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Upcoming MCLE Seminar: Responding to Investigations and Public Hearings of Commissions of Inquiry

Responding to investigations and public hearings of commissions of inquiry present significant challenges for legal practitioners unfamiliar with this specialist area. This upcoming College of Law CLE seminar will review the critical issues that arise including: 218 more words

Regulatory Issues

Bill Pickering Should Be Handed The Robes: Not Mayoral, but Papal

Rarely can a few paragraphs of text move someone to shed a tear or two, but a letter to the Northern District Times on July 9th, 2014 certainly did. 574 more words

All Is Not What It Seems: Persecuted Petch Deserves Some Common Law Sanity

If you haven’t yet heard, ICAC’s report into Ryde Council was released last Monday, capturing the imagination of ………. well, no one really!

It’s taken more than a week to bring myself to posting this after initially being floored by the brazen arrogance of a bunch of publicly-funded underachievers offering up their latest novel to their benefactors (the taxpaying public). 471 more words

Shorten on Federal ICAC: No Comment

The recent NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC) has reaped some dubious rewards. Front and backbench Liberal MPs have been unceremoniously cut from the pack after revelations of cronyism and back-channeling going as high as the ex-Premier of NSW, Barry O’Farrell. 253 more words

Leader Bill Shorten

Ryde Council Action - Not!!!!

OK… maybe part 2 picks up the pace a bit… but otherwise… blrrrrrggh!