Register now for the 2017 Crown Law Legal Conference06 June 2017
Crown Law is hosting its annual legal conference for government officers on Thursday, 3 August 2017.
Brown v Tasmania31 May 2017
Former Senator and Australian Greens leader Dr Bob Brown challenged the validity of Tasmanian legislation which regulates protest activity in or near workplaces on the basis that the legislation infringes the implied freedom of political communication.
Linc Energy (in liquidation) : Longley v Chief Executive, DEHP31 May 2017
On 13 April 2017, the Supreme Court handed down judgment in the matter of Linc Energy (in liq); Longley v Chief Executive, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection  QSC 53. This is an important decision which significantly broadens the application of the ‘roll-back’ provisions in the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), which allow State laws to operate where there would otherwise be an inconsistency for the purposes of s 109 of the Constitution.
New ICT contracting framework to replace GITC30 May 2017
Lawyers from Crown Law’s Commercial and Property Team have been working in collaboration with the Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation (DSITI) to develop a new ICT contracting framework for government.
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.