Scott Morrison says the government had no authority to reject or approve the leasing of the Port of Darwin to a Chinese company. Is that correct?

In October 2015, the Northern Territory government, led by the Country Liberal Party, sold a 99-year lease over land and operations of the Port of Darwin for $506 million to Landbridge Group, the Australian subsidiary of a Shandong-based energy and infrastructure group owned by Chinese billionaire Ye Cheng. Scott Morrison said the absence of an authority to approve or Read More …

Requirements to Travel Overseas.

Australia Digital Passenger Declaration (DPD) Before you start You may complete your DPD using your web browser on desktop or via your mobile device. Before boarding and on arrival in Australia you may be asked to show your DPD. You should either print a copy of your DPD from the summary screen or ensure you Read More …

Enforcing New Zealand judgments in Australia

Judgment criteria The registration regime for the enforcement of New Zealand judgments in Australia is contained in Part 7 of the Trans-Tasman Proceedings Act 2010(Cth). The types of New Zealand judgments that can be enforced in Australia are broad and include the following: (a)  money judgments; (b)  non-money judgments; (c)  judgments in criminal proceedings that Read More …

THE APPOINTMENT OF LINDA DESSAU AS ADMINISTRATOR.

      ANNOTATED CONSTITUTION OF THE AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH.   “Such Person as the Queen may Appoint.”   These words refer to the appointment of an acting Governor-General or Administrator of the Government of the Commonwealth, appointed under commission by the Queen. This officer, when so appointed, is authorized to exercise all the powers and functions of Read More …

Has Governor General of Australia His Excellency General, the Honourable David Hurley fled the Commonwealth of Australia?

      On the 27th of January the Governor General of Australia His Excellency General the Honourable David Hurley AC DSC (Retd)  fled the Commonwealth of Australia after being served with an enquiry to the validity of his office pending. The Governor of Victoria has been appointed as Administrator by herself on January 27th 2022. Read More …