Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Recap – Articles August 15-21, 2022


In case you missed any of them, here’s a look at last week’s articles:

The offense of displaying a Nazi symbol by a public act without a reasonable excuse

The NSW government has criminalized the public display of Nazi symbols, subject to exceptions.

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Google fined for illegally collecting data from Australian consumers

The tech giant has agreed to pay $60 million for illegally collecting personal data from Australian users.

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Senate investigation finds Albanese taking no action against Assange

Questions from the Senate made it clear that our government was doing nothing to entice Australia’s award-winning truthteller to return home.

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Prison guard charged with murder of Indigenous inmate

It is the first time in Australia that a prison guard has been charged with murder in connection with the death of an Indigenous person in custody.

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Reason Party’s Fiona Patten on public religious hospitals refusing abortion in Victoria, which Andrews will continue

Religious hospitals should not have the right to refuse reproductive health care if they wish to receive public funding.

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The Commonwealth offense of possessing, controlling, producing or supplying child pornography

A senior NSW police detective has been charged with sexual assault and possession of child pornography.

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A secret consolidation of power: Morrison trashes our democratic system

“How can Parliament keep… [Morrison] account, when they don’t even know he has this list of additional ministerial rights and responsibilities? »

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New South Wales Bail Applications: Supreme Court Rulings on Section 22B of the Bail Act 2013

Recent judgments shed light on the scope and application of new laws that require courts to deny bail to certain defendants who plead or are found guilty.

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‘Taking back control’: Greens MLC Abigail Boyd on nationalizing energy sector

With rising energy prices and systemic mismanagement plaguing our energy sector, there are calls for government to regain control.

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Anglican Church accused of using taxpayer funds to pay child sex abuse claims

The tax-exempt entity that receives nearly $250 million a year in public funds is accused of using some of that money for child sex abuse payments.

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Morrison’s ministerial deceptions illustrate a democracy in crisis

It is a flawed version of “democracy” that allows such political deception with impunity.

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Calls on the Prime Minister to keep his promise on war powers reform

There are calls for Albanese to keep his pre-election promise to transfer the power to decide whether Australia goes to war from the Prime Minister to Parliament.

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NSW Premier pledges to end bullying and harassment in state Parliament

Prime Minister Perrottet has warned his ministers that disciplinary action will be taken for inappropriate behavior in the workplace.

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