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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Australian judge backs Canberra's hard line on immigration

    Posted Oct 16th 2014, 04:54am by AFP

    ... maritime arrival like his parents, and has already denied him a protection visa. Federal Court Judge Michael Jarrett agreed, ruling that despite the circumstances of his birth, Ferouz was legally ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1617317/australian-judge-backs-canberras-hard-line-immigration
  2. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Delegates at Australian Aids conference seek asylum

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 10:32pm by AFP

    ... with Sydney's 2GB Radio, arguing that years of poor legal interpretation had distorted the conventions. "Our courts draw on all of their interpretations, and what started out being a pretty ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1566494/delegates-australian-aids-conference-seek-asylum
  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to prohibit secret service torture of terrorism suspects

    Posted Sep 22nd 2014, 12:47pm by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... not be protected from legal liability The Australian government has bent to public pressure by proposing a specific prohibition on secret service officers torturing suspected terrorists. The government had ... complained that ASIO officers should not be protected from legal liability for torturing suspects. Because torture was against Australian law, no operation involving torture could ever be authorised, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1597895/australia-prohibit-secret-service-torture-terrorism-suspects
  4. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    State of Great Barrier Reef likely to worsen, Canberra admits

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 09:40pm by Reuters

    ... Wendy Tubman, an official at the North Queensland Conservation Council, which leads a legal fight against the Abbot Point expansion. "And we all know what the greatest contribution ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1572300/state-great-barrier-reef-likely-worsen-canberra-admits
  5. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Right-to-die doctor Philip Nitschke suspended after Perth widower's suicide

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 11:38pm by AFP

    ... it was "clearly stupid" to claim he was a public safety risk. Assisted suicide, or euthanasia, is banned in Australia although it was legal for a time in the Northern Territory before the law ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1558336/right-die-doctor-philip-nitschke-suspended-after-perth-widowers-suicide
  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Sri Lankan asylum seeker group to be taken to the Australian mainland

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 03:36pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... in Australia by human rights advocates who said the migrants could face persecution back home. Some of the 157 asylum seekers on board the second boat, which departed from India, launched a legal ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558985/sri-lankan-asylum-seeker-group-be-taken-australian-mainland
  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian high court blocks return of 153 refugees to Sri Lanka

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 10:49pm by AFP

    ... actions. The legal dispute came a day after another vessel was returned to Sri Lanka by Australia following a week of secrecy. Police in Sri Lanka said the adults among the group of 41- 28 men ... or may not be happening on the water, but I do want to assure everyone that what we do on the water is consistent with our legal obligations and consistent with safety at sea." The US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1549946/australian-high-court-blocks-return-153-refugees-sri-lanka
  8. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Asylum seekers’ families sue Australia over shipwreck off Christmas Island

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 10:29pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian immigration minister defends the government and says legal action is shameful Asylum seekers' families sue over fatal shipwreck Families of asylum seekers killed in a shipwreck off Australia's Christmas Island in 2010 are suing the government, arguing it breached its duty of care, in a legal move Canberra blasted as shameful. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1535193/asylum-seekers-families-sue-australia-over-shipwreck-christmas-island
  9. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Judge orders Sydney Morning Herald to pay up for bad restaurant review

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 09:33pm by GDN

    ... of The Sydney Morning Herald has been ordered to pay more than A$621,000 (HK$4.5 million) in damages after an 11-year legal battle over a restaurant review that said the best thing about the place ... and Evans for defamation. The marathon legal battle came to an end on Tuesday when a judgment in the supreme court of New South Wales ordered Fairfax to pay 11 years' worth of interest on top ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1530279/judge-orders-sydney-morning-herald-pay-bad-restaurant-review
  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to comply with East Timor court orders

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:18am by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... in any way in communications” between East Timor and its legal advisers in the arbitration or future negotiations on a maritime boundary between resources-rich Australia and its tiny, ... be handed back. “This is a good outcome for Australia,” said Brandis, adding that the court orders would be complied with. Australian agents in December raided the Canberra office of a legal adviser ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1439973/australia-comply-east-timor-court-orders

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