Insurance Litigation – Professional Indemnity & Liability: News and Commentaries: Edition 5

This edition includes: The ICA’s remedial heavy weight strikes again False answers not enough to prove fraud Liability of

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March 21, 2017


Employment & Safety – Tips and Trends: Edition 15

EMPLOYMENT ‘Fictional’ fairness – An employer has been ordered to reinstate and compensate a worker it dismissed based on an inadequate

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March 16, 2017


The importance of a modern approach to managing mental illness in the workplace

Mental illness is no longer a novel or taboo issue in the workplace context. Statistically and anecdotally, there is a much greater

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March 15, 2017


The introduction of the Tasmanian Planning Scheme – the benefits, challenges and consequences

The Tasmanian planning system is undergoing sweeping reforms. On 22 February 2016, the Minister for Planning and Local Government, Mr

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March 15, 2017


The practicalities of unfair preference claims

Any business who receives payment for goods or services from a company is at risk of having payments ‘clawed back’ if that company is

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March 15, 2017


Insurance Update: Causation arising from reasonable administrative action

Comcare v Martin [2016] HCA 43 The High Court was recently called on to consider the issue of causation for a worker’s psychiatric

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March 14, 2017


Employment & Safety – Tips and Trends: Edition 14

EMPLOYMENT Employees do not ‘rate’ penalty decision – In a controversial decision, the Full Bench of the FWC announced last week that

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March 2, 2017


Employment & Safety – Tips and Trends: Edition 13

EMPLOYMENT Policing adverse action risks – The Federal Court has reiterated the importance of ensuring recruitment is centred on the

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February 17, 2017


Broader commercial building disclosure obligations

The operation of the Building Energy Efficiency Disclosure Act 2010 (BEEDA) which introduced new obligations from 1 November 2010, has

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February 14, 2017


Tasmania finally adopts consistent professional standards legislation

On 24 November 2016, the Professional Standards Amendment Bill 2016 was given the royal assent and the Tasmanian legislation, the

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February 14, 2017


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