Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 19 to 25 July 2021

by Sydney Criminal Lawyers
Sydney Criminal Lawyers®

In case you’ve missed any of them, here’s a rundown of the past week’s articles:

I Live in An Affected Local Government Area: Can I Leave it to Work?

The government has released a list of employment categories for which residents from the Fairfield, Canterbury-Bankstown and Liverpool areas can leave to attend work.

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Queensland Premier’s Trip to Tokyo: Justified or Irresponsible?

While the premier says the trip is essential to promote her state’s Olympic bid, many see it as a case of ‘do as I say, not as I do’.

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Pub Offers Free Pints to the Vaccinated

Good idea or divisive?

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The Offence of Misconduct in Public Office in New South Wales

Former Labor ministers Eddie Obeid and Ian Macdonald have been found guilty of corruption over a deal worth tens of millions.

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In a Time of Mounting Crises, Billionaires Are Holding a Tourism Space Race

Despite what’s happening across the globe, high profile billionaires see trips to space for the wealthy as a worthwhile pursuit.

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Carry a Mask and ID, or Face Court or a Hefty Fine

Justified or a step too far?

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Fairfield: A Diverse Southwest Sydney Community Under Siege

Residents of the Fairfield area have been unfairly subjected to heavy-handed enforcement by police, and demonisation by politicians.

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The Criminalisation of Whistleblowers: An Interview With Professor A J Brown

“[L]iberties and protections that we assume are well entrenched in our political and legal system are in fact not entrenched at all.”

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“A War for Money”: Peace Activist Greg Rolles on the Australian Abandonment of Afghanistan

The former Australian soldier explains how the invasion of Afghanistan and war crimes perpetrated on its people have devastated the nation.

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Australia Has Been Degrading and Torturing Innocent Refugees Offshore for Eight Years

Australia’s inhumane offshore detention regime continues eight years on.

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Federal Freedom of Information Laws Enhance Government Secrecy

“The federal FOI regime was written by bureaucrats to protect themselves, ministers and the government – either side of politics – from the obligation to release information”.

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What is the Drug Court Program in New South Wales?

The NSW Drug Court program seeks to help participants overcome drug dependance issues and stay out of prison.

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“There is Greater Need for an Australian Bill of Rights Now, More Than Ever,” Says Wilkie

“[W]e need… a bill of rights – that will protect all fundamental human rights. It is as simple as that.”

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Paris Prescribes Prison for the Unvaccinated

Unvaccinated people who use public transport or enter bars, restaurants, shopping centres or cinemas in France will face up to 6 months in prison.

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Police Establish Task Force to Track Down Protesters

Yesterday’s events highlight the divide between those who believe the protests are justified and those who see them as irresponsible.

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