Latest criminal penalties News

Greens call for bolder approach to drug decriminalisation
UN expert: Financial sector overcompliance with unilateral sanctions is harmful to human rights
Budget 2022: Government clears road for 64,000 people to get driver licenses
COTA welcomes Labor’s tough stance on poor performing residential aged care providers; looks forward to home care announcements
Stronger Penalties to Protect Older Australians In Aged Care
Reserve Bank seeks feedback on insurance enforcement and distress management
Historic Laws Passed To Decriminalise Sex Work
Surrender your illegal gun or face consequences
Banning Harmful Energy Sales Tactics
New streamlined process for medicinal cannabis applications
Govt must expand drug harm reduction initiatives nationwide
Wellington Electricity issued with compliance advice following investigation
ASIC takes action against Union Standard International Group and its former corporate authorised representatives
Government’s IR Bill contains measured and incremental changes to support recovery
Compliance changes in IR Bill need to be fair to employers and part of a balanced package
How a police contact by middle school leads to different outcomes for Black, white youth
Debt collection company and director charged with credit and deception offences
ASIC product intervention order strengthens CFD protections
Wage theft now criminalised in Queensland
QLD “wage theft” bill – Ai Group Opening Statement
Roadside drug driver testing Bill introduced
New legislation to make wage theft a crime
McGowan Government delivers on electoral reform commitments
Animal welfare and farm trespass Bill introduced into Parliament
Victoria makes wage theft a criminal offence
Contingency fee legislation is another impediment to doing business in Victoria
Victorian “Wage Theft” laws place unhelpful administrative and legal burden on business
Wage Theft Legislation Passes Victorian Parliament
Major reforms to Australia’s foreign investment framework
Call to delay VIC wage underpayment legislation
Victorian underpayments legislation disappointing
Criminal penalties for underpayments are not in anyone’s interests
Roadside Drug Testing to be Introduced
Trustees warned about influencing employers through improper inducements