Montgomery v Child Support Registrar [2015] FCA 891

The applicant was $46,596.87 in arrears for child support, and was prevented in leaving Australia due to a Departure Prohibition Order, and subsequently filed for an appeal of this decision in Montgomery v Child Support Registrar [2015] FCA 891. The lengthy notice served by the applicant contained 81 separate statements which the applicant required the … Continue reading Montgomery v Child Support Registrar [2015] FCA 891

Matchett & Lattimore v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2000] NSWSC 975; 45 ATR 541

In Matchett J M v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation; Lattimore J C v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation; Lattimore v M v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation; Matchett J F v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2000] NSWSC 975; 45 ATR 541 the plaintiffs were successfully sued for outstanding taxes, and sought orders that the decisions made against them … Continue reading Matchett & Lattimore v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2000] NSWSC 975; 45 ATR 541

The Institute of Taxation Research and Wayne Levick

The Institute of Taxation Research was formed in 1998, promising that one could make any tax liability voluntary if they used their services. The strategy centered around the proposition that the taxation legislation is invalid, as the whole legal system has no basis in law and the constitution is invalid, so there is no basis in … Continue reading The Institute of Taxation Research and Wayne Levick

Walsh & Anor v Professional Nominees Pty Ltd & Anor [1998] QCA 259

In Walsh & Anor v Professional Nominees Pty Ltd & Anor [1998] QCA 259, the applicants appealed a foreclosure decision alleging that there is no valid law capable of being enforced, that there are no validly constituted courts, and even the Constitution is invalid, so there is no relevant valid statutory law that applies in Australia, and … Continue reading Walsh & Anor v Professional Nominees Pty Ltd & Anor [1998] QCA 259

David Fitzgibbon

Barrister David Fitzgibbon appeared in many cases attempting the contention that the Royal Style and Titles Act 1973 is invalid and unconstitutional, or that there was a "break in sovereignty" from the time of the Treaty of Versailles. among many other contentions that were settled in prior jurisprudence. Often Mr Fitzgibbon was instructed by Wayne … Continue reading David Fitzgibbon

Domestic Implementation of International Human Rights Norms

Michael Kirby AC CMG.; "Domestic Implementation of International Human Rights Norms " The Bangalore Principles state, in effect: 1. International law (whether human rights norms or otherwise) is not, in most common law countries part of domestic law. 2. Such law does not become part of domestic law until Parliament so enacts or the judges … Continue reading Domestic Implementation of International Human Rights Norms

Momcilovic v The Queen & Ors [2011] HCA 34

In Momcilovic v The Queen & Ors [2011] HCA 34 Vera Momcilovic appealed against her conviction for drug trafficking in 2008. Ms Momcilovic was charged after living with a convicted trafficker who had stored drugs in her home. Under the Victorian Drug Act (1981) a person is deemed as possessing or trafficking drugs if they are found on the … Continue reading Momcilovic v The Queen & Ors [2011] HCA 34

The Law of Nations

Emerich de Vattel; "The Law of Nations: Or, Principles of the Law of Nature Applied to the Conduct and Affairs of Nations and Sovereigns" is a legal treatise on international law published in 1758, and has been said to have modernized the entire practice of international law. Vattel’s Law of Nations was translated into English in 1760, … Continue reading The Law of Nations

Brian Charles Fyffe

In Fyffe v State of Victoria [1999] VSCA 196 the applicant, who was renting a property through the Ministry for Conservation, Forests and Lands, claimed to have seceded the property from the State of Victoria, and by virtue of his diplomatic status he and the land are protected by international law from any claimed sovereignty … Continue reading Brian Charles Fyffe

Koula Rafailidis

Koula Rafailidis 1 is an OPCA adherent from New South Wales, and a long time admin of the Get out of paying fines, rego, fees, tolls and rates 2 and several other Facebook groups. In Camden Council v Rafailidis [2012] NSWLEC 51 3 the respondents were found in breach of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act … Continue reading Koula Rafailidis

Wilson v White [2007] WASCA 87

The appellants received a sequestration order and failed to make out and file with the Official Receiver a statement of affairs, and were subsequently convicted. They contended that the manner in which the magistrate had proceeded was unlawful by virtue of the provisions about discrimination contained in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, … Continue reading Wilson v White [2007] WASCA 87

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

Ngurampaa Ltd v Balonne Shire Council [2014] QSC 146

The Balonne Shire Council levied general rates upon the property owned by Ngurampaa Limited in the amount of $3,062.80, which the applicant failed to pay, and summary judgment was awarded against the applicant and in favour of the council in a proceeding brought to recover the overdue rates. The applicant sought an order that the … Continue reading Ngurampaa Ltd v Balonne Shire Council [2014] QSC 146

Daniels v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2007] SASC 114

Daniels v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2007] SASC 114 These proceedings arose due to the respondent’s unfaltering stance that contributing monies to purposes associated with abortion indirectly through taxation, is contrary to his beliefs and faith as a Christian. The respondent contacted the ATO for the purpose of suggesting his taxation liability be reduced by … Continue reading Daniels v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2007] SASC 114

Maxwell Hugh Wilson

The appellants received a sequestration order and failed to make out and file with the Official Receiver a statement of affairs, and were subsequently convicted. They contended that the manner in which the magistrate had proceeded was unlawful by virtue of the provisions about discrimination contained in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, … Continue reading Maxwell Hugh Wilson

International Law and Australian Domestic Law

Robert French CJ.; "International Law and Australian Domestic Law" https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/international-law-and-australian-domestic-law.pdf . http://www.hcourt.gov.au/assets/publications/speeches/current-justices/frenchcj/frenchcj21aug09.pdf https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2020/09/international-law-and-australian-domestic-law.pdf

United Kingdom of Australia

The Kingdom of Australia is an OPCA cult headed by Steven Spiers, and founded on the flawed concepts he expressed in his papers  “Realm and Commonwealth” and “Realm and Man”. The basic storyline is that Australia achieved sovereignty following WWI, by virtue of the sacrifice made by the ANZAC's, it had forged a realm, a … Continue reading United Kingdom of Australia

Peter Scott Haughton

Peter Scott Haughton ran a series of cases in 2019-2020, here are a few of those that are published. (1) Haughton v Roder [2019] SASC 199  (2) Haughton v Chapman [2019] SASC 200  (3) Haughton v Australia And New Zealand Banking Group Ltd [2019] SASC 198 (4) Haughton v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group … Continue reading Peter Scott Haughton

Independent Sovereign State of Australia

Cameron v Beattie [2001] QCA 392 "For reasons that will become apparent I shall refer to the appellant by his full name Donald Gordon Cameron.  He brought an action in the Supreme Court for declaratory relief, including a declaration that the latest State election was invalid.  His statement of claim was summarily dismissed by Justice … Continue reading Independent Sovereign State of Australia

Batten v Police [1998] SASC 6778

In Batten v Police [1998] SASC 6778 the appellant argued that the court was not validly constituted, and that the State of South Australia is not a valid constitutional entity.  These arguments and others were derived from the appellant's view of the consequences of the Commonwealth of Australia being party to the Treaty of Versailles in … Continue reading Batten v Police [1998] SASC 6778

Sill v City of Wodonga [2017] VSC 671

Sill v City of Wodonga [2017] VSC 671 This is a case about a disputed $22.50 dog licence fee.  To use the words of the applicant in his written case: "This case started with a notice from my Local Government Office in Wodonga, the notice said I had to pay for a $22.50 annual dog … Continue reading Sill v City of Wodonga [2017] VSC 671

Lamont v Bright [2002] HCATrans 229

Lamont v Bright [2002] HCATrans 229: The appellant seeks to have answered a number of questions applicable to the Queen’s title, role and authority as identified in the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act.  He contends that the Queen of Australia is not a recognisable entity within the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act 1900, and are … Continue reading Lamont v Bright [2002] HCATrans 229

Best v Police [2015] SASC 190

Best v Police [2015] SASC 190 The appellant contended that the trial should not have proceeded ex-parte, that the Magistrates Court is not a court of competent jurisdiction; the device used to measure his speed did not meet the National Measurement Act 1960 (Cth) and the certificates of accuracy were invalid and the method of testing it by the … Continue reading Best v Police [2015] SASC 190

Glen James Polglaise

Man says he doesn’t have to lodge tax returns because he’s not a ‘person’ A man says taxation laws do not apply to him because he does not accept recognition as a person– an argument a magistrate has described as nonsense. Glen James Polglaise, of North Bendigo, failed to submit six tax returns for the … Continue reading Glen James Polglaise

Pham v Secretary, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations [2009] FCA 1310

In Pham v Secretary, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations [2009] FCA 1310 the appellant contended that the Governor General was not validity appointed, and thus the judges appointment was not valid. The Court held that the Governor-General was appointed to his office in accordance with the current Letters Patent (as amended on 11 May … Continue reading Pham v Secretary, Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations [2009] FCA 1310

The Universal Declaration on Human Rights

The United Nations Universal Declaration on Human Rights is not carried into law in Australia, it is not a constitutional provision on a state or federal level, therefore it has no place before any state court. People can claim to have all the fantastical rights they can imagine, but unless they are enacted by constitutional … Continue reading The Universal Declaration on Human Rights

Mark McMurtrie

The Original Sovereign Tribal Federation 1 was created by Mark McMurtrie 2 https://freemandelusion.files.wordpress.com/2018/07/ostf-declaration-of-sovereignty-and-nationhood-original-sovereign-tribal-federation.pdf A burgeoning faction of Freemen are targeting Indigenous audiences in Australia 3 A taste of the subculture can be gleaned online, in groups such as the Tribal Sovereign Parliament of Gondwana Land, the Original Sovereign Tribal Federation (OSTF) and the Original Sovereign Confederation. The … Continue reading Mark McMurtrie