Sedition.

In the Halsbury’s Law of England Sedition has been defined as follows, “Sedition is a misdemeanour at common law consisting of acts done, words spoken and published, or writings capable of being a libel published, in each case with an intention i)  to bring into hatred or to excite disaffection against , the queen or Read More …

COVID-19 Hotel Quarantine Inquiry Final Report and Recommendations

Private security guards should not have been engaged in the circumstances Security guards were not the appropriate cohort to provide security services in the Hotel Quarantine Program without close monitoring and extensive and continued training by those with the requisite expertise. That level of monitoring and training did not occur. Consideration was not given to Read More …

CONSTITUTIONAL IMPLICATIONS (I) & (II): DOCTRINES OF EQUALITY AND DEMOCRACY

Much of Australian constitutional law involves the consideration of implications said to be found within the Australian Constitution. The development of the notion of ‘implied rights’ has brought the topic to prominence, but implications are of great significance in all areas of interpretation. This article, the first of a pair, examines how and when constitutional Read More …

Mercury Fact Sheets.

Inorganic Mercury: When eaten in large amounts, some inorganic mercury compounds can be very irritating and corrosive to the digestive system. If repeatedly eaten or applied to the skin over long period of time, some inorganic mercury compounds can cause effects similar to what is seen with long term mercury vapor exposure, including neurological disturbances, Read More …