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Supreme Court Grants Gunnedah Man Bail

After being initially refused bail by the Magistrates Court, Desmond Daves and his solicitor, Alex Jones, successfully applied to the Supreme Court of New South Wales to have that decision overturned. Desmond Daves is charged with a total of nine offences arising from his arrest on...

The Vicious Lawless Association Disestablishment Act

In the last few weeks our Government has taken unprecedented short cuts to “fast track” new laws in what we are told is a move by the Government motivated by a desire to “protect the community”. These changes include, but are not limited to, the introduction...

Citizens Arrest in Queensland

A citizen’s arrest is an area of law that most people know of, but not many know about. It can be a tricky and dangerous area of law to involve yourself in, but sometimes a necessary one. The Law In Queensland In Queensland, Section 546 of the...

Failure To Notify Prevents Police Using Previous Similar Offences

Phillip Lloyd Thompson will avoid jail after pleading guilty to dangerous driving on the Bruce Highway. Mr Thompson received an eight month jail term, suspended for 15 months, and was disqualified from driving for two years. Police however failed to properly notify Mr Thompson that they...

Pre-Trial Hearings Begin in Daniel Morcombe Trial

Parties to the Daniel Morcombe trial will be subject to a directions hearing today in the Supreme Court of Queensland. The directions hearing will determine the future conduct of the proceedings and is one of the final steps prior to trial. Brett Peter Cowan, represented by...

Not Guilty for Man Accused of Grand Central Fire

The District Court in Toowoomba took less than one hour to return verdicts of not guilty on Army captain Gary Kristensen for allegedly setting alight four vehicles, including his own Nissan Navara, that were written off after the blaze on the evening of March 7,...