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  • Ocean CleanUp deploys first prototype aimed at clearing Great Pacific Garbage Patch in 2020

    Ocean CleanUp deploys first prototype aimed at clearing Great Pacific Garbage Patch in 2020

    A Dutch company has deployed a new prototype in the hope that the technology will effectively eradicate the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It is hoped that this 100-metre-long barrier known as the Ocean Cleanup system can catch and concentrate debris in the water. The company stated that, “Instead of going after the plastic, we propose […]

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    NEED A CRIMINAL DEFENCE LAWYER? If so, we have a very experienced Criminal Law Defence team. Everything we do is 100% confidential (covered under attorney-client privilege). And all of our cases are done on a Fixed-Fee basis with a quote up front. We offer assistance in various areas of Criminal Law including: • Drink driving […]

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  • How Long Is Long Enough?

    Have you heard how long drugs can stay in your system for? We have all heard different answers on different forms of media but the answer is still surrounded by doubt. It remains unclear how long drugs actually stay in your system for. A current legal issue is the drug testing being done on drivers […]

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  • Fake Fifties – What’s The Risk?

    An extract from The Sydney Morning Herald: “Organised crime syndicates are flooding Australia with counterfeit $50 banknotes, costing businesses and consumers millions of dollars. More than 33,000 fake $50 notes were removed from circulation in 2014-15, triple the number detected just two years ago, government figures show. … But this likely represents only a fraction […]

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  • Making A Murderer – It’s A Great Watch

    “We can all say that we’re never going to commit a crime. But that doesn’t mean you won’t be accused.” – Steven Avery’s Defence Attorney Have you seen Making a Murderer? If not – watch it! _____ Click below for an interview with the co-directors of Making a Murderer, who say they never set out […]

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  • QCAT – 101

    QCAT or the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal is a cost effective means of resolving legal issues in QLD. It is sometimes referred to as the ‘Small Claims Court’ because it deals with matters under the amount of $25,000.00. Everything from fence disputes to claims under contract can be dealt with here and the majority […]

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  • 550 Fired from QLD Nickel

    550 Fired from QLD Nickel

    Breaking News – Clive Palmer has today fired another 550 employees from Queensland Nickel who will lose their jobs effective tomorrow, close of business, the 11th of March. Refer to the two links below for more information. 1) http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/…/6516d7cfdc136850a2ad…… 2) http://www.abc.net.au/…/administrators-queensland-n…/7237240 For any of the affected employees or family members, please don’t hesitate to contact […]

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  • Can Your Employer Demand You Shave?

    Can Your Employer Demand You Shave?

    Beards have been the question in employment law lately, and it’s a bit confusing for those who wish to express their inner Viking or Pirate and let their facial hair grow free. The Victorian Supreme Court recently ruled Victorian police officers need to shave off beards, goatees, drooping moustaches and mutton chops, or leave the […]

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  • Medicinal Cannabis Update

    Medicinal Cannabis Update

    In Queensland the Public Health (Medicinal Cannabis) Bill 2016 was released on 1st March 2016 and has been released for public consultation. The purpose of the Bill is to create a new regulatory framework under which medicinal cannabis products may be prescribed and dispensed to patients in Queensland while also preventing unauthorised use of these […]

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  • The Advance Queensland Young Starters Program

    The Advance Queensland Young Starters Program

    The Advance Queensland Young Starters program is designed to build, attract, and retain young entrepreneurial talent, build the startup ecosystem to position Queensland as an attractive investment destination with a strong innovation and entrepreneurial culture. Grants of up to $20,000 are now available as part of the Advance Queensland Young Starters Fund. Organisations can apply […]

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  • Rising Sea Levels? Where do you stand…

    Rising Sea Levels? Where do you stand…

    Melting ice from Antarctica could raise oceans by one meter before 2100 at current rates of greenhouse gas emissions, doubling previous forecasts for sea level rise, according to a new study. Such an abrupt change would spell disaster for major cities and coastal areas across the globe, forcing hundreds of millions of people to seek […]

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  • Open Alcohol In An Operational Motor Vehicle

    Open Alcohol In An Operational Motor Vehicle

    Under current Queensland laws only the driver or operator of a motor vehicle cannot be under the influence of alcohol or consume alcohol. It is not an offence to consume alcohol while being the passenger of a vehicle and unless you are causing a public disturbance police cannot confiscate your booze or ask you to […]

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