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stealing or theft in Australia

Theft in Australia

The maximum penalties that can be applied for theft vary depending on the state or territory in Australia. Other names for theft are larceny and stealing. These offenses are typically resolved in magistrates courts, though under some situations, they might be brought before a higher court. The laws ...
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Legal aspects of Fortune Telling in Australia

Legal aspects of Fortune Telling in Australia

Overview While it might seem like harmless fun to visit a fortune teller, doing so is actually illegal in several areas of Australia. When fortune telling is done with the intention of misleading, it is considered a summary offense in some jurisdictions. The laws are written with the supposition tha...
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Robbery Offences (WA)

Robbery Offences (Western Australia WA)

Robbery is covered by a number of offences in the Western Australian Criminal Code. Because it combines elements of theft and violence, robbery is referred to as a composite offense. Robbery offenses are punishable by indictment, and they must be resolved in the District Court following a committal ...
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Criminal Damage

Criminal Damage

In all Australian states and territories, it is illegal to intentionally harm or destroy property. Various names for this offense include malicious harm, deliberate damage, criminal damage, and property damage. The range of offenses includes serious offenses that could result in extended jail senten...
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personal reference in NSW Australia

Personal Reference: What to include

  Character references are something you might want to include in your plea of mitigation if you have been found guilty of a crime. A personal reference provides the court with details about your personality, accomplishments, and services to society. These details may help the court determine w...
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Is it safe enough? Changes to the Family Law Act

Is it sufficiently secure? Modifications to Family Law Act

The Family Law Act of 1975 will shortly undergo significant revisions. The modifications will aid in streamlining a complicated and multifaceted family law system. Since the rules are new and unproven, it is unclear how effective they will be in protecting children and victim-survivors of family vio...
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Groundswell of support for more courtrooms in Parramatta

Growing body of opinion in favor of adding extra courts to Parramatta

Parramatta, Sydney’s demographic center, is the target of a fresh initiative by the local government, businesses, and legal firms to increase the area’s legal precinct. Rekindled support from the local council, local legal firms, and major institutions is being extended to an ambitious e...
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New project to report real-time safety concerns

It is possible to flag safety concerns on a crowdsourced map in real time, which could give women more confidence to travel and walk alone at night.   YourGround NSW “YourGround NSW” is a free interactive crowdmap that allows people to report safety problems in real time. It started...
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Australia’s latest national health emergency: Generation Vape

  The frequency with which young Australians are utilizing vape has reached a level that justifies federal government action. However, what is the underlying cause of this significant public health concern, and what are the regulatory issues?   Vapes, often known as e-cigarettes, are a reg...
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Senate passes Bill to give courts power to strip citizenship

Senate passes Bill to give courts power to strip citizenship

The Senate approved a new law granting courts the authority to strip Australians with dual citizenship of their citizenship for serious offenses, with support from all parties. But the Law Council of Australia’s and other legal professionals’ concerns have gone unanswered.   The Bil...
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