When can the police search my car?

Key Takeaways 1. NSW Police only have the power to search your vehicle in limited circumstances, namely: with a search warrant;  if they have “reasonable grounds” to suspect certain matters; if you consent. 2. If the police conduct an unlawful search, the evidence obtained as a result...

March 20, 2023

Lying to Get Laid: Sex by Fraudulent Inducement in NSW 

Key Takeaways 1. Under new laws that came into effect in June 2022, you can now be guilty of sexual assault and other sex offences if another person agreed to engage in the sexual activity as a result of a “fraudulent inducement”.  2. You will not be...

March 13, 2023

Is it illegal to lie on Tinder?

Rise of dating apps Over the last decade, dating apps have become one of the most common ways for people to find partners in Australia.  In fact, a recent study revealed that more than 3.2 million Australians frequently used dating apps in 2022.  While Tinder is still...

March 11, 2023