Latest prosecution News

Increased support for family and sexual violence during COVID-19
Comments on High Court judgment Pell v Queen, from Law Council of Australia President
George Pell’s successful appeal hinged on tricky question of witnesses
Be biosecurity aware when buying goods from overseas
Charterhill director George Nowak sentenced to ten years’ imprisonment for deception
Resources Regulator welcomes conviction over mine death
Moratorium on minor offences needed to help keep community safe
Cleanaway fined $15,000 for storing waste without a licence
Qantas faces prosecution from safework NSW after virus investigation
ADF to work with police to conduct COVID compliance checks
NSW police charge two after investigation into woman’s death
Australian flight attendant jailed for abuse of children overseas
Central Coast recycling facilities fined $33,000
Expiation notices to be introduced for COVID-19 non-compliance, South Australia
Illegal Tobacco Growing Operation Ploughed into Ground
Misuse of EPA logo leads to conviction and fine
NZ police visible in communities on first day of lockdown
Statement from Police Commissioner Mike Bush after guilty pleas in Operation Deans prosecution
COVID-19 laws must be reasonable, appropriate and proportionate, not undermine justice
$350 reward announced to help solve Mulgrave armed robbery
Edge protection company and its director fined $55,000 for exposing workers to risk of serious
Costa Rica has improved its foreign bribery legislation but must strengthen enforcement and close legal loopholes
George Pell appeal: Did jury fail to recognise evidence that established a reasonable doubt?
Indonesian man refused entry into Australia for smuggling cigarettes
World Intellectual Property Organization receives Archer’s international patent application
Julian Assange’s Human Rights Must be Upheld
Citation Resources director and OKAP Ventures company secretary charged with stealing and forgery
Police make appeal over 1992 Christmas Eve homicide at Gold Coast
High Wealth Private Groups paid over $9 billion in income tax
High Court of Australia rules in favour of ASIC in finding Group CEO was an ‘officer’ of subsidiary
Asbestos: Dealing with prohibited asbestos
$1M reward announced for 1983 death of Janita McNaughton
EPA lays charges over illegal chemical warehouses
Police update: Brisbane cold case homicide continued appeal for assistance
JIT countries continue collaboration on MH17 investigation
$514,300 fines and reparation after grossly overloaded fishing vessel sinks
Former financial advisor pleads guilty to dishonest conduct
Police appeal for information in 34 year-old Brisbane cold case homicide
Wholesale bakery fined $90,000 for breakdown of safety procedures
Additional CCTV cameras playing major role in crime prevention
QRC says improvements needed on proposed industrial manslaughter legislation
Femicide: an intractable history
Protecting Emergency Workers From Harm
Charges laid against former credit representative
Pre-insolvency adviser imprisoned for money laundering
Recreational fishing licence fees at work funding abalone fisher safety
NSW North Coast concrete plant fined $15,000 for water pollution incident
Nation leading child abuse reforms introduced to Parliament