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Historic sexual offences. Finding truth amid faded memories.

Historic sexual offences. Finding truth amid faded memories The last thing our client thought would happen when he went to the Royal Commission and told the story of the sexual abuse he had suffered as a child was that he...

News About New Sex Offender Registry Laws

Changes to sex offender register reporting obligations

Changes to sex offender register reporting obligations As of June 1st 2015, changes have been made to the Sex Offender Register reporting obligations.  The reporting obligations for those on the register are quite involved, so naturally, some concerns have been raised...

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Police interviews for sexual assault allegations.

Police interviews for sexual assault allegations. I am frequently contacted by people about to be interviewed at a police station in relation to sexual assault allegations. And the questions I am asked generally fall into the following three categories: Do...

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What is the point of the Sex Offender Registry?

What is the point of the Sex Offender Registry? Last week I attended a plea for a client who was charged with failing to notify the Sex Offender Registry that he had changed work places. Now, let’s rewind the clock...

Publishing the Child Sex Offender Registry

Publishing the Child Sex Offender Registry Legislation will be introduced to WA Parliament this week to create an online register, enabling people access to the names and photographs of sex offenders who live in their area. Did we not see...