Bateman’s Bay Local Aboriginal Land Council v The Aboriginal Community Benefit Fund Pty Limited (1998) 94 CLR 247

Facts Under the Funeral Funds Act 1979 (NSW), the Aboriginal Community Benefit Fund Pty Ltd (ACBF) operated a funeral fund that Aboriginal people could join for between $4 – $26 a fortnight. Bateman Bay’s Local Aboriginal Land Council (BBLALC) also opened a funeral […]

Applicant VEAL of 2002 v Minister for Immigration & Multicultural & Indigenous Affairs [2003] FCA 437

Facts The applicant was an asylum seeker from Eritrea who had applied for refugee status. In a hearing to appeal rejection of his application, it became apparent that someone had sent in a “dob-in letter” accusing the applicant of not […]