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    CCAQ v Smith

    17 September 2015

    Crown Law acted for the Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection and the Minister for Natural Resources and Mines in Coast and Country Association of Queensland Inc v Smith [2015] QSC 260 in which Justice Douglas of the Supreme Court delivered judgment on 4 September 2015.

  • Evidence definition

    Bidjara People v State of Qld

    17 September 2015

    Wyman on behalf of the Bidjara People v State of Queensland [2015] FCAFC108

  • judge

    CL defends discrimination claim by deaf juror

    04 September 2015
    In 2012, the Queensland District Court involuntarily excused Ms Lyons, a hearing impaired person, from jury service on the basis that she required the assistance of sign language interpreters.
  • surveillance

    Investigations and Security Providers Act 1993

    21 August 2015

    Clients should be aware that when engaging a private investigator to carry out an investigation of an administrative nature (i.e. they are not exercising powers under legislation), the investigator should be licensed under the Security Providers Act 1993.

  • privacy

    BAW v Department of Justice and Attorney-General, Office of Fair Trading [2015] QCAT 285

    21 August 2015

    Crown Law’s Administrative Law team acted for the department in successfully resisting one of the few privacy claims decided by QCAT under the Information Privacy Act 2009 (‘the IP Act’).