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  1. R

    NSW AVO

    Can a foreign resident apply for an AVO in NSW without being present in Australia?
  2. J

    VIC Police check

    Hi Got a police check back for a job I'm currently going for... turns out it shows two charges are pending for two breaches of an intervention order - one charge alleges that I broke the IVO because I called my ex selfish in a text message, the other alleges that I broke it by returning to the...
  3. C

    Police check

    I had a police interview a few days ago and waiting the summons to be sent to my address. The offence is minor and non serious and i have no priors at all. However, most likely I will get charged by the police. My question, I want to obtain a National police check required by my employer. I am...
  4. M

    WA National police clearance

    I have a good opportunity at a mine in WA and they require a National police clearance. I got in trouble a few years ago and got a record and it’s behind me now (apart from the record of course) Does police clearance mean you have to be completely clear? I know from a mine that I worked at in...
  5. F

    Got caught shoplifting at Coles, now what?

    Today I stupidly shoplifted at my regular Coles. I've never done anything like this before, but I had been discussing it with a friend the other day and she was talking about what a thrill it was. I don't know why I decided to try it but I definitely WILL NOT again!!! This is absolutely not...
  6. K

    VIC Police Check lists non convictions

    Hi I recently had a police check completed for a job application and it listed two items on it. One was from 2014 for being questioned for Insurance fraud on a stolen vehicle which I was cleared from and they sent me a letter stating that I was no longer of interest. The second was in 2018 I was...
  7. L

    police check

    I work in aged care, and renewed my police clearance. This would be the 3rd time I have had one issued. However this time it display a non conviction for larceny from 25 yrs ago. How come it is showing up now? Also I thought It would have been spent after 10 years. I was not convicted. I will...
  8. markjohn68

    NSW Do I have to answer police questions when pulled over?

    It used to be that the police could only ask your name and address, and you had to produce your drivers license (per link below). Now they can interrogate you about where you're going, why you're going there, who you're traveling with, and who you're going to see. How come? If you refuse to...
  9. kingofmeereen

    QLD Are there insurances in place for workers who are inflicted psychiatric injury other than workers compensation?

    For example, paramedics or police who are inflicted psychiatric injury from witnessing traumatic scenes can possibly get compensation through workers compensation but is it possible to get it from somewhere else? Like suing people? For example a negligent driver causing so much devastation and...
  10. kingofmeereen

    QLD Does an employer owe a duty of care that their employee is mentally healthy?

    Like for example, a paramedic or a police are expected to witness very brutal scenes. Do their employers owe them a duty of care in ensuring they are still mentally healthy and if not and they do suffer some form of psychiatric injury, will they be entitled to sue their employer for compensation?