Changes to Sex Offenders Anonymity

Amendments to the Evidence Act have recently commenced lifting the restrictions on reporting on sexual offences. Amendments to the Evidence Act have recently commenced lifting the restrictions on reporting on sexual offences. From 7 May 2020, persons charged with sexual offences can be named by the media from their first court… >

Drink Driving Offences

In South Australia there are a few different offences which tend to be lumped under a broad banner of “drink driving”. There tends to be a spike in the incidences of these offences around the Christmas / New Year period and it’s a good idea to get some advice… >

What is Compulsory Third Party (CTP) Insurance?

CTP Insurance is mandatory in South Australia. Significant penalties apply if a vehicle is driven or found on a road without CTP Insurance. When you register a motor vehicle, part of the fee is applied towards CTP Insurance. CTP Insurance provides compensation for personal injury to people injured in road crashes… >

Criminal Law FAQs #1

Can SAPOL record me if I am arrested? Yes. The process of arresting a person nearly always involves recording a person. Once a person has been arrested it is protocol to arrange a “Record of Interview”. This is essentially where Police officers question the arrested person and record the process. If you… >