Suspension of reporting obligations under the Sex Offenders Registration Act 2004 – What are the benefits?

Written by Bill Doogue, Director, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers Let’s make something clear at the outset… not all people…

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Dutton’s proposed public sex offender register – Populist and just a bad idea

Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. The proposal by Peter Dutton, supported by the Prime Minister, to make…

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Why the idea of publishing an Australian Sex Offender Registry is a bad one

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers.   Today I read an article on a News Limited media…

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Peter Hollingworth and the Royal Commission

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Now that the Royal commission has tabled its reports in Parliament,…

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Cross-examination at the Royal Commission into institutional abuse of children

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. We have been appearing at a large number of the case…

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Attending a hearing at the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. Attending the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse…

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Royal Commission – Private sessions and hearings

Since we last wrote about the Royal Commission into Institutional responses to child sexual abuse, we have received a number…

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What constitutes an institution in the Royal Commission into institutional responses to child sexual abuse?

Written by Andrew George. Partner,Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. With the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse underway,…

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Royal Commission into sexual offences and our information brochure

With the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, we expect there will be a vast and wide…

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Police interviews for sexual assault allegations.

Written by Bill Doogue. Partner, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers I am frequently contacted by people about to be interviewed…

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Social media and the criminal justice system – Friend or foe?

  Since the tragic murder of Jill Meagher last week, social media – in particular its impact upon the criminal…

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