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Gilshenan & Luton defend criminal charges across the entire range of offences – from straightforward matters such as minor assaults and drug possession cases, through to the most complex cases of homicide, financial crime, and large scale drug matters.

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What is the Queensland Drug and Alcohol Court?

What is the Queensland Drug and Alcohol Court?

The Queensland Drug and Alcohol Court is an established specialist court in Brisbane that focuses on assisting defendants with severe substance dependencies or addictions.
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Stealing, robbery and burglary – what’s the difference?

Stealing, robbery and burglary – what’s the difference?

Whilst stealing, robbery and burglary may appear to the public to be the same offences, there are significant differences between them.
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Drug diversion programs in Queensland

Drug diversion programs Queensland

This article addresses some of the alternative avenues for people charged with drug offences, including police drug diversion, court-ordered drug diversion and Drug and Alcohol Assessment Referral (DAAR) courses.
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What is coercive control and is it against the law?

What is coercive control and is it against the law?

In his article, we define coercive control and explore where Australia is in relation to criminal offences and coercive control. Legislation to establish the offence of coercive control is expected to be introduced to Queensland Parliament by the end of 2023.
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