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Pill testing

Pill testing

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Following the tragic and untimely deaths of two young people at the Defqon music festival last weekend, it is now absolutely crucial that Australia comes to the party and supports pill testing at recreational events. Do not be mistaken: Pill testing is not condoning or encouraging illicit drug use, it is simply a means of […]

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Defqon.1: Two deaths and two in a serious condition

Miscellaneous

Closing down festivals isn’t the answer, Gladys: Pill testing is!Gladys Berejiklian vows to do everything she can to shut down hardcore music festival Defqon.1 in the wake of two suspected overdose deaths in Sydney overnight.   Source: NSW Premier vows to shut Defqon.1 down after suspected overdose deaths

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Miscellaneous

Disqualified Under Habitual Traffic Offender Scheme On 28 October 2017, the Habitual Traffic Offender Scheme was abolished with new laws coming in place. Under the former regime, if a person committed three or more serious traffic offences (such as drinking driving, drug driving or driving without current license) within the period of five years, they […]

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Actual Bodily Harm

Miscellaneous

Actual Bodily Harm Assault occasioning actual bodily harm is a type of common assault and is considered as a serious offence. Under sec 59 of Crimes Act 1900 this offence attracts maximum penalty of 5 years. The penalty increases to 7 years if the offence is committed in the company of someone else. However, if […]

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Firearms Prohibition Order

Miscellaneous

Firearms Prohibition Order   Another raid in the name of Firearms Prohibition Order. Sydney nightclub owner and underworld identity John Ibrahim’s mansion was the target of police raid, yesterday. The raid was relating to the serving of ‘Firearms Prohibition Order’. Mr Ibrahim’s mansion in Dover Heights was raided for five hours by the police but […]

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Gun Raids Across Several Sydney Homes finding illegal firearms

Gun Raids Across Several Sydney Homes finding illegal firearms

Criminal Law, Miscellaneous, Recent News

Gun Raids Across Several Sydney Homes   Several homes across Sydney were raided by New South Wales Police for arms and ammunition. The operation was conducted in the light of recent shootings. Possession of an illegal firearm is a serious crime in NSW. Local police teamed up with Strike Raptor Force and intelligence bodies for […]

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Home Invasion in Sydney’s West

Home Invasion in Sydney’s West

Assault, Criminal Law, Miscellaneous

Home Invasion in Sydney’s West   Two were stabbed and one shot during a violent home invasion overnight in Bringelly, south-west of Sydney. Home invasion is a serious offence. Just before 11.30pm on Monday a man and a woman armed with a knife and a gun forced their way into a house on Mersey Road […]

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Man charged with luring a 14-year-old girl and has two teenage children of his own

Man charged with luring a 14-year-old girl and has two teenage children of his own

Assault, Criminal Law, Miscellaneous

Man charged with luring a 14-year-old   A driving instructor from Westmead has been charged for having sexually explicit conversations online with a person believed to be a 14-year-old girl. This would be a charge of using a carriage service to procure a person under 16 years for sex. Police allege the man, aged 63, believed […]

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Loaded gun and cocaine seized from teen’s car

Loaded gun and cocaine seized from teen’s car

Criminal Law, Miscellaneous, Recent News

Loaded gun and cocaine seized from teen’s car   Police seized a loaded gun, cocaine, prescription drugs and a stash of cash from the car of a Sydney teenager. Drug possession and an illegal firearm are serious offences in NSW. The teenager was emerging from a side street, in western Sydney at about 7.40pm on […]

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Police Brutality- Why do they get away with it?

Police Brutality- Why do they get away with it?

Assault, Criminal Law, Miscellaneous

Police Brutality   Now and then, police have been under investigation for using extreme power to control a particular situation. Police brutality should be a crime. The incidence of Byron Bay teenager is a clear example of police brutality. Four police officers are under investigation for misconduct for beating a disoriented teenager. The CCTV footage […]

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