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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...

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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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...