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Djokovic Visa Cancellation Upheld

Posted on January 25, 2022

Following the overturning of Djokovic’s visa cancellation, various other issues regarding the process of the 9-time Australian Open winner’s entry into the country started to come into public view…

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What is Family Dispute Resolution under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth)? What are its’ advantages?

Posted on January 24, 2022

Family dispute resolution (FDR) is a “mandatory” mediation process used to help the parties in a family breakdown settle their disputes before filing an application before the Court. Unlike Court…

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Posted on January 21, 2022

When applying for visas, there are generally lengthy processing times. Approximate waiting times are posted on the Department of Home Affair’s website; however, they generally encompass wider ranges…

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Djokovic Appeal Success

Posted on January 14, 2022

What happened on 10 January 2022? On 10 January 2022, the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (FCFCA) decided in favour of Mr Djokovic’s application to quash the Department of Home Affair’s…

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Migration During the Pandemic

Posted on December 23, 2021

Following the introduction of COVID-19 into Australia in January 2020, thousands of temporary migrants left the country and even more have not been allowed in due to border closures. There are many…

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The Right to Lateral Support: A Responsibility of Neighbours

Posted on December 17, 2021

In essence, the right to lateral is the principle that every landholder has an implied right to the preservation of support provided to that land or by the subsoil (often from neighbouring property).…

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What to Consider when Entering into a Secured Loan

Posted on December 15, 2021

Loans for many different purposes may be secured by assets such as family homes, investments properties or business premises. Ultimately the level of statutory protection provided to borrowers varies…

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Defamation. What are your options?

Posted on December 08, 2021

Only recently, Indigenous Australian man, Terry Flowers, was incorrectly identified as the child abductor of Cleo Smith, a 4-year-old girl who went missing for 18 days in Western Australia’s…

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Posted on December 03, 2021

Where a party (the Respondent) does not meet their contractual requirements or any other legal obligation and therefore owes money to an Applicant, however, they decline the presumption that they…

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Australian Consumer Law

Posted on November 22, 2021

The Australian Consumer Law (the “ACL”) is a national law aiming to protect consumer rights in transactions and commercial dealings. It hosts both general and specific protections depending on the…

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