National Australia Bank Limited v Norman [2012] VSC 14

In National Australia Bank Limited v Norman [2012] VSC 14 the court noted: "The counterclaim was comprised of random, almost incomprehensible, statements, propositions, quotations, argument and references to other material that appeared to have been lifted from other documents and randomly … Continue reading National Australia Bank Limited v Norman [2012] VSC 14
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Shields v Cbfc Limited [1994] FCA 1311

In Shields v Cbfc Limited [1994] FCA 1311 the appellants alleged bias by the primary judge, denying that they were obliged to make payments on a rent contract because the alleged debt was “created by the respondent as a book entry … Continue reading Shields v Cbfc Limited [1994] FCA 1311
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Grey v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd [1993] FCA 54

In Grey v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd [1993] FCA 54 the plaintiffs claimed that the loan was created by “book-entry credit” and is therefore false, misleading, and should not be enforced, and insisted if the bank was "entitled … Continue reading Grey v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd [1993] FCA 54
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Fisher v Westpac Banking Corporation [1992] FCA 390

In Fisher v Westpac Banking Corporation [1992] FCA 390, the plaintiffs alleged a misleading and deceptive, criminal conspiracy by all the bank to strip them of their assets, purporting "book entries which did not represent the commitment of "legal tender", referring … Continue reading Fisher v Westpac Banking Corporation [1992] FCA 390
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Arnold v State Bank of South Australia [1992] FCA 554

In Arnold v State Bank of South Australia [1992] FCA 554 the applicants sought to block a foreclosure on their farm, alleging that “... the mortgage involved the creation by the State Bank of a book-entry credit at no cost to itself.”, … Continue reading Arnold v State Bank of South Australia [1992] FCA 554
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Pavlomanolakos v National Australia Bank [1993] FCA 29

In Pavlomanolakos v National Australia Bank [1993] FCA 29, the applicant filed a document entitled "Notice of Constitutional Matters" claiming that "the creation of book-entry credits by Banks and other financial institutions" was unconstitutional, that a mortgage should not be enforced … Continue reading Pavlomanolakos v National Australia Bank [1993] FCA 29
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Teresa Van Lieshout

In Van Lieshout v Mead Centre Armadale Mental Health Service [2011] WADC 104, the plaintiff, David Van Lieshout, was being represented by Teresa van Lieshout, who purported in the writ to act under an enduring power of attorney and guardianship. … Continue reading Teresa Van Lieshout
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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] … Continue reading Koula Rafailidis
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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 … Continue reading Wilson v White [2007] WASCA 87
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Daniels v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2007] SASC 114

The proceedings in Daniels v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2007] SASC 114 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. … Continue reading Daniels v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation [2007] SASC 114
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Application of Adrian Ashley of the House of Cooper [2017] NSWSC 533

The applicant was arrested after failing to appear in court. A friend of the applicant sought habeas corpus, claiming the cannabis charge not be valid as its use is guaranteed by the Bible. Another friend filed a statement claiming the … Continue reading Application of Adrian Ashley of the House of Cooper [2017] NSWSC 533
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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 … Continue reading Maxwell Hugh Wilson
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Pieta Morgan

In 2013 Pieta Morgan was heavily influenced by various OPCA concepts, at the time the "One Peoples Public Trust" was a popular variety, which held that all governments were corporations that were "foreclosed" due to a UCC filing by Heather … Continue reading Pieta Morgan
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God is no respecter of persons

There is a misinterpretation of certain Biblical passages that use the words "God is no respecter of persons" in James 2:9, that appears in many statements by Steven Spiers and his "United Kingdom of Australia", as well as by Romley … Continue reading God is no respecter of persons
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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, … Continue reading United Kingdom of Australia
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Larry Hannigan

Larry Hannigan announces on his homepage: “We are all an involuntary part of a social revolution, where political parties feel entitled to take ownership of our individual rights to real and personal property, and where our civil and political rights … Continue reading Larry Hannigan
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Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Bonaccorso (No 1 2 & 3) [2016] NSWSC 595/766/1018

The defendant challenges the Deputy Commissioner’s standing, and the existence of the legislative scheme under which the proceedings are pursued; the Court’s jurisdiction and indeed, its existence; the very existence of Australia as a nation; the existence of the Constitution … Continue reading Deputy Commissioner of Taxation v Bonaccorso (No 1 2 & 3) [2016] NSWSC 595/766/1018
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John Peter Bauskis

In the matter of Bauskis [2006] NSWSC 908 John Peter Bauskis was convicted with contempt of court over an incident where a group of protesters for John Wilson caused havoc at one of his hearings, yelling abuse at the judge … Continue reading John Peter Bauskis
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Cardinia Shire Council v Kraan [2017] VMC024

Cardinia Shire Council v Kraan [2017] VMC024 The defendant makes 49 various submissions challenging the validity of the proceeding brought against him by the Cardinia Shire Council, and the jurisdiction of the Court to hear the charges. He raised these … Continue reading Cardinia Shire Council v Kraan [2017] VMC024
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Barrett-Lennard v Bembridge [2015] WASC 353

In BarrettLennard -v- Bembridge [2015] WASC 353 the appellant contended Biblical law is supreme and that the magistrate refused to hear Biblical references as vowed to be upheld by its supreme governor Queen Elizabeth II in her Coronation oath, and that due … Continue reading Barrett-Lennard v Bembridge [2015] WASC 353
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The Laws of God are Superior

Some OPCA adherents believe that Biblical law holds a superior status over the secular laws of the State. Any such notions ended with the Glorious Revolution in 1688, when the principle of parliamentary supremacy was recognised.  BarrettLennard -v- Bembridge [2015] … Continue reading The Laws of God are Superior
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The Coronation Oath

BarrettLennard -v- Bembridge [2015] WASC 353: "These grounds of appeal were developed in the appellant's written submissions of 16 September 2015. In oral submissions, the appellant stated that the only thing he wanted to add to his written submissions was … Continue reading The Coronation Oath
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Act of Settlement 1700

A Protestant Monarchy The Act of Settlement 1700 was passed to settle the succession to the English and Irish crowns to Protestants only... "...all and every person and persons who shall or may take or inherit the said crown."  The next Protestant … Continue reading Act of Settlement 1700
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Harkness v Roberts; Kyriazis v County Court of Victoria (No 2) [2017] VSC 646

These two cases were initially heard together by Bell J in the Supreme Court in Harkness v Roberts; Kyriazis v County Court of Victoria (No 2) [2017] VSC 646, (Kyriazis v County Court of Victoria (No 1) [2017] VSC 636 … Continue reading Harkness v Roberts; Kyriazis v County Court of Victoria (No 2) [2017] VSC 646
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Peter Gargan

Despite having been declared a vexatious litigant in 4 jurisdictions in Australia, Peter Alexander Gargan is still very active in the OPCA community, advising Rod Culleton in his matters before the courts, as well as recently travelling to the UK on … Continue reading Peter Gargan
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Hewitt & Corbett & Anor [2016] FCCA 776

In Hewitt & Corbett & Anor [2016] FCCA 776 the husband claimed he comes under the higher jurisdiction of the “UCADIA BYLAWS”, with all registrations of property and records (birth certificate etc). He claims that a property settlement between the wife … Continue reading Hewitt & Corbett & Anor [2016] FCCA 776
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Hubner v Erbacher [2004] QDC 345

In Hubner v Erbacher [2004] QDC 345 the appellant had homemade number plates attached to his vehicle as if it were a number plate issued pursuant to the regulation. He directed his arguments towards demonstrating that either the relevant regulation was … Continue reading Hubner v Erbacher [2004] QDC 345
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St. Edward’s Crown

There are some absurd speculations being circulated around the internet about St. Edward's Crown being a foreign realm to the Imperial Crown, a contention Steven Spiers tries to establish in his paper "Realm and Commonwealth" and due to this false … Continue reading St. Edward’s Crown
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“Humbly Relying on the Blessing of Almighty God”

The phrase "Humbly relying on the Blessing of Almighty God" in the Preamble to the Constitution is misinterpreted by many constitutional theorists as implying a hierarchy of the Bible over the Constitution. One of these is Steven Spiers, in his "Realm … Continue reading “Humbly Relying on the Blessing of Almighty God”
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Section 116 – Religious Freedom

Section 116 provides: "The Commonwealth shall not make any law for establishing any religion, or for imposing any religious observance, or for prohibiting the free exercise of any religion, and no religious test shall be required as a qualification for … Continue reading Section 116 – Religious Freedom
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Steven Spiers 

Steven Spiers is an OPCA litigant now residing in North Queensland, after living in both New South Wales and Victoria, but is originally from the Northern Territory. His current Facebook profile Steven Spiers 1 has been discontinued due to a  ban, however … Continue reading Steven Spiers 
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Rodney Culleton

Rodney Culleton is an Australian politician who was sworn in and sat as a Senator for Western Australia following the 2016 federal election. At that time he was a member of Pauline Hanson's One Nation Party, but in December 2016 … Continue reading Rodney Culleton
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Van den Hoorn v Ellis [2010] QDC 451

In Van den Hoorn v Ellis [2010] QDC 451 the appellant contended he was the “owner of the created fictions known as JOHAN HENDRICK VAN DEN HOORN and JOHN HENRY VAN DEN HOORN, being created fictions fraudulently owned and controlled by … Continue reading Van den Hoorn v Ellis [2010] QDC 451
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Wayne Glew

Wayne Kenneth Glew has an extensive OPCA and constitutional litigation history.  In fact, the decisions made in Wayne's cases are relied upon, whenever similar contentions are brought before courts today, and in many cases they have become precedent in the particular … Continue reading Wayne Glew
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Early OPCA Influence in Australia

Throughout the 2000s, OPCA concepts became increasingly cross-contaminated. Foreign concepts and legislation, such as A4V and the Uniform Commercial Code became common features in OPCA legal proceedings in the Commonwealth, sometimes alone and sometimes in combination with domestic concepts. This … Continue reading Early OPCA Influence in Australia
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The Preamble to the Constitution

The preamble of the Commonwealth Constitution Act is relied on by many theorists to insist on various contentions regarding our constitutional relations with the UK, and also adherence to Christian principles. Although often referred to as a preamble to the … Continue reading The Preamble to the Constitution
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Ross Bradley

I'd had quite a few conversations with Ross Bradley 1 over the years, and explained exactly why each of his legal theories are unworkable. He didn't listen of course, and went on to waste a lot of time in the … Continue reading Ross Bradley
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