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Reporting Obligations Suspended by an ACT Court – A Case Analysis: SP v The Chief Police Officer [2020] ACTSC 114

Reporting Obligations Suspended by an ACT Court – A Case Analysis: SP v The Chief Police Officer [2020] ACTSC 114 Our firm recently ran an application in the Supreme Court for suspension of reporting obligations under section 39 of the...

The Impact of the Human Rights Charter on Sex Offender Registration Act Suspension Applications

The Impact of the Human Rights Charter on Sex Offender Registration Act Suspension Applications In Victoria, significant parts of our legal system, including the making of legislation and the adjudicating of court matters, are guided by the Charter of Human...

Sex Offender Registry: Why It Needs Flexibility and Judicial Discretion

Sex Offender Registry: Why It Needs Flexibility and Judicial Discretion An article was published in the Herald Sun 2 days ago stating that “sex offenders could live free and unchecked under a radical series of recommendations”. The Herald Sun reports...

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Suspension of reporting obligations under the Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004 – What are the benefits?

Suspension of reporting obligations under the Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004 – What are the benefits? Let’s make something clear at the outset… not all people on the Sex Offender Register are the same. As per section 6 of the...

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Sex offender travel ban a sweeping populist move

Sex offender travel ban a sweeping populist move A recent SBS investigation Australian paedophiles still trying to travel overseas despite passport ban outlines the new legislation banning registered sex offenders from traveling outside of Australia in reference to child exploitation...