IInet Subject to Discovery over Illegal Downloading of Dallas Buyers Club

Friday 24 October 2014 @ 1.57 p.m. | IP & Media

iiNet is being taken to the Federal Court by the rights holders of the Oscar-winning "Dallas Buyers Club" to reveal the personal details of customers alleged to have pirated the film.

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Tasmanian MP Calls for ICC Investigation into Australian Immigration Policies

Friday 24 October 2014 @ 11.47 a.m. | Immigration

Independent Tasmanian MP, Andrew Wilkie, has written a letter to the International Criminal Court calling for the investigation of Australia and the Abbott Government for crimes against humanity with regards to its immigration policies.

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Red Tape It's Serious Business: Spring Repeal Day 2014

Friday 24 October 2014 @ 11.24 a.m. | IP & Media | Legal Research

The Australian Federal Government has announced that up to 1,000 items of  legislation and regulations have been repealed by the Federal Parliament in what has been named as the "Spring Repeal Day". The day is part of the government's plans to reduce government red tape for businesses, community groups and individuals.

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Senate Inquiry into Financial Related Crime: Public Hearing Submissions Made

Thursday 23 October 2014 @ 1.58 p.m. | Crime | Trade & Commerce

After recent public hearings in Canberra (8-10 September 2014), the Senate Inquiry in Financial Related Crime has released further documents relating to additional questions raised in the hearings.

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Corporations Legislation Amendments (Deregulatory and Other Measures) Bill 2014: Key Amendments

Thursday 23 October 2014 @ 12.16 p.m. | Corporate & Regulatory

Yesterday, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Finance, Mr Michael McCormack, introduced the Corporations Legislation Amendments (Deregulatory and Other Measures) Bill 2014 (Cth) into the House of Representatives.  The Bill is part of the package of legislation that the Government has introduced under its “red-tape repeal” program.

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