Paper presented at Melbourne University, 12 October 2017.
This article was written at the request of and first published by LexisNexis in the September 2017 issue of the LexisNexis Internet Law Bulletin, volume 20, issue 6, pp 107-110
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The following cases are for use in litigation and advice work. Some of these are available on Austlii, others are not
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