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Battlers win when the law is fair

A victory has just been achieved on Queensland’s Darling Downs by the last man in Acland, Glen Beutel, which, the Court remarked, exceeded the fiction of The Castle.

s well as a significant win for this community, the Acland case is a real life enactment of the cherished trope of the little Aussie battler, an archetype that has been placed under significant challenge in recent years. Big mining interests and politicians

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