Going to Court? Book Your Free First Appointment

Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Articles

Left Unprotected: An Interview With People With Disability Australia’s Giancarlo de Vera

by Paul Gregoire
The understanding that elderly people and people living with disability were the two key demographics most at risk of contracting COVID-19, and further, that they have an increased susceptibility to greater harms on infection, has been well grasped since the...

NSW Government Proposes to Divert Certain Drug Offenders Away From the Criminal Justice System

by Sonia Hickey
The New South Wales Government is proposing to implement a new program across the state, which would give some drug offenders a second chance. It’s a sharp departure from the hardline stance of successive state governments, which have refused to...

As the ACT Moves to Fixed-Site Pill Testing, NSW Police Minister Doesn’t Get It

by Paul Gregoire
NSW police minister David Elliott took the opportunity of Sydney opening up from its extended lockdown to strengthen the understanding that he has no idea about the evidence behind the harm reduction intervention known as pill testing. Elliott told Sky...

New Payment Approved for Victims Fleeing Domestic Violence

by Sonia Hickey
A new support payment has been announced for victims fleeing abusive relationships. The one-off payment of $5,000 is a new and very welcome initiative, as authorities around the country grapple with the rapid increase in the number of domestic violence...

COVID-19 Has Infected Medevac Refugees in Long-Term Hotel Detention

by Paul Gregoire
After 18 months of warnings, the inevitable has happened. A number of refugees who’ve been detained long-term by the Australian government have tested positive to COVID-19. These men are amongst the 50-odd majority Medevac refugees currently locked up in Carlton’s...

The Offence of a Child Possessing Spray Paint Without a Lawful Purpose in NSW

by Sonia Hickey
Once just an American holiday that Australians would see on the big screen in movies like ET, Halloween has slowly, but steadily made its way to our shores. And every year it just seems to get bigger here. The shops...

Federal Government: Get Your Priorities Right!

by Sonia Hickey
Welcome to Australia 2021, once known as ‘the lucky country’, where the federal government is spending tens of billions of taxpayer dollars on nuclear-powered submarines in an effort to impress the US and UK, and act as a regional police...

NSW Supreme Court Rejects Challenges to Public Health Orders

by Sonia Hickey
More than a million people tuned in to the live stream of  Kassam v Hazzard; Henry v Hazzard via the New South Wales Supreme Court’s YouTube channel over the past couple of weeks, many hoping for a judgement which invalidates...

Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 11 to 17 October 2021

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles: ‘Freedom Day’ for Some, Discrimination Day for Others To many, the so-called ‘roadmap to freedom’ is paved with discrimination. Click here to read the article...

Public Interest Disclosure Laws Stall as Government Interest Reigns

by Paul Gregoire
High-profile whistleblowers prosecutions – or political prosecutions, as some prefer – have become a prominent feature of the rule of the Abbott/Turnbull/Morrison regime, along with the guarding of state secrets to the point that the proposition of open government is...
Load older articles

Receive all of our articles weekly

Going to Court? Call For Your Free First Appointment