NBN Wraps Up Trial in Redcliffe

Access to the National Broadband Network is one step closer for Redcliffe locals, following the successful wrap-up of NBN’s pilot trial.

Last year, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull joined Federal Member for Petrie Luke Howarth MP in Clontarf to announce the Redcliffe Peninsula had been chosen for a pilot HFC program.

HFC (hybrid fibre-coaxial) networks […]

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Jayant Patel Case Continues

Jayant Patel submitted an application in the High Court of Australia seeking special leave to appeal a decision of the Queensland Court of Appeal.

Mr Patel was convicted on three counts of manslaughter and one of unlawful grievous bodily harm for deciding to operate on a patient whose health was precarious. The patient […]

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Commonwealth Government Rectifies De Facto Property Error

People going through de facto property and maintenance matters who have orders in the federal family law courts will have the process simplified after the Australian Government rectified an error in the law-making process.

Attorney-General Nicola Roxon said the Bill will correct oversights in 2006 and 2009 where Proclamations were not made to bring […]

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Mission Possible: Inspiring Students to Effect Change

The University of Queensland's Law School will build on its research strengths as well as enhance its student experience, says UQ's new Dean of Law, Professor Gerard Carney.

Professor Carney is one of Australia's leading constitutional experts, particularly in the areas of State and Territory constitutional law, parliamentary privilege, the role of parliament, […]

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One-off funding available for crime support services

Funding of up to $100,000 (GST exclusive) is available through Victim Assist Queensland under the Building Capacity for Victims of Crime Services Funding Program.

This one-off funding is available to non-government, not-for-profit organisations or local governments, to improve services that help victims of crime get their lives back on track.

The program complements other […]

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2012 Fraud Week: 19-25 March

Fraud and scams can strike a business at any time, and Fraud Week served as an opportunity for everyone to review personal and business financial security procedures. An initiative of the Australasian Consumer Fraud Taskforce (ACFT), it also raises awareness on new types of fraud and scams which have recently surfaced.

Slam scams! Press […]

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