Full Court Minute Books

Case H2/2018

Preston v. Avery & Anor

Case No.

H2/2018

Related matter:

M46/2018 – Clubb v. Edwards & Anor

Case Information

Catchwords

Constitutional law – Implied freedom of political communication – Reproductive Health (Access to Termination) Act 2013 (Tas) s 9(2) – Where s 9(2) prohibits protest in relation to terminations that is able to be seen or heard by person accessing or attempting to access premises at which terminations provided – Where appellant convicted in Hobart Court of Petty Sessions of contraventions of s 9(2) – Whether s 9(2) impermissibly burdens implied freedom of political communication.

Short particulars

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23/03/2018 Hearing (Single Justice, Melbourne V/link Adelaide and Hobart)

05/04/2018 Cause removed

06/04/2018 Amended notice of appeal

06/04/2018 Notice of Constitutional Matter (Mr Preston)

06/07/2018 Written submissions (Mr Preston)

06/07/2018 Chronology (Mr Preston)

20/07/2018 Written submissions (Liberty Works Inc seeking leave to be heard as amicus curiae)

03/08/2018 Written submissions (Ms Avery & Mr Wilkie)

10/08/2018 Written submissions (Attorney-General of the Commonwealth intervening)

10/08/2018 Written submissions (Attorney-General for the State of New South Wales intervening)

10/08/2018 Written submissions (Attorney-General of the State of Queensland intervening)

10/08/2018 Written submissions (Attorney-General for the State of Victoria intervening)

10/08/2018 Written submissions (Attorney-General for the Northern Territory intervening)

10/08/2018 Written submissions (Attorney-General for the State of Western Australia intervening)

17/08/2018 Reply

28/08/2018 Order granting leave to appear as amicus curiae on written submissions

08/10/2018 Supplementary written submissions (Mr Preston)

09/10/2018 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

09/10/2018 Outline of oral argument (Mr Preston)

10/10/2018 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

10/10/2018 Outline of oral argument (Ms Avery & Mr Wilkie)

10/10/2018 Outline of oral argument (Attorney-General of the Commonwealth intervening)

11/10/2018 Hearing (Full Court, Canberra) (Audio-visual recording)

11/10/2018 Outline of oral argument (Attorney-General of the State of Queensland intervening)

11/10/2018 Outline of oral argument (Attorney-General for the State of South Australia intervening)

11/10/2018 Outline of oral argument (Attorney-General for the State of Western Australia intervening)

11/10/2018 Outline of oral argument (Attorney-General for the State of New South Wales intervening)

11/10/2018 Outline of oral argument (Attorney-General for the Northern Territory intervening)

19/10/2018 Supplementary submissions (Mr Preston)

24/10/2018 Supplementary submissions (Ms Avery & Mr Wilkie)