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icon_feat_chamb_vert_space.jpgThis edition of Hearsay has been sponsored by Level 16 Quay Central Chambers. Our thanks are extended its members for their contributions to this edition and, in particular, to Chris Wilson for marshalling the troops. Level 16 Quay Central comprises ... read more

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Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 26: May 2008
Hell Without Harbour Views Hell Without Harbour ViewsMany of us know David McLure, either from his time as a District Court Judge’s Associate, as a solicitor in the in...Read More >>
Letters to the EditorTo The Editor Hearsay Dear Editor, Because I am not yet computer literate, it takes me longer to catch up...Read More >> Letters to the Editor
In This Issue
Deemed Admissions in Queensland Pleadings: An Analysis of UCPR r.166(4)I.  Introduction Rule 166(4) of the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 (Qld) has been a source of particular dif...Read More >>
In Brief - News and Current AffairsCurrent affairs, news, Practice Directions, CPD Seminars, conferences and more ...     ...Read More >>
Swearing-in of Andrews SC DCJ, Clare SC DCJ and Everson DCJOn 2 April 2008, His Honour Judge Andrews SC, Her Honour Judge Clare SC and His Honour Judge Everson were sworn in as Ju...Read More >>
Pushing Against an Open Door: A Causation Conundrum DiscoveredThe New South Wales Court of Appeal did a bold thing in Say-Dee Pty Ltd v Farah Constructions Pty Ltd [2005] NSWCA 309. ...Read More >>
Varying and Setting Aside Judgments and OrdersAt common law, courts had full power to rehear or review a case until the judgment was drawn up, passed and entered,1 bu...Read More >>
The Prism - Christopher Hughes SCWhat is your motto? Life is not a dress rehearsal What is your idea of earthly happiness? Rather than troubling t...Read More >>
Pleading Vulnerability in Cases of Pure Economic LossTwo recent decisions have drawn attention to the need, when pleading a cause of action in negligence where relief is sou...Read More >>
Medico Legal Insurance Group Pty Ltd Income Protection, Life Insurance, Trauma Insurance    Read More >>
The Liggett Doctrine and Other Means of RecoupmentA bank loans officer is approached by borrowers seeking to finance a purchase of an off the plan property in a new devel...Read More >>
Rules of Court - Ancient and Obese There is nothing modern about having written rules of Court. Nor with such rules being voluminous. Read More >>
Principles of AbandonmentRelinquishing the Primacy of Archaic Adversarial Proceedings In Small Claims Court Cases in Favour of Volunteer Mediatio...Read More >>
Australian Business Volunteers Seek AssistanceAustralian Business Volunteers (ABV) is an AusAID funded international development agency committed to the task of reduc...Read More >>
The Future of Federalism Conference - 10-12 July 2008In July 2008, Brisbane will be the host city to an international panel of experts to discuss the major challenges and op...Read More >>
And Who Do You Say Is the Respondent?Darin Honchin discusses the appropriateness of naming the correct respondent in traffic and criminal matters and its imp...Read More >>
Valedictory Ceremony for Magistrate HallidayA valedictory ceremony upon the retirement from the Magistrates Court of His Honour, Magistrate Michael Halliday was on ...Read More >>
Palliaer Antiques Antique and fine furniture restoration and conservation Traditional French polishers   Read More >>
Book ReviewsReviewed in this issue... Probity and Managing Procurement: How to Avoid Corrupting the Process By James Box and ...Read More >>
Court of Appeal Judgment Summary NotesThe following summary notes of recent decisions of the Queensland Court of Appeal have been prepared by Bruce Godfr...Read More >>
High Court of Australia Judgment Summary NotesThe following summary notes of recent decisions of the High Court of Australia have been prepared by the Public Informat...Read More >>
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