Can I be fired for not wearing a mask at work?

  • 25 January 2021
New laws that came into effect this month require people to wear a face mask or face a $200 fine in NSW. This applies also to people who work in the industries listed below requiring mandatory

Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility

  • 28 September 2020
Being criminal responsible for a crime is said to being able to distinguish between the right and wrongness of the crime. Adults for the most part are thought of as criminally responsible by th

Self Defence – when does it apply?

  • 08 September 2020
There is a common perception that you can act in Self-Defence of yourself and /or others when there is danger present. Whilst this is true you must be aware of just when and how you can claim S

POLICE POWERS of ARREST (without a warrant)

  • 03 August 2020
Police often perform arrest in the community without a warrant. Arrests occur as part of a police officer’s normal duties. However, the police words of ‘you’re under arrest’

COVID-19 and the impact on Domestic Violence

  • 22 July 2020
Australia and other countries around the world have recently had, and in some states appear to be returning to. various stages of lockdown due to the coronavirus, which according to the John Hopkin

Phone & Internet Use – Cybercrime

  • 21 July 2020
Be careful how you use your phone or social media, it may result in a Criminal Cybercrime offence We have become a society that relies heavily on our phones, emails, instant messages, Facebook,

The injustice of expensive justice

  • 01 July 2020
Legal Aid It is unfortunately a harsh reality that not everyone can afford a lawyer. The limitations of our system of justice become apparent when bodies such as Legal Aid, which are government

Criminal Appeals in NSW

  • 30 June 2020
A fundamental component of a fair trial is the capacity to appeal the outcome. One reason why this is fundamental to justice is because even learned magistrates and judges can make errors. These ca

Can I legally protest?

  • 18 June 2020
Considering recent events, some people are wondering whether they can legally protest in Australia. The below discussion is a brief overview of what rights Australians have and how in NSW the

Why you need to know a good criminal lawyer

  • 04 June 2020
Before explaining why someone experienced on your side can be invaluable when you are charged with any criminal offence, I’d like to ask you something. When watching the news, and you see a h
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