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Revenge porn – new Queensland laws set to come into play

Revenge porn – new Queensland laws set to come into play

Revenge porn includes activities involving the sharing or posting of sexually explicit images of another person without their consent. The distribution of intimate personal recordings of sexual activity has been the recent subject of ...

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Does my criminal record stay with me forever?

Does my criminal record stay with me forever?

If you’ve been convicted of a criminal offence, you will usually then have a criminal record. This can cause a variety of problems, many of which can rear their head…

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You, your mobile phone and the Queensland Police

You, your mobile phone and the Queensland Police

It’s been a common query in recent times; do the Police have the right to access content on your mobile phone? It’s not clear cut, but here’s our advice. Your…

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What happens when I plead guilty to my Magistrate’s Court charge?

What happens when I plead guilty to my Magistrate’s Court charge?

If you’ve been charged by Police and have a court hearing date in the Magistrate’s Court, you will have options to plead guilty or not guilty. It’s important that you…

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If Police want to speak to me, do I have to answer their questions?

If Police want to speak to me, do I have to answer their questions?

As part of general Police investigations into criminal offences, they will want to interview a number of people about the matter. This could include witnesses, experts and suspects. If you…

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Trade Union Royal Commission Police Taskforce drop all charges against CFMEU organiser

Trade Union Royal Commission Police Taskforce drop all charges against CFMEU organiser

The Queensland police have dropped all charges against CFMEU organiser Justin Steele in the fifth instance of failed charges by the Police Taskforce. In May of last year a developer…

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