Michael McHugh

My Publications

Impacts of climate change on our children – is there a duty of care?
12 May 2022
In May 2021, in what was described as a worldwide landmark judgment, the Federal...
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Was the pub owner entitled to loss of bargain damages after ending the tenant’s lease for failure to pay rent? Which case won?
09 Mar 2022
In January 2007, a tenant leased a 100-year-old hotel west of the Blue Mountains...
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What do new critical infrastructure laws mean for Australian businesses?
02 Feb 2022
Under tough new critical infrastructure legislation, anyone who refuses to allow...
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Drought, flood, bushfire and insurance risk – the impact of climate change on property transactions
29 Oct 2021
The law and science do not always have a lot to do with each other, but ...
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New laws extend police power to hack suspects’ personal computers
08 Oct 2021
New Commonwealth legislation has extended police power and security agency ...
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Pressure grows to make voluntary euthanasia legal in NSW
12 Aug 2021
Legalising voluntary euthanasia, or voluntary assisted dying, is a hot topic in ...
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NSW set to introduce mandatory data breach notification scheme to protect privacy
01 Jul 2021
The NSW government will be required to notify anyone affected by a cyberattack ...
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Government cannot ignore impact of climate change on children when approving coal mine expansion
17 Jun 2021
In what has been hailed as a worldwide landmark judgement, in May 2021 the ...
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