Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles from 30 August to 5 September 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:

The Offence of Intentionally or Recklessly Destroying or Damaging Property by Fire in NSW

Police say the person who burnt down a COVID testing clinic over the weekend scrawled ‘anti-government’ graffiti, including ‘fight the system’ and ‘people revolt’.

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Proposed Law Seeks to Prohibit ‘COVID Passports’

A private members’ bill seeks to make in unlawful for the federal government to introduce COVID passports.

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Calls to Release ‘Low Risk’ Inmates, as COVID Spreads in NSW Prisons

COVID has made its way into New South Wales prisons, resulting in a state-wide lockdown.

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Driver Who Filmed Dying Police Officer Released from Prison

A driver who spent 10 months behind bars for outraging public decency by filming a dying police officer has been released.

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“Never the Solution”: Emma Hurst on Council Euthanising Dogs Over COVID Concerns

A NSW Council killed 16 rescue dogs, including a mother and her puppies, because it was concerned volunteers travelling to collect them might have COVID-19.

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NSW Police Swarm on Anti-Lockdown Protesters Across the State

Over 150 people were arrested and nearly 600 fined during 79 protests across NSW, as many expressed their frustrations over protracted lockdowns.

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Public Health Order Offences in New South Wales

A man from western Sydney who allegedly went on the run after being diagnosed with COVID-19 has been charged with 13 public health offences.

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Former Police Officer Charged with 98 Criminal Offences

The charges include rape, indecent assault and stalking which were allegedly committed while he was a serving police officer.

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District Court ‘Severity Appeals’ in NSW: Appeals from the Local to the District Court

A man who pleaded guilty to offences relating to Sydney’s anti-lockdown protest has had his appeal thrown out and his prison sentence confirmed.

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Calls to Release ‘Low Risk’ Inmates, as COVID Spreads in NSW Prisons

There are renewed calls for the release of non-violent, elderly and chronically ill inmates from NSW prisons, in order to reduce overcrowding and lessen the impact of the current outbreak.

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Morrison-Berejiklian COVID Plan Equals Mass Death, Says Lockdown to Zero’s Josh Lees

The campaign opposes ending lockdowns at anything other than zero cases, asserting that to do otherwise “will lead to… mass deaths” and “huge stress on the hospital system”.

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Sydney Police Post Pictures of Work Party on Social Media

Officers have been accused of hypocrisy after having a party at a Western Sydney police station, while strictly enforcing the rules on others.

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Release Nonviolent Inmates Before the Prison COVID Outbreak Explodes

“There is only one solution” to the COVID outbreak in NSW prisons “and that is the urgent release of nonviolent offenders… under parole supervision.”

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Attempting a Hat-Trick of Successfully Suing Police: An Interview With ISUEPolice’s Luke Brett Moore

Luke Moore has successfully sued the NSW Police Force twice, is suing again and has started a service to help others do the same.

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Wilcannia’s First Nations COVID Crisis Continues to Escalate

Locals have long warned the current “humanitarian crisis” would occur if governments continued to ignore the vulnerable community.

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Identify and Disrupt Laws Put Nail in the Coffin of Democracy

Any doubts Australia is anything other than an authoritarian country should be dispelled by new laws empowering authorities to hack, alter and take over the online accounts of citizens.

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The Offence of Possessing a Commercial Quantity of Unlawfully Imported Border Controlled Drug

A man is facing a maximum penalty of life in prison for allegedly attempting to possess 350kg of unlawfully imported heroin in Sydney.

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