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Fallon v NSW Government Office of State Revenue State Debt Recovery Office [2013] FCA 270

The applicant sought a “permanent, prohibitory injunction” ordering the Roads and Maritime Service of New South Wales to lift a suspension on and reinstate his driver’s licence and vehicle registration, and otherwise “reconduct business” with him, after the RMS had … Continue reading Fallon v NSW Government Office of State Revenue State Debt Recovery Office [2013] FCA 270
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Richard Gunter

The litigation history of Richard Gunter seems to originate in a separation which later went before the Family Court, and which initially involved a restraining order made in 1990 by Magistrate Pullar in the Ipswich Magistrates Court, prohibiting him from … Continue reading Richard Gunter
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Permanent Custodians Limited v Sanders [2017] VSC 516

The applicants sought summary judgement regarding a default of a loan agreement and mortgage in Permanent Custodians Limited v Sanders [2017] VSC 516. Due to unserved further material being filed by the defendant just prior, a further hearing was conducted … Continue reading Permanent Custodians Limited v Sanders [2017] VSC 516
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Bank of Queensland Ltd v G.L. and L.A. Collis Pty Ltd [2019] VCC 2062 

The Bank of Queensland Limited sought summary judgment against the defendants for a default of their home loan and mortgage obligations in Bank of Queensland Ltd v G.L. and L.A. Collis Pty Ltd [2019] VCC 2062. The defendants filed numerous … Continue reading Bank of Queensland Ltd v G.L. and L.A. Collis Pty Ltd [2019] VCC 2062 
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Kerinaiua v Andreou [2018] NTSC 87

The appellant, who also identifies himself by his tribal name Parlini, appealed his conviction for aggravated assault in Kerinaiua v Andreou [2018] NTSC 87, on grounds that the magistrate made decisions which are beyond his scope of authority, that the … Continue reading Kerinaiua v Andreou [2018] NTSC 87
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Electoral Commissioner of Australian Electoral Commission v Wharton (No 3) [2021] FCA 742

The Respondent was a candidate in the 2019 Federal Election, and failed to make disclosures of gifts as required by section 304 of the Commonwealth Electoral Act 1918 (Cth). He did not appear for the proceeding in Electoral Commissioner of … Continue reading Electoral Commissioner of Australian Electoral Commission v Wharton (No 3) [2021] FCA 742
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Lamble v Queensland Police Service – Weapons Licensing [2018] QCAT 201

A decision was made to suspend the applicants Firearms Licence on the basis that he had been charged with an offence involving the use or threatened use of violence, with an authorised officer being satisfied he may no longer be … Continue reading Lamble v Queensland Police Service – Weapons Licensing [2018] QCAT 201
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Covington & Covington [2021] FamCAFC 52

The mother in a Family Court dispute regarding orders that the child be vaccinated, filed an application in the High Court seeking an order removing an appeal against the orders made to the High Court, asserting that there was a … Continue reading Covington & Covington [2021] FamCAFC 52
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The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia

Sir William Harrison Moore; "The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia" (1902) "Having arrived in Australia as the federation movement was gathering momentum, Moore took an immediate interest in the federation debates, and in the drafting of a proposed constitution. … Continue reading The Constitution of the Commonwealth of Australia
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Victorian Legal Services Board v Jensen [2018] VSC 740

The first defendant Dennis Jensen was managing director of Common Law Resolutions Pty Ltd and JTA Corporation Pty Ltd, which were the second and third defendants in Victorian Legal Services Board v Jensen [2018] VSC 740, in which the Victorian Legal … Continue reading Victorian Legal Services Board v Jensen [2018] VSC 740
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Kristin MacDonald

The Houtman Abrolhos Islands are about 80km off the coast of Geraldton, Western Australia. Kristin MacDonald declared himself to be the "Prince of the Abrolhos" and claims to have adverse possession of all 122 of the islands as a micronation.  … Continue reading Kristin MacDonald
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Westpac Banking Corporation v Webb [2019] VSC 121

The defendant sought to have a default judgment set aside, where Westpac claimed possession of the land for a loan agreement and mortgage, claiming the bank committed fraud because it "obtained an ex parte judgment behind his back".  His primary … Continue reading Westpac Banking Corporation v Webb [2019] VSC 121
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Murray v Pinder [2020] QSC 385

Murray v Pinder [2020] QSC 385 was an application for judicial review in respect of certain relatively minor criminal charges which the applicant was facing in the Magistrates Court, focusing on an argument about how he is named, his inability … Continue reading Murray v Pinder [2020] QSC 385
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Maher v The Queen [2021] NSWDC 212

The appellant had been caught using his mobile phone while driving, and the interception led him to be charged with the offence, as well as other charges of hinder and assault police. At the Magistrates Court he argued that the … Continue reading Maher v The Queen [2021] NSWDC 212
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Reiman v Commissioner of Police [2021] QDC 242

Police had stopped a car with no number plates attached to do a registration and licence check, and the driver refused to comply with their requests. After finally exiting the vehicle, in the course of speaking with the police officer, … Continue reading Reiman v Commissioner of Police [2021] QDC 242
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The Queen signed it at the top!

There is a ridiculous theory that implies by that the Queen placing her signature at the top of bill requiring her assent (instead of at the end, the bottom, underneath the body of words) invalidates the document and her "permission", … Continue reading The Queen signed it at the top!
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An Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution

Albert Venn Dicey, "An Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution" (1885) This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. A … Continue reading An Introduction to the Study of the Law of the Constitution
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Unusually persistent complainants

Mullen, P. E.; Lester, G. (2004). "Unusually persistent complainants": Querulous paranoia may have disappeared from the psychiatric literature, but is it flourishing in modern complaints organisations and the courts? This study investigates the unusually persistent complainants who lay waste to … Continue reading Unusually persistent complainants
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The Forensic Phase of Litigious Paranoia

Glueck, B. (1914). "The Forensic Phase of Litigious Paranoia": "Kraepelin [1904] defines this condition as a mental disorder which is essentially characterized by a gradual and systematic evolution of a well-organized and intricate system of persecutory and grandiose delusions. It … Continue reading The Forensic Phase of Litigious Paranoia
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Malcolm Roberts

A few Australian members of parliament have fallen for OPCA theories... Anne Bressington, who was elected to the South Australian Legislative Council at the 2006 South Australian election as Nick Xenophon's running mate, was once reported to have followed One … Continue reading Malcolm Roberts
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Pandemic arguments

The pseudo legal phenomenon exploded into mainstream discourse during the COVID-19 pandemic, with the numbers of adherents experiencing expediential growth. The majority of legal arguments perpetuated on social media were clearly pseudo legal in nature and had no legal merit … Continue reading Pandemic arguments
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Peter Connor

Peter Connor is a long time OPCA adherent from Hervey Bay Queensland, credited with starting the Facebook group "Get out of paying fines, rego, fees, tolls and rates" that now has almost 40,000 members.  "This group is dedicated to Peter … Continue reading Peter Connor
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Schafer v Bacon [2022] QDC 60

The applicant was convicted of an offence of contravening an enforcement notice under the Planning Act 2016 (Qld), after moving two shipping containers and connecting utilities to them without council approval. An enforcement notice was issued and she failed to … Continue reading Schafer v Bacon [2022] QDC 60
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They’re all paedophiles!

A popular excuse for many OPCA adherents in Australia to completely disregard any decision of the higher courts cited in response to their pseudo legal assertions, is their insistence that judges are involved in a highly organised paedophile network involving … Continue reading They’re all paedophiles!
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Juha Kulevi Kiskonen

Juha Kulevi Kiskonen was a well known supporter of Steven Spiers and his theories, often making videos regarding it and publishing them on social media. He would often erupt in anger and make threats towards those not supportive of the … Continue reading Juha Kulevi Kiskonen
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St George Bank – a Division of Westpac Banking Corporation v Ian Craig Press [2017] NSWSC 1129

St. George and Ian Craig Press engaged in a mediation regarding a loan and mortgage. At the conclusion of the mediation, a settlement deed was executed by the parties. Unbeknownst to St. George, Ian Press included the letters "V.C" in … Continue reading St George Bank – a Division of Westpac Banking Corporation v Ian Craig Press [2017] NSWSC 1129
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Westpac Banking Corporation v Klaric [2018] QSC 38

Westpac had a registered mortgage over a property of which the respondent had defaulted, and no repayments had been made since 7 December 2012, and an amount of $636,765.34 was owing by the respondent to the applicant. It was sought by … Continue reading Westpac Banking Corporation v Klaric [2018] QSC 38
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The pandemic cases

This article contains nearly all of the challenges to vaccine mandates and lockdown restrictions to date during the COVID-19 pandemic, listed in the order of the month per year. Each judgement is embedded as a file on this one page. … Continue reading The pandemic cases
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Christopher Bruce Hardy

After police were asked to check on the welfare of the defendant, they found prohibited weapons, and a very large volume of written material to do with the so-called Sovereign Citizen Movement, which included a lengthy article about how to … Continue reading Christopher Bruce Hardy
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In the matter of Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2021] NSWSC 401

Ronald Gregory held Visa credit card facilities with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and correspondence gave rise to discontent. This led to a complaint being made by Ronald Gregory to the Australian Financial Complaints Authority which appears was dismissed. A … Continue reading In the matter of Commonwealth Bank of Australia [2021] NSWSC 401
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Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Lamont [2019] NSWSC 92

In Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Lamont [2019] NSWSC 92 the Deputy Commissioner of Taxation claimed income tax debts of $4,317,316.07 for the financial years ended 30 June 2002 to 13 February 2019. A notice of appearance identified a Mark … Continue reading Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Lamont [2019] NSWSC 92
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Palmer v Western Australia [2021] HCA 5

In Palmer & Anor v The State of Western Australia & Anor [2020] HCATrans 180 the High Court was asked whether the Quarantine (Closing the Border) Directions (WA) and/or the authorising Emergency Management Act 2005 (WA) were invalid because they impermissibly … Continue reading Palmer v Western Australia [2021] HCA 5
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Can v State of New South Wales [2021] NSWSC 1480

Section 7 of the Public Health Act 2010 (NSW), authorises the Health Minister to give such directions as the Minister considers necessary to deal with a risk to public health. On 20 August 2021, the Minister made Public Health (COVID-19 Additional … Continue reading Can v State of New South Wales [2021] NSWSC 1480
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Larter v Hazzard (No 2) [2021] NSWSC 1451

On 26 August 2021 the Health Minister Brad Hazzard made Public Health (COVID-19 Vaccination of Health Care Workers) Order 2021, pursuant to the powers under section 7 of the Public Health Act 2010 (NSW). It required health care workers to … Continue reading Larter v Hazzard (No 2) [2021] NSWSC 1451
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Gerner v Victoria [2020] HCA 48

The Victorian government declared a state of emergency across the whole of Victoria in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, emergency powers became available under ss 200(1)(b) and (d) of the Public Health and Wellbeing Act 2008 (Vic) which include the ability … Continue reading Gerner v Victoria [2020] HCA 48
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Solihin Millin

Solihin Millin is the founder of the anti-vaccination website Make Australia Healthy Again. 1 Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Solihin Millin had attempted the typical OPCA foisted unilateral contract, serving a "Notice of Liability" regarding vaccines on 28 June 2019, … Continue reading Solihin Millin
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The Australian Constitutions Act 1850 (UK)

The Australian Constitutions Act 1850 (UK) is significant for all four Australian colonies established before the 1850s. The Assent original of the British Act of Parliament separating Victoria from New South Wales, and naming and providing a Constitution for the … Continue reading The Australian Constitutions Act 1850 (UK)
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The premise of inconsistency: Section 109

Section 109 of the Commonwealth Constitution provides: "Inconsistency of laws: When a law of a State is inconsistent with a law of the Commonwealth, the latter shall prevail, and the former shall, to the extent of the inconsistency, be invalid." … Continue reading The premise of inconsistency: Section 109
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Giving Substance to Murphy’s Law: The Question of Australian Sovereignty

John W. Tate; "Giving Substance to Murphy's Law: The Question of Australian Sovereignty" "This paper argues that the focus on the identity of the head of state which has characterised the Australian republican debate fundamentally misses the point about Australian … Continue reading Giving Substance to Murphy’s Law: The Question of Australian Sovereignty
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An Unruly Child: A history of law in Australia

Bruce Kercher; "An Unruly Child: A history of law in Australia": "This is a provocative re-examination of our legal history appearing at a time when Australians are reconsidering both their past and their future." - The Hon. Justice Michael Kirby … Continue reading An Unruly Child: A history of law in Australia
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