List of cases 2018

A

A Child v A Magistrate of the Children’s Court (unreported, 24 February 1992) – Committal proceedings: minors; exceptional circumstances

AB v Victoria (unreported, 2001) – Education law: duty of care

Abbott, Stephen Zane, Re [Bail application] [1997] VicSC 497 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

ACCC v AGL Sales Pty Ltd [2013] FCA 1030 – Consumer protection law: unsolicited consumer agreements; “Do Not Knock”

ACCC v Bytecard – Consumer protection law: unfair contract terms

ACCC v Chrisco Hampers Australia Ltd [2015] FCA 1204 – Consumer protection law: unfair contract terms

ACCC v Dynacast (Int) Pty Ltd (formerly Phoneflasher.com Pty Ltd) ACN 061 234 642 [2007] FCA 429 – Internet law: domain name disputes

ACCC v Excite Mobile Pty Ltd [2013] FCA 350 – Consumer protection law: unconscionable conduct 630

ACCC v Keshow [2005] FCA 558 – Consumer protection law: unconscionable conduct

ACCC v Lux Distributors Pty Ltd [2013] FCAFC 90 – Consumer protection law: unconscionable conduct 630–1

ACCC v Lux Pty Ltd [2004] FCA 926 – Consumer protection law: unconscionable conduct

ACCC v Sampson [2011] FCA 1165 – Debts: costs or fees on a letter of demand

ACCC v Telstra Corporation Limited [2007] FCA 1904 – Consumer protection laws: misleading or deceptive conduct: disclaimers and fine print

Adams v The Queen [2008] HCA 15 – Principles of criminal responsibility codified

AFMEPKIU v Visy Packaging Pty Ltd [2011] FCA 1001 – Employment law: protection of health and safety representatives

Alexopoulos, Peter (unreported, VSC, 23 February 1998) – Bail: exceptional circumstances; delay

AN v ANZ Banking Group Ltd [2015] AusHRC 93 – Criminal record and employment

Anderson v Pavic [2005] VSCA 244 – Prisoners: factors that can affect a sentence: emergency management days

Andrews v ANZ Banking Group Ltd [2012] HCA 30 – Breach of contract: prohibition on penalties for

Antunovic v Dawson [2010] VSC 377 – Mental illness: Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities

ANZ v Manasseh [2016] WASCA 41 – National Credit Code: increasing the guarantor’s liabilities

Arnold v CCT (unreported, VSC, 10 December 1992) – Assistance for victims of crime

ASIC v Cash Store Pty Ltd (in liquidation) [2014] FCA 926 – National Consumer Credit: provider’s responsible lending obligations

ASIC v Channic Pty Ltd (No 4) [2016] FCA 1174 – National Consumer Credit: unjust contracts

ASIC v Channic Pty Ltd [2017] FCA 363 – National Consumer Credit: unjust contracts

Asmar, Re [Bail application] [2005] VSC 487 – Grounds for refusal of bail: show cause

Associated Newspapers Ltd v Bancks [1951] HCA 24 – Car contract: how to get out of

Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation [1948] 1 KB 223 – Judicial review: grounds for, unreasonableness

Attorney-General for Victoria v Knight [2004] VSC 407 – Prisoners’ rights

Australian Broadcasting Corporation v Lenah Game Meats Pty Ltd (2001) 208 CLR 1999 – Privacy: breach of

Australian Broadcasting Tribunal v Bond [1990] HCA 33 – Judicial review: application of the ADJR Act

Australian Capital Territory Schools Authority v El Sheik [2000] FCA 931 – Education law: duty of care

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
see ACCC

Australian Securities and Investments Commission
see ASIC

AV v DIAL-­AN-­ANGEL Pty Ltd [2015] AusHRC 97 – Criminal record and employment

B

B v J (1996) FLC 92–716 – Financial support for children: known sperm donor and child maintenance

Backman & Co Pty Ltd v Boroondara City Council [2015] VCAT 1836 – Environmental law: grounds for objecting to planning permits

Badenoch v Department of Justice [2003] VSC 329 – The prison system: prisoner classification

Bahadori v Permanent Mortgages [2007] NSWSC 79 at [35] – National Credit Code: purpose of credit

Barbaro v DPP (Cth) [2009] VSCA 26 – Bail: Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities

Bare v Small [2013] VSCA 204 – Tenancy: appeals, protective cost orders

Barker v GE Mortgage Solutions Ltd [2013] QCA 137 – National Consumer Credit: unjust contracts: hardship

Bass Coast SC v Tew (Red Dot) [2012] VCAT 658 – Environmental law: planning permits

Beljajev, Boris v DPP [1998] VicSC 224 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd v Karamihos [2014] NSWCA 17 – National Consumer Credit: unjust contracts

Bernieres & Dhopal [2015] FamCA 736 – Commercial surrogacy,

Bleyer v Google Inc LLC (2014) 300 ALR 529 – Defamation: liability for a defamatory publication

Blomley v Ryan [1956] HCA 81 – Consumer protection laws: unconscionable conduct

Board of Trustees of the State Public Sector Superannuation Scheme v Edington [2011] FCAFC 8 – Superannuation: review of trustee decision in the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal

Botha, Re [1998] QSC 152 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

BP Refinery (Westernport) Pty Ltd v Shire of Hastings (1977) 180 CLR 266 – Terms of contract

Brightwater Care Group v Rossiter [2009] WASC 229 – Guardianship: advance care directives

Brittain v Mansour [2013] VSC 50 – Contribution conditions of adjourned penalties

Burgess v Director of Housing [2014] VSC 648 – Tenancy: public authority decision to evict and human rights

Butcher v Lachlan Elder Realty Pty Ltd [2004] HCA 60 – Consumer protection laws: misleading or deceptive conduct: disclaimers and fine print

C

Cao v DPP [2015] VSC 198 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Capital Options (Aust) Pty Ltd v Batchelor [2013] QCAT 493 – National Consumer Credit: enforcement of credit contracts

Carter v Egg and Egg Pulp Marketing Board (Vic) (1942) 66 CLR 577 – State and Commonwealth law inconsistency

Castles v Secretary to the Department of Justice [2010] VSC 310 – Prisoners’ rights: private medical practitioner

Catch the Fire Ministries Inc v Islamic Council of Victoria Inc [2006] VSCA 284 – Internet law: vilification

Cekan v Haines (1990) 21 NSWLR 296 – Prisoners’ rights: authorities duty of care

Certain Children v Minister for Families and Children (No 2) [2017] VSC 251 – Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities and legislation

Christian Family Schools Association of Australia v Public Transport Corporation [1990] EOC 92–300 – Education law: discrimination

Clare v Maroondah CC [2004] VCAT 770 – Environmental law: grounds for objecting to planning permits

Clenae Pty Ltd v Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd [1999] VSCA 35 – Judicial review: grounds for, natural justice

Codelfa Construction Pty Ltd v State Rail Authority of NSW (1982) 149 CLR 337 – Termination of contract by frustration

Collection House Limited v Taylor [2004] VSC 49 – Statute-barred debts: unconscionability

Commercial Bank of Australia Ltd v Amadio [1983] HCA 14 – Contracts: consent: undue influence/unconscionability

Commonwealth v Introvigne [1982] HCA 40 – Education law: duty of care

Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Kilpatrick [2013] NSWSC 169 – National Consumer Credit: default notice

Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Larsen [2012] NSWSC 408 – National Consumer Credit: variation on grounds of hardship

Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Wales [2012] NSWSC 407 – National Consumer Credit: variation on grounds of hardship

Commonwealth Bank of Australia v Wood [2016] VSC 264 – Code of Banking Practice

Cooper v Universal Music Australia Pty Ltd [2006] FCAFC 187 – Internet law: linking and copyright

Corbett v Corbett [1970] 2 All ER 33 – Gender recognition

Craig v Mitchell (Residential Tenancies) [2015] VCAT 597 – Compensation for tenant breaking a fixed-term lease

Cremin v Cardinia SC [2004] VCAT 1288 – Environmental law: grounds for objecting to planning permits

D

D’Aloia, Bruno v Brilliant, Peter Alan [1984] VicSC 292 – State offences: trafficking

Dale v DPP [2009] VSCA 212 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Data Access Corporation v Powerflex Services Pty Ltd [1999] HCA 49 – Copyright: reproduction

Deal v Father Kodakkathanath [2016] HCA 31 – Employment law: OH&S, breach of regulations

Demagogue Pty Ltd v Ramensky (1992) 39 FCR 31 – Consumer protection; misleading or deceptive conduct; silence

Dennehy v Reasonable Endeavours Pty Ltd [2003] FCAFC 158 – Statute-barred debts

Dent & Rees [2012] FMCAfam 1303 – Registering children conceived with reproductive assistance and through surrogacy arrangements

Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Jones [1999] FCA 308 – Bankruptcy: tax refunds

Di Cioccio v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (as Trustee of the Bankrupt Estate of Di Cioccio) [2015] FCAFC 30 – Property acquired during bankruptcy

Dickson v The Queen [2010] HCA 30 – Drug offences: federal and state offences

Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria v AAPT Ltd [2006] VCAT 1493 – Consumer protection law: unfair contract terms

Director of Housing v Sudi [2011] VSCA 266 – Tenancy: public authorities’ obligations and human rights

Director of Public Prosecutions
see DPP

Director-General of CSV v B (unreported, 11 December 1992) – Child protection: grounds for a protection application

Dobson; Department of Family and Community Services [2000] AATA 41 – Bankruptcy: Centrelink overpayments

Doe, Jane v Australian Broadcasting Corporation [2007] VCC 281 – Privacy: breach of

Doggett v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2015] VSCA 351 – Code of Banking Practice

Donoghue v Stevenson [1932] AC 562 – Education law: duty of care

Dosanjh, Manjit Re; Ex Parte Ross Andrew Duus Trustee of the Estate of Manjit Dosanjh [1995] FCA 1161 – Bankrupt’s property: personal injuries compensation

Dow Jones and Company Inc v Gutnick [2002] HCA 56 – Internet law: defamation

DPP v Beljajev, Boris; Kunz, Leslaw Franceszek & Pinhassovitch, Mordechai [1991] VicSC 172 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

DPP (Vic) v Coates Hire Operations Pty Ltd [2012] VSCA 131 – Employment law: enforcement of occupational health and safety regulations

DPP v Cozzi [2005] VSC 195 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

DPP (Cth) v The Magistrates’ Court of Victoria and Barbaro [2010] VSC 297 – Appeal and variation of bail orders

DPP v Vibro -Pile (Aust) Pty Ltd [2016] VSCA 55 – Employment law: enforcement of occupational health and safety regulations

DPP Reference No 1 of 2004; R v Nguyen [2005] VSCA 172 – Drug offences: commercial quantity

Dunlop Pneumatic Tyre Co Ltd v New Garage and Motor Co. Ltd [1915] AC 79 – Breach of contract: prohibition on penalties for

Duffy v Google Inc [2015] SASC 170 – Defamation: liability for a defamatory publication

E

Eatock v Bolt (No 2) [2011] FCA 1180 – Internet law: racial vilification

El Rahi (unreported, VSC, Beach J, 18 January 1996) – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Ellul v Oakes (1972) 3 SASR 377 – Terms of a contract

Elsayed [2017] VSC 120 – Bail: revoking

Eskinazi, Lisa v Victoria (unreported, VCC, 20 June 2003) – Education law: bullying

Ettingshausen v Australian Consolidated Press Ltd (1991) 23b NSWLR 443 – Privacy: breach of

Evagora v eBay Australia and New Zealand Pty Ltd [2001] VCAT 49 – Internet law: online auctions

F

F v Medical Specialist [2009] PrivComr A17 – Privacy, use and disclosure of personal information

Fancourt v Mercantile Credits Ltd [1983] HCA 25 – Tenancy: notice to vacate

Fields [2015] VSC 309 – Bail applicant vulnerability

Finch v Telstra Super Pty Ltd (2010) [2010] HCA 36 – Superannuation: reviewing a trustee’s decision

Fletcher v Secretary of the Department of Justice [2006] VSC 354 – Parole

Fox v Warde [1978] VR 362 – Drug offences: possession

Friends of Mallacoota v Minister for Planning and Minister for Environment and Climate Change [2010] VSC 222 – Environmental law: environmental impact assessment

G

Gardner; Re BWV [2003] VSC 173 – Enduring power of attorney (medical)

Gauci v Driscoll [1985] VR 428 – Drug offences: trafficking

GE Commercial Co (Aust) Pty Ltd v Nicholas as Trustee of Bankrupt Estate of Lymn [2012] NSWSC 562 – National Credit Code: guarantor bankruptcy

Geyer v Downs [1977] HCA 64 – Education law: duty of care

Giannopoulos v Rapid Funds Pty Ltd [2013] SADC 9 – National Credit Code: unjust contracts

Giller v Procopets [2004] VSC 113 – Privacy: breach of

Giller v Procopets [2008] VSCA 236 – Privacy: breach of

Gillick v West Norfolk and Wisbech Area Health Authority and the Department of Health and Social Security [1985] 1 All ER 533 – Young people’s rights and responsibilities: contraception

Gillies, Re; Ex parte The Official Trustee in Bankruptcy, the Trustee of the property of Gillies, PA [1993] FCA 409 – Property acquired during bankruptcy

Giotopoulos v Director of Housing [2011] VSC 20 – Tenancy: public authorities’ obligations and human rights

Giretti v R (1986) 24 A Crim R 112 – Drug offences: between dates count

Girton Grammar School Ltd v Cope, Sam (Haircut case) [1995] VicSC 262 – Education law: discrimination

Goode v Common Equity Housing Ltd (Human Rights) [2016] VCAT 93 – Tenancy: public authorities’ obligations and human rights

Google Inc v ACCC [2013] HCA 1 –Internet law: sponsored links

Google Inc v Trkulja [2016] VSCA 333 – Defamation: liability for a defamatory publication

Gray v DPP [2008] VSC 4 – Bail: Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities

Green, Wilson & Bishop [2014] FamCA 1031 – Commercial surrogacy

Gregory v New South Wales [2009] NSWSC 559 – Education law: duty of care and bullying

Griffiths v Northern Territory (No 3) [2016] FCA 900 – Native title and compensation

Grosse v Purvis (2003) QDC 751 – Privacy: breach of

Groth & Banks [2013] FamCa 430 – Sperm donor status

H

H v Pennell and South Australia (1987) 46 SASR 158 – Education law: duty of care

Hall v Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal [2004] VCAT 1359 – Assistance for victims of crime

Hannover Life Re of Australasia Limited v Sayseng [2005] NSWCA 214 – Superannuation: reviewing a trustee or insurer’s decision

Harvey v PD (2004) 59 NSWLR 639 – Privacy: disclosure of medical information

He Kaw Teh v The Queen [1985] HCA 43 – Drug offences: statutory possession: burden of proof

Henderson v Beltracchi [1999] VSC 135 – Offences in prison: Governor’s hearing

Higgerson v Ricco (Residential Tenancies) [2014] VCAT 1214 – Landlord’s right of entry

Hildebrandt v DPP [2006] VSC 198 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Hockey v Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd [2015] FCA 652 – Internet law: unintentional meanings and defamation

Hogan v Sawyer [1992] 1 Qd R 32 – Offences in prison: knowledge of rules

Hole v Williams (1910) 10 SR (NSW) 638 – Education law: duty of care

Hollis v Vabu Pty Ltd [2001] HCA 44 – Employment law: employee or independent contractor?

Hudson v South Australia [2008] SAEOT 8 – Education law: family law issues

J

Jamie, Re [2013] FamCAFC 110 – Gender dysphoria treatment

Janusauskas v Director of Housing [2014] VSC 650 – Tenant, licensee and subletting distinguished

Jazownick v Wodonga CC [2006] VCAT 952 – Environmental law: grounds for objecting to planning permits

JF [2017] VSC 13 – Grounds for refusal of bail: show cause

Jones v Toben [2002] FCA 1150 – Internet law: racial vilification

Jonsson v Arkway Pty Ltd [2003] NSWSC 815 – National Credit Code: purpose of credit

Jupp v Chambers (Residential Tenancies) [2010] VCAT 36 – Assignment and subletting distinguished

K

Kargotich v Mustica [1973] WAR 167 – Car contract: damages for purchaser wrongfully breaking contract

Kenyon and Willabee Pty Ltd v Port Phillip CC [2000] VCAT 797 – Environmental law: planning permit, appealing decision

Kevin, Re [2003] FamCA 94 – Gender recognition

King Gee Clothing Co Pty Ltd v Commonwealth [1945] HCA 23 – Judicial review: grounds for, uncertainty

Kingswell v The Queen [1985] HCA 72 – Principles of criminal responsibility codified

Kirkwood v Gadd [1910] AC 422 – National Credit Code: providing credit in the course of business

Knight v Spadano (2003) 145 A Crim R 1 – Prisoner rights: classification and placement

Knowles v Victorian Mortgage Investments Ltd [2011] VSC 611 – National Credit Code: purpose of credit

Kracke v Mental Health Review Board [2009] VCAT 646 –Mental illness: Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities

Kural v The Queen [1987] HCA 16 – Drug offences: statutory possession: burden of proof

L

L v Commonwealth (1976) 10 ALR 269 – Prisoner rights: damages for breach of duty of care

L v Minister for Education [1996] QADT 2 – Education law: discrimination

Latoudis v Casey [1990] HCA 59 – Reclaiming legal costs of defence

Lavin v Toppi [2015] HCA 4 – Guarantor rights

Lazenby Garages v Wright [1976] All ER 770 – Breach of contract: damages for

Leighton v Victoria [2000] VCAT 416 – Education law: discrimination

Lennon [2016] VSC 239 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Lenske, Re; Ex parte Lenske [1986] FCA 21 – Bankruptcy: debts arising from restitution or compensation orders

Leonora Group (Wonthaggi) Pty Ltd v Bass Coast SC [2003] VCAT 233 – Environmental law: planning permit, appealing decision

Lin v Official Trustee in Bankruptcy (No 1) [2001] FMCA 106 – Bankruptcy: effect on non-bankrupt partner of loan solely for bankrupt’s benefit

Linkenholt Pty Ltd v Quirk [2000] VSC 166 – National Credit Code: purpose of credit

Lovett on behalf of the Gunditjmara People v Victoria [2007] FCA 474 – Native title in Victoria

M

Mabo v Queensland (No 2) [1992] HCA 23 – Aboriginal law and international conventions

McBain, Re; Ex parte Australian Catholic Bishops Conference [2002] HCA 16 – Judicial review: standing to sue, Attorney-General’s fiat

McBain v Victoria [2000] FCA 1009 – Access to assisted reproductive treatment

McHale v Watson [1964] HCA 64 – Young people’s rights and responsibilities: civil liability

McKenzie v Smith (1998) ASC 155-025 – National Credit Code: unjust contracts

McKinney v The Queen [1991] HCA 6 – Arrest and interrogation: unsigned statements

MacRobertson Miller Airline Services v Commissioner of State Taxation (WA) (1975) 133 CLR 125 – Exclusion clauses in contracts

Macedon Ranges Shire Council v Romsey Hotel Pty Ltd [2008] VSCA 45 – Environmental law: grounds for objecting to planning permits

Mae Loc Tran, bail application [2008] VSC 191 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Magill v Magill [2006] HCA 51 – Financial support for children

Maisano v Car and Home Finance Pty Ltd [2005] VCAT 1755 – National Credit Code: unjust contracts

Majeric, Re (unreported, VSC, 10 July 1998) – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Marijancevic, Re [2010] VSC 122 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Marion, Re (Secretary, Department of Health and Community Services) v JWB & SMB (1992) 175 CLR 218 – Gender dysphoria treatment

Marinucci, Frank, Re [Bail application] [1992] VicSC 373 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Mark, Re [2003] FamCA 822 – Sperm donor status

Mee Tangjamnat (unreported, VSC, Smith J, 13 December 1991) – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Members of the Yorta Yorta Aboriginal Community v Victoria [2002] HCA 58 – Native title in Victoria

Metro West v Sudi (Residential Tenancies) [2009] VCAT 2025 – Tenancy: public authorities’ obligations and human rights

Michael, Re (2009) 41 Fam LR 694 – Parentage and artificial conception

Miller v South Australia (1980) 24 SASR 416 – Education law: duty of care

Milsom and Official Receiver in Bankruptcy [2004] AATA 275 – Bankruptcy: varying income contributions to trustee

Minister for Aboriginal Affairs v Peko-Wallsend Ltd [1986] HCA 40 – Judicial review: grounds for, relevant and irrelevant considerations

Minister for Immigration and Ethnic Affairs v Teoh [1995] HCA 20 – Judicial review: grounds for, natural justice and compliance with international conventions

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs, Re; Ex parte Eshetu [1999] HCA 21 – Judicial review: grounds for, unreasonableness

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v Bhardwaj [2002] HCA 11 – Administrative law: reconsideration of administrative decisions

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs v Yusuf [2001] HCA 30  – Judicial review: grounds for, relevant and irrelevant considerations

Minister for Immigration and Multicultural and Indigenous Affairs, Re; Ex parte Lam [2003] HCA 6 – Judicial review: grounds for, natural justice

Minogue v Department of Justice and Group 4 Correctional Services Ltd [2004] VCAT 1194 – Legislation relating to prisons and prisoners

Mokbel v DPP [2002] VSC 127 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Mokbel v DPP (No 3) [2002] VSC 393 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Mokbel v DPP (Vic) and DPP (Cth) [2006] VSC 487 – Bail: sureties

Momcilovic v The Queen [2011] HCA 34 – Drug offences: statutory possession, and federal and state offences: statutory interpretation

Monas v Perpetual Trustees Victoria Ltd [2011] NSWCA 417 – National Consumer Credit: default notice

Monie v Commonwealth (unreported, NSW Court of Appeal, Mason P, Beazley and Campbell JJA, 3 September 2007) – Criminal record and employment

Montague v Davies, Benachi and Co [1911] 2 KB 595 – Debts: judgment creditor to pay sheriffs costs

Moore-McQuillan v Scott [2006] FCA 63 – Bankruptcy: debts arising from restitution or compensation orders

Moran v Victorian Institute of Teaching [2007] VCAT 1311 – Education law: duty of care

Ms SB [2014] FWC 2104 – Employment law: bullying at work

MT v Director General, NSW Department of Education and Training [2004] NSWADT 194 – Education law: confidentiality and privacy issues

Mullett on behalf of the Gunai/Kurnai People v Victoria [2010] FCA 1144 – Native title in Victoria

N

National Australia Bank Ltd v Rice [2015] VSC 10 – Code of Banking Practice as a term of a contract

National Australia Bank Ltd v Rose [2016] VSCA 169 – Code of Banking Practice

National Mutual Life Association of Australia Ltd v Jevtovic [1997] FCA 359 – Superannuation: review of trustee decision in the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal

National Rugby League Investments Pty Ltd v Singtel Optus Pty Ltd [2012] FCAFC 59 – Internet law: simulcasting

ND v BM (2003) FLC 98–020 – Financial support for children: known sperm donor and child maintenance

New South Wales v Bujdoso [2005] HCA 76 – Prisoners: remedies for breaches of rights

New South Wales v Lepore; Samin v Queensland; Rich v Queensland [2003] HCA 4 – Education law: duty of care

Northern Territory of Australia v Griffiths [2017] FCAFC 106 – Native title and compensation

O

O’Brien v Sheahan [2002] FCA 1292 – Bankruptcy: challenging trustee’s claim for equity in a property built up after the date of the bankruptcy

O’Dea v Allstates Leasing System (WA) Pty Ltd [1983] HCA 3 – Breach of contract: prohibition on penalties for

Official Trustee in Bankruptcy v Trevor Newton Small Superannuation Fund Pty Ltd [2001] FCA 1267 – Superannuation and bankruptcy

Orbit Drilling Pty Ltd v The Queen (2012) 35 VR 399 – Employment law: enforcement of occupational health and safety regulations

P

Paciocco v ANZ Banking Group Ltd [2016] HCA 28 – Breach of contract: prohibition on penalties for

Park Avenue Nominees Pty Ltd v Boon (on behalf of Weir) [2001] NSWSC 700 – National Credit Code: purpose of credit

Patrick, Re [2002] FamCA 193 – Parenting presumptions and AI/IVF

Patrick Stevedoring Pty Ltd v Chasser (2011) 215 IR 411 – Employment law: protection of health and safety representatives

Peldan v Anderson [2006] HCA 48 – Bankruptcy: property transferred prior to bankruptcy

Pereira v Director of Public Prosecutions [1988] HCA 57 – Drug offences: possession

Permanent Custodians Limited v Carolyn Joy Upston [2007] NSWSC 223 – National Consumer Credit: variation on grounds of hardship

Permanent Mortgages Pty Ltd v Cook [2006] NSWSC 1104 – National Consumer Credit: unjust contracts

Perpetual Trustees Victoria Ltd v Burns [2015] WASC 234 – National Consumer Credit: unjust contracts

Perpetual Trustees Victoria Ltd v Monas [2010] NSWSC 1156 – National Consumer Credit: variation on grounds of hardship

Perre v Apand Pty Ltd [1999] HCA 36 – Education law: duty of care

Pham v VOCAT [2016] VSCA 102 – Assistance for victims of crime: loss of earnings

Phelps v London Borough of Hillingdon [2000] 4 All ER 504 – Education law: protecting the intellectual wellbeing of pupils

Phonographic Performance Company of Australia Ltd v Commercial Radio Australia Ltd [2012] FCA 93 – Internet law: simulcasting

Pickersgill, Re [2013] VSC 715 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Pierce v The Queen [1996] 2 VR 215 – Drug offences: trafficking, offering to sell

PJ v AMP Financial Planning Pty Ltd [2014] AusHRC 89 – Criminal record and employment

Pong Su (Ruling No 7) [2005] VSC 7 – Principles of criminal responsibility codified

Pong Su (Ruling No 10) [2005] VSC 10 – Principles of criminal responsibility codified

Pong Su (Ruling No 13) [2005] VSC 38 – Principles of criminal responsibility codified

Pope, Jayne Maree v John William Lawler [1996] FCA 1080 – Superannuation: review of trustee decision in the Superannuation Complaints Tribunal

Power v Kenny [1977] WAR 87 – Bankruptcy: debts resulting from fraud

Prisoners A to XX Inclusive v New South Wales (1995) – Prisoners’ rights: enforcing compliance with legal requirements

Purvis v New South Wales (Department of Education and Training) [2003] HCA 62 – Education law: permissible discrimination

R

R & J [2006] FamCA 1398 – Parenting presumptions and AI/IVF

R v Ahmad [2003] VSC 209 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

R v ALH [2003] VSCA 129 – Young people’s rights and responsibilities: criminal liability

R v Banner [1970] VR 240 – Who can grant bail?

R v Broome [1955] VLR 208 – Appeal and variation of bail orders

R v Bull [1974] HCA 23 – Drug offences: Commonwealth Criminal Code: import of border-controlled drugs

R v Burt [1989] VicSC 130 – Drug offences: possession

R v Chhom Nor [2005] VSCA 46 – Drug offences: trafficking and possession: duplicity

R v Clare [1993] QCA 558 – Drug offences: possession

R v Clarke & Johnstone [1986] VR 643 – Drug offences: possession

R v Coviello (1995) 81 A Crim R 293 – Drug offences: trafficking: commercial quantity

R v Holman [1982] VR 471 – Drug offences: trafficking

R v Ireland [1970] HCA 21 – Police powers to photograph and privilege against self-incrimination

R v Joseph Daniels (unreported, VSC, Phillips CJ, 11 May 1992) – Drug offences: certificate of analysis

R v Kardogeros [1991] 1 VR 269 – Drug offences: trafficking: commercial quantity

R v Light [1954] VLR 152 – Appeal and variation of bail orders

R v Mokbel & Mokbel [2006] VSC 158 – Bail: sureties

R v Moloney (unreported, VSC, 31 October 1990) – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

R v Momcilovic (2010) 265 ALR 751 – Statutory interpretation

R v Narongchai Saengsai-Or [2004] NSWCCA 108 – Principles of criminal responsibility codified

R v Papoulias [1988] VR 858 – Drug offences: entrapment

R v Paterson [2006] VSC 268 – Grounds for refusal of bail: show cause

R v Penny [2015] VSC 155 – Bail applicant vulnerability

R v Pidoto & O’Dea [2006] VSCA 185 – Drug offences

R v Pisano [1997] 2 VR 342 – Drug offences: possession

R v Ryan (1961) 78 WN (NSW) 585 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

R v Te [1998] 3 VR 566 – Drug offences: entrapment

R v Terry [1955] VR 114 – Young people’s rights and responsibilities: corporal punishment

R v Torrisi [1998] VSCA 21 – Drug offences: trafficking: commercial quantity

R v Tsolacos (1995) 81 A Crim R 434 – Drug offences: trafficking and market value

R v Van Xuan Bui [2005] VSCA 300 – Drug offences: penalties for cultivation

R (a child) v Whitty [1993] 66 A Crim R 462 – Young people’s rights and responsibilities: criminal liability

Rafiqi v Wacai Investments Pty Ltd [1998] ASC 1550-024 – National Credit Code: purpose of credit

Ramsay v Larsen [1964] HCA 40 – Education law: duty of care; corporal punishment

Rankin v Marine Power International Pty Ltd [2001] VSC 150 – Employment law: dismissal without notice

Reardon v Baker [1987] VR 877 – Drug offences: trafficking and possession: duplicity

Richards v Victoria (1969) VR 136 – Education law: duty of care

Ringrow Pty Ltd v BP Australia Pty Ltd [2005] HCA 71 – Breach of contract: prohibition on penalties for

Roach v Electoral Commissioner [2007] HCA 43 – Prisoner rights: voting

Roadshow Films Pty Ltd v iiNet Ltd [2012] HCA 16 – Internet law: linking, file sharing and copyright

Robinson v The Queen [2015] VSCA 161 – Grounds for refusal of bail: show cause

Rodway v White [2009] WASC 201 – Property acquired during bankruptcy

Rogers v Whitaker [1992] HCA 58 – What information must be given to a patient

Romsey Hotel Pty Ltd v Victorian Commission for Gambling Regulation [2009] VCAT 2275 – Environmental law: grounds authority to consider for planning permits

S

Secretary, Department of Social Security v Bulsy – Prisoner rights: social security payments

Secretary, Department of Social Security v Southcott [1998] FCA 323 – Bankruptcy: Centrelink debts

SG v TA [2015] VSC 264 – Bail applicant vulnerability

Shafer v Bourke (Residential Tenancies) [2015] VCAT 874 – Rent increases

Shane, Re [2013] FamCA 864 – Gender dysphoria treatment

Sharp v London Borough of Richmond-upon-Thames (unreported, 1997) – Education law: duty of care and bullying

Sheather v Staples Waste Removals Pty Limited (No 2) [2014] FCA 84 – Internet law: domain name disputes

Silberberg v The Builders Collective of Australia Inc [2007] FCA 1512 – Internet law: racial vilification

Slattery v Manningham City Council (Human Rights) [2014] VCAT 1442 – Discrimination and human rights: breach of Charter

Smith v Director of Housing [2005] VSC 46 – Tenancy: notices to vacate

Smith v Victoria Police (General) [2005] VCAT 654 – Privacy: exemptions from the IPPs and data security standards

Spencer, Re [2014] FamCA 310 – Gender dysphoria treatment

Stokes v Russell (unreported, TSC, 18 January 1983) – Education law: duty of care after school hours

Stonnington City Council v Lend Lease Apartments (Armadale) Pty Ltd [2013] VSC 505 – Environmental law: grounds for objecting to planning permits

Storey v Lane [1981] 147 CLR 549 – Bankruptcy: debts arising from restitution or compensation orders

Sullivan, Michael (unreported, VSC, Young CJ, 11 February 1982) – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Swan v Uecker [2016] VSC 313 – Tenant, licensee and subletting distinguished

Swancom Pty Ltd v Yarra City Council [2009] VCAT 923 – Environmental law: grounds authority to consider for planning permits

T

Tang (1995) 83 A Crim R 593 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Taylor v Commissioner of Taxation (1987) 16 FCR 212 – Bankruptcy: tax refunds

Taylor & Taylor v Third Szable Holdings Pty Ltd [2001] VCAT 1841 – National Credit Code: purpose of credit

Theophanous v Herald & Weekly Times Ltd (1994) 182 CLR 104 – Legislative powers

Thow v Campbell [1996] QCA 522 – Drug offences: possession

Toonen v Australia (Human Rights Committee Communication No 488/1992) – Privacy: breach of

Trkulja v Google Inc (No 5) [2012] VSC 533 – Defamation: liability for a defamatory publication

Trustees of the Property of John Daniel Cummins v Cummins [2006] HCA 6 – Bankruptcy: property transferred prior to bankruptcy

Trustees of the Roman Catholic Church for the Diocese of Canberra and Goulburn v Hadba [2005] HCA 31 – Education law: duty of care

U

Union Steamship Co of Australia v King (1998) 166 CLR 1 – State legislative powers

United Super Pty Ltd v Built Environs Pty Ltd [2001] SASC 339 – Superannuation guarantee levy

Unumadu, Re [2007] VSC 258 – Bail: Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities

V

Victoria v Mansfield [2003] FCAFC 154 – Bankruptcy: effect on fines

Victoria v Pacific Technologies (Australia) Pty Ltd (No 2) [2009] FCA 737 – Copyright: requirements for copyright to exist

Victorian Police Toll Enforcement v Taha; Victoria v Brookes [2013] VSCA 37 – Disputing a fine: special circumstances

Violi v Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2015] NSWCA 152 – National Consumer Credit: unjust contracts

Vukadinovic v Mount Alexander Shire Council (No 6) (Correction) [2015] VCAT 1993 – Environmental law: grounds for objecting to planning permits

W

W v G (1996) 20 Fam LR 49 – Financial support for children of same-sex parents

W (a minor) (medical treatment), Re [1992] 4 All ER 627 – Young people’s rights and responsibilities: refusal of medical treatment

W & J Investments Ltd v Bunting [1984] NSWLR 331 – Car contract: damages for purchaser wrongfully breaking contract

Warren v Haines (1987) Aust Torts Reports 80–115 – Education law: duty of care and bullying

Watson v Haines (1987) Aust Torts Reports 80–094 – Education law: duty of care

Weir v Geelong Grammar School (Civil Claims) [2012] VCAT 1736 – Education law: duty of care

Wells, Re [2008] VSC 29 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

West v AGC (Advances) Ltd (1986) 5 NSWLR 610 – National Credit Code: unjust contracts

Western Australia v Ward [2002] HCA 28 – Native title: extinguishing

Westpac Banking Corporation v Tesoro [2012] VSC 182 – National Consumer Credit: variation on grounds of hardship

Wik Peoples v Queensland (1996) 187 CLR 1 – Native title and pastoral leases

Williams v The Queen [1978] HCA 49 – Drug offences: possession

Wilson, Re (bail application) [2006] VSC 178 – Grounds for refusal of bail: exceptional circumstances

Withyman v New South Wales [2010] NSWDC 186 – Education law: duty of care

WL v La Trobe University (General) [2005] VCAT 2592 – Privacy: data protection

Wolfe v Permanent Custodians [2013] VSCA 331 – National Consumer Credit: unjust contracts

Woodland v Essex County Council [2013] UKSC 66 – Education law: duty of care

Woods v DPP [2014] VSC 1 – Grounds for refusal of bail: show cause

X

X v Bedfordshire County Council [1995] 3 WLR 152 – Education law: protecting the intellectual wellbeing of pupils

XYZ v State Trustees Ltd [2006] VSC 444 – Guardianship and administration: VCAT hearing, person’s wishes

Z

Zhou v Kousal [2012] VSC 187 – Debts: warrant of seizure and sale

Zygorodimos v Department of Education and Training [2004] VCAT 128 – Education law: discrimination