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Bunning v Centacare [2015] FCCA 280 On a strike out application Judge Vasta found that sexual behaviour and in particular, polyamorous behaviour is not akin to sexual orientation. The strike out application was allowed. David Cormack – Brisbane Barrister & Mediator
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Kuczborski v Queensland [2014] HCA 46 (14 November 2014) I refer you to the judgment summary. David Cormack – Brisbane Barrister & Mediator
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Reproduced with the permission of Queensland Advocacy Incorporated (QAI): QAI formed part of the Australian NGO Delegation reporting to the 53rd session of the United Nation’s Committee Against Torture in Geneva this week, calling upon the Australian Government to take immediate steps to halt ongoing human rights abuses in Australia.  At issue was the treatment of...
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Magaming v The Queen [2013] HCA 40 (11 October 2013) I refer you to the judgment summary wherein the High Court dismissed the appeal that it was unconstitutional to impose a mandatory 5 year custodial sentence. Brisbane Barrister – David Cormack
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Maloney v The Queen [2013] HCA 28 (19 June 2013) I refer you to the judgment summary. David Cormack – Brisbane Barrister
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Dovedeen Pty Ltd & Anor v GK [2013] QCA 116   JUDGES: Fraser and Gotterson JJA and Margaret Wilson J Separate reasons for judgment of each member of the Court, Fraser and Gotterson JJA concurring as to the orders made, Margaret Wilson J dissenting in part ORDERS: 1.     Grant leave to appeal 2.     Allow the...
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Authors Jason Noakes, Stuart Kollmorgen, Nicola Martin Introduction What does the Bill mean for employers? Why the proposed changes? What are the key proposed changes? The Report What happens now? View all pages   Reproduced with permission of Norton Rose Fulbright in accordance with their legal notice and disclaimers.
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To be in the draw for a free ticket to the breakfast at The Strand at Rugby Quay, Plaza Level, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane with Jennifer Robinson being hosted by QPILCH this Friday 4 May 2012 at 7am – email by reply “Jennifer Robinson”. Brisbane Barrister – David Cormack
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Wotton v Queensland [2012] HCA 2 I refer you to the judgment summary by way of an overview. Brisbane Barrister – David Cormack
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In brief: Individuals could soon gain the right to sue other individuals and companies over serious invasions of privacy if the Federal Government adopts recommendations in a long-awaited issues paper. The issues paper considers the introduction of a statutory cause of action for invasions of privacy and how to strike the right balance between an...
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