September 29, 2014 | 224 viewsG20 disruption details still withheld

With just six weeks to go before the start of G20 week, details of exactly what disruptions local businesses and residents can expect to endure are yet to be made public. The August briefing paper from Queensland Police – that was expected to contain particulars and times of roadway shutdowns – gives the barest details, […]

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September 23, 2014 | 38 viewsHead-on collision in dust cloud: Who’s at fault?

Corrugations formed by frequent traffic on unsealed roads are a part of daily life in rural Australia. The agriculturally rich Liverpool Plains between Tamworth and Gunnedah is crisscrossed by such roads on which locals accommodate the corrugations – where safety permits – by driving in the centre on what is colloquially known as the “beaten track”. In the […]

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September 17, 2014 | 539 viewsBorrower to Westpac: I’ll meet you at brewery to settle up

Courts continue to adjudicate high volumes of bank repossession actions that are often defended by unrepresented customers bringing extraordinary arguments in an desperate attempt to hold on to their homes. David Waden tried to outflank a Westpac claim in Brisbane’s District Court for recovery of possession of his Burpengary property by filing separate proceedings in the Federal Court. He had defended […]

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