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.
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.
The Australian Federal Government has announced that up to 1,000 items of legislation and regulations have been repealed by the Federal Parliament in what has been named as the "Spring Repeal Day".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.
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.
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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