News

  • food

    Restaurant owners pleads guilty to selling unsafe food

    29 April 2016

    On 1 April 2016, Crown Law represented Queensland Health in the Beenleigh Magistrates Court in a prosecution under the Food Act 2006 for one of the largest outbreaks of food poisoning in Queensland.

  • High Court of Australia

    Barbaro amendment has been passed

    20 April 2016

    In February, 2014, the High Court ruled in Barbaro & Zirilli v the Queen [2014] HCA 2 that prosecutors were not permitted to make submissions on sentence in relation to the range of penalty properly available to sentencing Courts.

  • advice

    Crown Law advice acknowledged by DEWS Director-General

    15 April 2016

    Recently, the Director-General of the Department of Energy and Water Supply (DEWS), Mr Paul Simshauser, presented specialised technical training in computer modelling and forecasting for energy prices as a fundraising event for Windana Support Centre Inc.

  • Art

    Cape York lands returned to traditional owners after 22 years of negotiations

    12 April 2016

    More than 54,000 hectares of land north-west of Cooktown was returned to its traditional Aboriginal owners at a ceremony in Hopevale on Wednesday 6 April 2016.

  • scales-of-justice

    New Mental Health Act 2016

    11 March 2016

    The Mental Health Act 2016 was passed in the Queensland Parliament on 18 February 2016.