• Nywaigi People’s native title determination

    11 June 2018

    At a hearing on Mungalla Station near Ingham in North Queensland on 20 April 2018, the Federal Court formally recognised the Nywaigi People’s native title rights and interests over almost 40,000 hectares of land and waters between Rollingstone Creek to the south, Victoria Creek to the north, east to the waters of Halifax Bay and inland to include part of the Paluma Ranges.

  • Ipso facto provisions to commence 1 July 2018

    01 June 2018

    The ipso facto provisions in Part 2 of Schedule 1 of the Treasury Laws Amendment (2017 Enterprise Incentives No 2) Act 2017 (Cth) will commence on 1 July 2018.

  • Adam Hall featured in the QLS Proctor magazine

    10 May 2018

    Principal Lawyer, Adam Hall from the Commercial and Property Team has been featured in the May edition of Proctor.

  • food

    Woolworths Limited v Spletter - Food Act prosecution appeal

    23 April 2018

    On 1 December 2017, the advocacy chambers within Crown Law successfully defended an appeal to the District Court, under section 222 of the Justices Act 1886, on behalf of Queensland Health, relating to a penalty imposed on Woolworths Limited (“the company”).

  • Legal representation in the QIRC

    20 April 2018

    The Industrial Relations Act 2016 (IR Act) commenced on 1 March 2017. Similar to the now repealed Industrial Relations Act 1999, the IR Act limits the circumstances where a party may be represented by a lawyer in proceedings before the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (the QIRC).