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HIGH COURT RULING AUSTRALIA ON CIGARETTE PACK ADVERTISING

The Australian federal government has secured a big win over big tobacco with the High Court ruling Labor’s world-first plain packaging laws are constitutionally valid.The world looks on. The decision is expected to have significant influence globally with both the United Kingdom and New Zealand considering plain packaging. Attorney-General Nicola Roxon with examples of the […]

August 15th, 2012
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IRON ORE HEIRESS GINA RINEHART CHALLENGED BY CHILDREN IN TRUST DISPUTE

Australia’s richest person, Gina Rinehart, has succeeded in keeping details of her family trust battle secret until mid January 13. 2012 In the Court of Appeal on Wednesday, Justice Margaret Beazley stayed the decision overturning suppression orders on details of the case. On Monday, three Appeal Court judges overturned the orders, concluding they would “undermine, […]

December 22nd, 2011
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