Our client was a WA mother charged with mid-range PCA while visiting Sydney. She was in WA for the court mention and was convicted in her absence and her licence was disqualified, which meant she could not hold a licence anywhere in Australia. We made an application to annul her conviction, which was successful, and made submissions for her to keep her licence based on the fact that she lives in a semi-rural location and has various family commitments. Unfortunately the Magistrate was not persuaded by our submissions, and convicted our client and imposed a period of licence disqualification. We have appealed this decision to the District Court.