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Employment & Safety Update – 21 October 2020

JobKeeper changes and extension On 1 September 2020, Parliament passed legislation to extend the JobKeeper scheme until 28 March 2021.

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October 21, 2020


Workers Compensation Case Commentaries Report – 1 October 2020

Welcome to our latest Workers Compensation Case Commentaries Report. It can be accessed by clicking Download below. These two recent

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October 1, 2020


Personal Leave under the Fair Work Act – the High Court has spoken

The High Court has recently interpreted s96(1) of the Fair Work Act and clarified that: An employee’s entitlement to 10 days of

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September 16, 2020


An expensive lesson – always have genuine reasons when dismissing an employee

The Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has recently re-confirmed the importance of having genuine and documented reasons for

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September 16, 2020


ACCC authorisations allow businesses to cooperate during COVID-19

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has taken measures to help consumers and businesses during COVID-19. One of

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August 26, 2020


Half yearly OAIC Notifiable Data Breaches Report – malicious and criminal attacks leading cause of data breaches

The latest Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) Report from the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has found that

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August 12, 2020


Tasmanian Government strengthens its Buy Local Policy from 31 July 2020

The Tasmanian Government has recently updated its Buy Local Policy to increase opportunities for Tasmanian businesses to compete for

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August 12, 2020


COVID-19 Commercial leasing update

COVID-19 financial hardship period The financial hardship period was intended by the Tasmanian Government to terminate at the end of

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August 5, 2020


Workers Compensation Case Commentaries Report – August 2020

Welcome to our latest Workers Compensation Case Commentaries Report.  It can be accessed by clicking Download below. In this month’s

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August 5, 2020


Expanded definition of ‘consumer’ under the Australian Consumer Law – increased application of consumer protection provisions

The definition of ‘consumer’ under the Australian Consumer Law (Schedule 2 of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)) (ACL) is set

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July 29, 2020


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