Bill Potts On Queensland Supreme Court Strife “One move & The Chief Justice Gets It.”

THE looming success of the orchestrated moves to oust Tim Carmody has sparked concerns for future judicial appointments in Queensland.

Legal experts yesterday warned Justice Carmody’s resignation would set a dangerous precedent that could see politically appointed judicial officers coerced out of their jobs by unsupportive colleagues.

It comes as the State Government investigates setting up a judicial commission, which could be responsible for advising on appointments and dealing with complaints. Continue reading Bill Potts On Queensland Supreme Court Strife “One move & The Chief Justice Gets It.”

Kiwi & Australian Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder

A KIWI and an Australian have been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of a Gold Coast cannabis dealer who was strangled in a robbery gone wrong.

Two New Zealand men, David Galloway and Malakai Lui, both 20, and Australian Dustin Johnston, 37, faced a murder trial in the Queensland Supreme Court over the death of Daniel Dwyer, 46.

This afternoon, the Brisbane jury convicted Johnston and Lui of Mr Dwyer’s murder. Continue reading Kiwi & Australian Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder