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icon_from_ed.jpgWelcome to the August edition of Hearsay. Having regard to the recent retirement of Justice Cullinane and the swearing-in of Justice North it is patently appropriate for this latest edition of Hearsay to have as its focus the Townsville Bar. Inside this edition you ... read more 

Sesquicentenary Sitting 5 August 2011

Pictures from launch of the Queensland Reconciliation Action Plan
Issue 51: August 2011
Queensland Magistrates State Conference 2011 Queensland Magistrates State Conference 2011The following is a reproduction of the speech given by Richard Douglas S.C. at the Queensland Magistrates State Conference 2011 on 4 August 2011....Read More >>
Valedictory Ceremony for The Hon Justice Cullinane AM The valedictory ceremony on the retirement of the Northern Judge, The Honourable Justice Cullinane AM, took place on 15 Jul 2011 at the Supreme Court in Townsville. The address given by The Honou...Read More >> Valedictory Ceremony for The Hon Justice Cullinane AM
In This Issue
Swearing-in of David North S.C. David North S.C. was sworn in as Northern Judge on 20 July 2011 at the Supreme Court in Townsville.  The speech given by The Honourable Paul de Jersey AC at the ceremony  is reproduced ...Read More >>
 
In Brief - News and Current Affairs   News, views, Practice Directions, events, forthcoming national and international conferences, CPD seminars and more ...       The 2011 Supreme Court Oration In this t...Read More >>
 
Supreme Court in Queensland prior to the Supreme Court of Queensland As we celebrate the sesquicentenary of the Supreme Court, Stephen Sheaffe reflects upon the history of the Court and the course of events surrounding its establishment. Read More >>
 
Sesquicentenary of the Supreme Court of QueenslandThe sesquicentenary sitting to mark the 150th anniversary of the Supreme Court of Queensland took place on 5 August 2011 in the Banco Court.  The address by The Hon Paul de Jersey AC i...Read More >>
The Duty Owed To The Court: The Overarching Purpose Of Dispute Resolution In Australia This is a revised paper delivered by the Hon. Marilyn Warren AC, Chief Justice of Victoria, at the Bar Association of Queensland Annual Conference, on 6 March 2011* on the Gold Coast#. Read More >>
 
The Bar in Townsville This article by Anthony W Collins sets out the history of the legal profession in North Queensland and the subsequent establishment of the Townsville Bar while highlighting the ach...Read More >>
 
Prosecution disclosure and affected child witnesses – a sleeping issue awakes! As Justin Greggery writes, a recent unreported decision of Durward SC DCJ in the District Court at Townsville1 highlights two issues dealing with the manner in which the Director of Public P...Read More >>
 
SILQ Barrister SILQ Barrister: Australia’s leading software for barristers. SILQ takes care of your business so you can spend more time on your business. Available on both Mac and PC ...Read More >>
The Law Report Presented by Damien Carrick, the Law Report on ABC Radio National focuses on breaking legal stories across Australia and overseas, analysing law reform, legal education, test cases, miscarriages of ju...Read More >>
 
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The Inaugural Barristers Work Experience Programme Throughout August and September twelve law students from the University of Queensland will each undertake forty hours of work experience with a Brisbane based barrister or chambers. These placements h...Read More >>
 
Damages for Patent, Design and Trade Mark Infringement This article by Dimitrios Eliades outlines the relevant factors to be considered when calculating damages in patent, design and trade mark infringement actions.  Read More >>
Oracle Investment Services Life Insurance, Total & Permanent Disability, Income Protection, Trauma Cover, Buy & Sell Insurance, Business Protection Insurance  Read More >>
 
CPD Events The following is a list of the Bar Association’s upcoming CPD events. Read More >>
 
The Vexatious Litigant Part 1In this paper Tony Moon looks at a number of issues which arise on a regular basis when opposing those litigants in person who stray into the area of vexatious litigation. Read More >>
 
The Vexatious Litigant Part 2In this paper Tony Moon looks at a number of issues which arise on a regular basis when opposing those litigants in person who stray into the area of vexatious litigation.    ...Read More >>
AdvocacyThe Power of Narrative: A lesson learned and how to find your client’s story. This article by Frank Richards examines the pursuasive power of narrative in a legal context...Read More >>
 
Ratcliffe Pring QC - Gold Mine Regulator The following article by Michael Drew pays homage to the work of Ratcliffe Pring QC that  paved the way for the development of mining regulations in Queensland through the establishment...Read More >>
 
Book Review: AH-CHOO! The Uncommon Life of the Common ColdAuthor: Jennifer Ackerman1 Publisher: Scribe Publications Reviewed by Kateena O’Gorman Read More >>
 
Book Review: Plastic – A Toxic Love Story Author: Susan Freinkel1 Publisher: Text Publishing, Melbourne, Australia2 Reviewed by Mabel Tsui Read More >>
Mercedes-Benz Brisbane Introducing the Mercedes-Benz Corporate Programme for Queensland Bar Association members. When you own a Mercedes-Benz, you become a part of a culture of excellence. It’s what defines us ...Read More >>
 
Book Review: The Australia Acts 1986 Australia’s Statutes of Independence Author: Anne Twomey1 Publisher:  The Federation Press2 Reviewed by: Chris Tam Read More >>
 
Fitness First Bar Association of Qld Member Special Offer 10% off Standard Membership Fees      Read More >>
 
Book Review: Conversations with Myself Author: Nelson Mandela Publisher: McMillan Reviewed by Stephen Keim Read More >>
Barcare Bootcamp   CBD FITNESS is the specialist holistic corporate fitness provider for sedentary and time poor executive people within the Brisbane CBD and Metropolitan locations.     The Holist...Read More >>
 
Book Review: Portrait of a Turkish Family Author: Irfan Orga Publisher: Eland Travel Books1 Reviewed by Stephen Keim   Read More >>
 
High Court of Australia Judgment Summary Notes The following summary notes of recent decisions of the High Court of Australia provide a brief overview of each case. For more detailed information, please consult the Reasons for Judgment which may b...Read More >>
 
Court of Appeal Judgment Summary Notes The following summary notes of recent decisions of the Queensland Court of Appeal have been prepared by Bruce Godfrey, Court of Appeal Research Officer. They provide a brief overview of each case. For...Read More >>
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