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State of Victoria (Office of Public Prosecutions) v Grant [2014] FCAFC 184   Before: Tracey, Buchanan & White JJ Decision: Appeal allowed Catchwords:           Brief Overview: INDUSTRIAL LAW – appeal from Federal Circuit Court – whether trial judge erred in finding employee’s mental disability was the reason for the termination of his...
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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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 State of Queensland v RAF [2010] QCA 332  The President and White JA concurred with the reasoning of McMeekin J to dismiss the appeal by the State of Queensland. The principal issue on appeal was whether the primary judge had erred in finding the plaintiff’s disability of mind (sections 5(2) and 29 of the Limitations...
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