Communications, Electrical, Electronic, Energy, Information, Postal, Plumbing and Allied Services Union of Australia v Queensland Rail [2015] HCA 11

Communications, Electrical, Electronic, Energy, Information, Postal, Plumbing and Allied Services Union of Australia v Queensland Rail [2015] HCA 11 This case is often mistakenly cited by OPCA adherents as evidence that all governments and their departments are corporations, and therefore they can refuse to "contract" with them. A popular myth is added, which is that … Continue reading Communications, Electrical, Electronic, Energy, Information, Postal, Plumbing and Allied Services Union of Australia v Queensland Rail [2015] HCA 11

National Australia Bank Ltd v Joyce [2012] WASC 224

The respondents would not accept service of the banks documents for foreclosure, made allegations of trespass citing Plenty v Dillon (1991) HCA 5 1 and chased the applicants from the property. In National Australia Bank Ltd v Joyce [2012] WASC 224 2 they submitted that the court had no authority to act 'either under its … Continue reading National Australia Bank Ltd v Joyce [2012] WASC 224

Harley Robert Williamson

In Williamson v Hodgson [2010] WASC 95 1 the appellant was charged for speeding and found guilty. He had numerous grounds of appeal, starting with the premise that section 45 of the Criminal Code (WA) affords him some defence to the speeding charge, that the magistrate erred in law by refusing his request for a trial by … Continue reading Harley Robert Williamson

O’Connell v The State of Western Australia [2012] WASCA 96

John Walsh of Brannagh represented the appellant in O’Connell v The State of Western Australia [2012] WASCA 96. The submissions included contentions regarding the passage of the Acts Amendment and Repeal (Courts and Legal Practice) Act 2003 (WA) which were purported to dissolve the indissoluble Federal Commonwealth under the Crown of the United Kingdom by removing the … Continue reading O’Connell v The State of Western Australia [2012] WASCA 96

Palmer v City of Gosnells [2013] WASC 446

The appellants were each convicted of six offences under the Planning and Development Act 2005 (WA), for development activities carried on in relation to their jointly owned property.  The Palmers' counsel was John Walsh of Brannagh who made written submissions on 'constitutional issues' prior to trial, which were rejected by the magistrate, but there were numerous … Continue reading Palmer v City of Gosnells [2013] WASC 446

Hedley v Spivey, [2011] WASC 325

The appellant was charged with obstructing a police officer in the execution of his duty. He was convicted and sought leave to appeal in Hedley v Spivey, [2011] WASC 325, on the grounds that the magistrate wasn't in a Chapter 3 court, that he failed to swear an oath of allegiance to the Crown, and … Continue reading Hedley v Spivey, [2011] WASC 325

Adam Thurrowgood

Infuriating moment truck driver refuses to tell police his name at Queensland border Truckie speeds through a border checkpoint and refuses to show his licence - instead insisting on asking a patient policeman to guess his gender. A belligerent truck driver has needlessly got himself arrested by refusing to give his name to police at … Continue reading Adam Thurrowgood

Green and Green [2018] FCWA 42

Green and Green [2018] FCWA 42 A property dispute between two self represented litigants, the husband had in the past conducted his own proceedings before the Magistrates Court, District Court, Supreme Court of Western Australia, the Court of Appeal and the High Court, resulting in the Supreme Court declaring him a vexatious litigant on the … Continue reading Green and Green [2018] FCWA 42

Nick Peters

In the primary court prior to Peters v Pimm Pty Ltd [2019] QCA 306 the magistrate found that the applicant had not proved the facts to support his claim, and it was dismissed, and he then appealed to challenge the jurisdiction of the Court of Appeal.  He informed the court that he had discovered that “judges of the … Continue reading Nick Peters

Ryan v The Council of the City of Sydney [2018] NSWSC 265

Ryan v The Council of the City of Sydney [2018] NSWSC 265 The appellant contended that the Council had failed to respond adequately to his enquiries about the rate notice which he called an invoice, and that both the LCA and the Local Government Act 1993 are invalid, and therefore, he is entitled not to … Continue reading Ryan v The Council of the City of Sydney [2018] NSWSC 265

Mike Holt (CIR NOW)

Mike Holt runs the CIR NOW website, (citizens initiated referendum now) and several other blogs and accounts, such as The Bloody Aussie Battler YouTube channel. The CIR NOW website is full of OPCA related content and pseudo legal myths, constitutional misconceptions spread by various vexatious litigants and more... Here are a few examples of the … Continue reading Mike Holt (CIR NOW)

Elston v Commonwealth of Australia [2013] FCA 108

Elston v Commonwealth of Australia [2013] FCA 108 "The statutory authority for the allocation of an ABN is to be found in s 8 and s 10 of the A New Tax System (Australian Business Number) Act 1999 (Cth) (ABN Act). The ABN Act applies to a “government entity” AS IF it were an “entity”, … Continue reading Elston v Commonwealth of Australia [2013] FCA 108

Australia is NOT a foreign corporation registered with the U.S. S.E.C.

OPCA theorists in Australia often claim that our original government was hijacked, and the entity is now just a "corporation posing as a government" and hold as evidence of this fallacy, our registration details in the United States Security Exchange Commission. The registrations of various bodies with the SEC in the US does not make … Continue reading Australia is NOT a foreign corporation registered with the U.S. S.E.C.