The COVID-19 pandemic has affected every part of society for the foreseeable future, including how courts treat applications for bail or variation of bail conditions.… Read More »How Has Covid-19 Affected Bail Applications in Queensland
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The Queensland Racing Integrity Commission (QRIC) was formed by the Queensland government in 2016 to oversee and enforce standards of integrity in the sports of… Read More »What You Need to Know About the Queensland Racing Integrity Commission
Magistrates Courts across Queensland are open and hearing cases. This Practice Direction positions the Court to respond to the evolving situation. Arrangements are being put… Read More »Despite COVID-19 Queensland Magistrates Courts Are Operating
In the past couple of decades several government agencies – particularly those formed to fight organised crime – have gained important coercive powers as part… Read More »What You Need to Know About Coercive Hearings
Search warrants often form the evidentiary basis of criminal charges, yet criminal lawyers can often overlook scrutinising those warrants to ensure they were lawful. Hannay… Read More »Hannay Lawyers Get Charges Thrown Out for Dodgy Search Warrant
While most of us have no doubt seen police brandishing search warrants to enter someone’s home in cop shows, it’s doubtful many of us are… Read More »What to do During a Search Warrant Execution
Bail is a very important concept if you’ve been charged with a criminal offence. Understanding how it works can be the difference between staying in… Read More »All You Need to Know About Supreme Court Bail Applications
Perhaps you’re involved in a civil dispute with your neighbour about a dividing fence. Maybe you’re a tenant who has an issue with your landlord.… Read More »Can I Appeal a Decision Made by a Judicial Member of QCAT?
In Queensland a charge of causing grievous bodily harm (GBH) is a very serious criminal offence. The Queensland Criminal Code defines three types of… Read More »Charged with Grievous Bodily Harm? What You Need to Know
While most business owners strive to run their enterprise with minimum distraction from external agencies, the fact is we live in a highly regulated, legalistic… Read More »What You Need to Know About ASIC Investigations
Though all of Australia takes punishment of drug offences seriously, Queensland has always been well-known as one of the tougher states when it comes to… Read More »What You Need to Know About Drug Charges in Queensland
Whether it’s your first time or you already have a criminal record, being charged with a criminal offence can be one of the most stressful… Read More »What to Do When Charged with a Criminal Offence
Drug trafficking is one of the most serious offences involving dangerous drugs in Queensland, carrying heavy terms of imprisonment. But given there are many different… Read More »What You Need to Know About Drug Trafficking Charges