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Councillor and mayor obligations and responsibilities

Mayor and councillor responsibilities and obligations (Queensland)

Changes to the Local Government Electoral Act introduced the mandatory requirement for all candidates for council elections and by-elections to complete ‘So you want to be a councillor?’ training within six months before nominating for election. The training was designed to address the primary responsibilities and obligations of mayors and councillors.
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Cardinal George Pell trial High Court of Australia

The trial and acquittal of Cardinal George Pell

After two trials, an appeal, and more than 400 days in prison, Australia’s highest-ranking Catholic clergyman, Cardinal George Pell, was acquitted of his alleged crimes by the High Court of Australia. This article will look at the factors that led to this final decision in Australia’s highest court.
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Mobile phone use while driving – Queensland charges and penalties

Increased penalties for using a mobile phone while driving (Queensland)

As of 1 February 2020, Queensland motorists now face significantly harsher penalties for using a mobile phone whilst driving. Those penalties can result in costly fines, double demerit points and in some cases, the loss of your licence.
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Criminal court sentencing hearings during COVID-19

COVID-19 and the impact on criminal court sentencing

Procedures and decisions related to sentencing hearings, particularly where defendants are likely to receive a custodial sentence, have seen significant change in light of coronavirus.
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