Throwing objects at vehicles now a criminal offence in ACT

Now here's an interesting thing in light of my recent experience... on Friday 9 June 2016 the ACT Legislative Assembly passed the Justice and Community Safety Legislation Amendment Bill 2016, and one of the amendments was to specifically target that act. The explanatory statement 5 May 2016 (PDF) reads, The Bill introduces a specific offence in the Crimes … Continue reading Throwing objects at vehicles now a criminal offence in ACT

How to run an election – ACT style

I've lived in the Australian Capital Territory for more than 10 years.  Things are a little different in here to other parts of Australia.  Since ACT is a territory and not an original state, the constitutional arrangements are very different.  Until 1989 the ACT did not self-govern and had a variety of Administrators and systems … Continue reading How to run an election – ACT style