No limitation period for survivors of childhood sexual abuse in Queensland25 May 2017
Following recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, from 1 March 2017 in Queensland, survivors of childhood sexual abuse are not subject to a limitation period and they may bring a personal injuries claim at any time.
New requirements for filing documents on the commercial list at the Supreme Court24 May 2017
Please be aware of new requirements under the Supreme Court Practice Direction no 21 of 2016 in relation to matters on the Commercial List.
Ku-ring-gai Council v Garry West: recent decision04 May 2017
In the recent decision of Ku-ring-gai Council v Garry West as delegate of the Acting Director-General, Office of Local Government  NSWCA 54, the NSW Court of Appeal considered the question of whether the public interest in the production of documents outweighed the public interest in preserving secrecy and confidentiality.
High Court finds in favour of Commissioner of State Revenue (Victoria)11 April 2017
High Court finds in favour of Commissioner of State Revenue (Victoria).
Competitive Neutrality Review to consider changes to Competitive Neutrality Policy17 March 2017
You may be aware that at present, there is no independent monitoring of the States’ compliance with competitive neutrality principles.