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Do special reasons exist?

A plaintiff sought orders from the Supreme Court that the defendant answer additional interrogatories in a matter that was listed for hearing in a few days.
  • 9 Nov 2017


To reveal or not to reveal – Privacy vs disclosure

The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the Tribunal) was asked to review a decision made by a Local Health District (LHD) pursuant to the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009  (the GIPA application) to withhold certain information from the applicant. 
  • 23 Oct 2017


Who has standing to seek a guardianship order?

The Guardianship Division of the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the Tribunal) was recently required to consider whether a Local Health District (LHD) had standing to make an application seeking a guardianship order in respect of an in-patient (NEJ [2017] NSWCATGD 1).
  • 14 Feb 2017


Supreme Court of NSW to consider/deliver a baby with the knowledge of death.

On application by a Local Health District, the Supreme Court of NSW was recently required to consider whether orders should be made to deliver a baby with the knowledge that such action would likely result in the death of the baby. 
  • 24 May 2016


LHD gained unauthorised access to the applicants’ health information

In this case the applicants alleged that the Local Health District (LHD) had breached their privacy when an employee of the LHD gained unauthorised access to the applicants’ health information.

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