Sydney Criminal Lawyers® Weekly Rundown – Articles October 17-23, 2022


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

As street dog care in Kathmandu grows, community attitude towards stray dogs is changing

The touching story of a non-profit organization that has improved the lives of tens of thousands of street dogs.

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The Law, Penalties and Defenses for the Sexual Act Offense in New South Wales

A man is accused of masturbating in front of a mother and her young daughter at a Western Sydney Kmart store.

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Australia: Easy choices for cybercriminals

The latest data breach potentially exposes 2.2 million users of a website owned by Woolworths to fraud and identity theft.

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NSW Police have been given draconian search powers over encrypted devices

The police have been given even greater power to harass those who have served their sentence.

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Pollies’ reputation excuse for NACC’s closed-door proceedings is bullshit

The Albanian government has said federal anti-corruption hearings will be held in secret, to protect politicians’ reputations.

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Dr Alison Broinowski on the success of the War Powers investigation despite Marles’ intervention

The decision on whether Australia goes to war should be up to Parliament, not just the Prime Minister.

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Perrottet passed a package of police state laws, just before the likely election loss

“New South Wales is becoming a police state… [where] [t]The Coalition’s reckless arbitrary intervention and policing program shines brightly.”

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What happens if I am late filing my tax return?

Failure to file your tax return on time can result in a fine that doubles every 28 days, while continued failure can result in criminal prosecution.

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Pauline Hanson loses libel case

The One Nation leader was ordered to pay $250,000 to a former senator she falsely accused of sexually abusing a staff member.

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Australia attacked by cybercriminals

“[W]we found… [Medibank customers] with very interesting diagnostics,” the hackers claimed. “And we will email their information to them.”

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Facial recognition technology: come to a slot machine room near you

Many are skeptical of claims that the introduction of facial recognition technology is only meant to protect problem gamblers.

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All your daily needs offered in the streets of Kathmandu: in photos

Although one of the least developed countries in the world, Nepal boasts of a vibrant street life, rich culture and a lack of social control that is unfamiliar to many Australians.

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In Going Green, Australian companies will destroy PNG: Interview with PNG Trust’s Joseph Ka’au

The project to build “green” hydroelectric power stations in Papua New Guinea will have a devastating environmental impact on our neighbour.

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OPCAT debacle continues: NSW denies UN human rights inspectors entry to prisons

The Perrottet government reneged on its agreement to allow prisons to be assessed for compliance with human rights requirements.

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McBride to plead public interest defense next week, under flawed laws

The former defense force lawyer who exposed Australian war crimes in Afghanistan will argue that the public had a right to be informed of the atrocities committed in our name.

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