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Dolly Everett: Teenage girl’s suicide leads to outpouring of emotion, calls for action on bullying

Dolly Everett: Teenage girl’s suicide leads to outpouring of emotion, calls for action on bullying

Dolly Everett: Teenage girl’s suicide leads to outpouring of emotion, calls for action on bullying By Isobel Roe Updated 22 minutes ago Media player: “Space” to play, “M” to mute, “left” and “right” to seek. VIDEO: Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett’s family released this video montage as a tribute to their daughter (ABC News) RELATED STORY: Cyber-bullying campaign launched after suicide of 14yo face of Akubra MAP: Katherine 0850 The suicide of teenage “outback girl” Amy ‘Dolly’ Everett has struck a chord with strangers around...

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The rich get richer, the poor get the picture – Midnight Oil

The rich get richer, the poor get the picture – Midnight Oil

The rich get richer, the poor get the picture – Midnight Oil   Although it may sound like the same thing, there is a stark difference between ‘tax avoidance’ and ‘tax evasion’. The main distinction between the two is that one is legal, and the other is illegal. Put simply, it is illegal to evade paying tax, and the evasion of taxes in Australia (much like many other countries around the globe) constitutes as a criminal offence. On the other hand, tax avoidance measure are ways in which the taxpayer utilises...

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#MeToo – Craig Mclachlan

#MeToo – Craig Mclachlan

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-08/craig-mclachlan-to-sit-out-rocky-horror-show-after-allegations/9312068   Craig McLachlan to sit out Rocky Horror Show after indecent assault claims By the National Reporting Team’s Lorna Knowles, Alison Branley and staff Updated yesterday at 6:03pmPHOTO: Craig McLachlan was playing the lead role of Frank-N-Furter in the Rocky Horror Show. (Facebook: Rocky Horror Show Australia) RELATED STORY: Rocky Horror co-stars accuse Craig McLachlan of indecent assault and sexual...

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Drug Offences – Use of / Possession of a Prohibited Drug

Drug Offences – Use of / Possession of a Prohibited Drug

Drug Offences – Use of / Possession of a Prohibited Drug Drug Offences are among the most serious offences in the eyes of the Criminal Law Courts. However, the penalties associated with Drug Offences vary greatly, and under the right circumstances, and with good legal representation, there is great scope for the Courts to be lenient. Use and Possession of a prohibited drug are the less serious of the criminal charges associated with Prohibited Drugs, however both can attract severe penalties including...

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New South Wales: You must not splash bus passengers with mud

New South Wales: You must not splash bus passengers with mud

New South Wales: You must not splash bus passengers with mud In New South Wales a driver can be fined $165 for splashing a bus passenger with muddy water after driving through a puddle. However, it is perfectly legal to splash any other pedestrian in the same circumstances. Have you unwittingly broken this road rule? If so, call us now…

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White Ribbon Day

White Ribbon Day

Sydney Criminal Defence Lawyers takes the oath: ‘I will stand up, speak out and act to prevent men’s violence against women’ We invite you to as well. https://www.whiteribbon.org.au/stop-violence-against-women/take-the-oath/

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Children accused of child pornography – A very fine line

Children accused of child pornography – A very fine line

Sexting creating legal minefield for teenagers — and the Australian courts system By court reporter Candice Prosser Updated Sat at 4:08pm PHOTO: An SA judge last week spared a 16-year-old boy a conviction for producing child pornography. (ABC South East SA: Kate Hill) RELATED STORY: Australia 10 years behind in cyberbullying arms race, eSafety Commissioner says RELATED STORY: Fewer teenagers than first thought send nude photos of themselves: research AUDIO: Sexting: not as rife as you think! (The World Today)...

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