has had all charges dropped again him.
This occurred after the trial had to be postponed because Lisa Wilkinson gave a speech at The Logie Awards, and when the trial finally took place, the jury had to be discharged because of juror misconduct.
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In August, Former Sydney schoolteacher and rugby league star Chris Dawson was found guilty of murdering his first wife Lynette Dawson following a long judge-only trial.
Chris Dawson was yesterday sentenced to 24 years in prison for this crime.
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Today, after a marathon trial that ran a total of 6 days spanning over 6 months, including two dates that fell over due to a lack of interpreters and a delivery of judgment, we triumphed at our local Courthouse, the Richlands Magistrates Court.
Continue reading “Client acquitted of two counts of contravention of Protection Order”
Last month, Constable Daniel Keneally was charged with fabricating evidence. This charge arose from Keneally submitting a report of a man named Luke Moore threatening to kill a police officer, which resulted in Moore being refused bail and spending time in jail for three weeks.
Moore had apparently recorded his discussion with Keneally jnr, and it is alleged that recording showed that Keneally’s report was false.
A Sydney court has been informed Constable Daniel Keneally will contest the charge.
Constable Daniel Keneally is the son of former NSW Premier and federal Senator Kristina Keneally.
A decision-maker being impartial is one of the core requirements of natural justice.
In the 19th century, Lord Campbell in Dimes  EngR 789 said that “no man is to be a judge in his own cause”.
As a majority of the High Court noted in Ebner v The Official Trustee in Bankruptcy  HCA 63:
“Fundamental to the common law system of adversarial trial is that it is conducted by an independent and impartial tribunal. Perhaps the deepest historical roots of this principle can be traced to Magna Carta (with its declaration that right and justice shall not be sold)”.
The commission of inquiry into QLD’s lab scandal has heard Managing scientist of Queensland Health’s Forensic and Scientific Services Cathie Allen recommended for amplification of low-level DNA samples without concentration, when concentration could have detected more serious criminals, but which would cost Queensland Health an estimated $20,000 less and generate less workload for lab staff.
Continue reading “Queensland forensic lab boss Cathie Allen accused of lying”
The ACT jury of Bruce Lehrmann’s trial for the alleged rape of former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins has been discharged.
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Former barrister Graeme Page’s career may have ended today after the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Queensland ordered an injunction restraining him from engaging in legal practice.
The Legal Services Commission had brought an application in the Supreme Court just last Friday. This occurred after it became aware last week that, despite not holding a practising certificate, Page appeared in the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia on a number of occasions between September 2022 and October 2022 when he was not entitled to do so.
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