* REMOVED: Members with under 30 days membership and 50 posts cannot complain about people/companies/services/products on Ausphotography : Admin * I found the linked article more than illuminating. It is written by Andrew Nemeth; a lawyer who is a photographer and deals specifically with Australian legislation. It offers a comprehensive and thorough examination that is generously littered with relevant links for aspiring Cleaver Greene types.
Careful, you may like what you read.
The article discussion on a mooted Commonwealth "bill of rights" poses some interesting questions in relation to the possible future rights of the photographer to shoot in public places. The article examines the legal position at specific locations and situations eg Sydney Harbour, the mall, railway stations, assaulting photographers, etc.