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man acquitted after pub brawl

Man Acquitted After Pub Brawl

It didn’t take the Toowoomba District Court jury for its deliberation to acquit a man that has caused grievous bodily harm towards a colleague at work by punching him during their Christmas party. The person who has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm was Carrie...

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G20 Police outside Queensland to Be Exempted from Local Investigations

Trying to resolve complaints against 1,500 police outside Queensland for the G20 is next to impossible While there will a number of New Zealand and Interstate police sent to boost the G20 security in Brisbane, there is concern that because they will be operating outside their own jurisdiction,...

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Fighting the Meter

Parking tickets create an enormous amount of frustration for drivers but there appears to be an increasing number of them being successfully overturned. If you have been issued an infringement notice for parking related offences and you believe there may be grounds for it to be...

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Is Your Child being Bullied Online?

The death of Charlotte Dawson earlier this year placed the spotlight back on cyberbullying and the devastating effects that this behaviour can have on a person’s life. If your child has experienced any of the following, please seek legal advice: abusive emails and/or texts online that are...

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Bikie Prison Segregation to End

Following an apology to the people of Queensland, Premier Campbell Newman announced changes to several controversial policy decisions. On Monday, Premier Newman made the announcement that the uniform and segregation arrangements for criminal gang members will cease. Previously arrangements were in place that allowed for criminal gang...

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Brothers Jailed For Dealing Heroin

Brothers William Garnett Phillips and Leigh Garnett Phillips have been jailed after a Supreme Court Trial in Brisbane relating to an array of offences relating to a drug business. Mr William Phillips was represented by barrister Alastair McDougall. Mr Leigh Phillips was represented by barrister Angus...