Contempt of court – “arguing for days on the exact length of the split in the hair”

Immigration law and policy and has been a contentious issue in Australia, with newspapers and politicians often infuriated by interpretations of that law by judges and tribunals “failing to keep Australia white”, perhaps for the sake of sales and votes in “this great country”, but without much rational thinking in support, or at least little […]

A safe harbour from our harsh insolvency laws?!

The “safe harbour” reform bill has been introduced into federal parliament to address directors’ “medium risk” of liability for insolvent trading.  The reform represents a significant shift in favour of directors and their companies. This is a “carve out” not a defence; to the extent that a defence is required it is to the level of an […]