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Workers Compensation Case Commentary: Views on serious and wilful misconduct

This recent decision in the Tribunal deals with what an employer must establish when relying on the “Serious and Wilful Misconduct”

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January 20, 2021


Amendments to the Public Interest Disclosure Guidelines and Model Procedures

New public interest disclosure procedures to be submitted by large public bodies to Ombudsman Tasmania for approval by 26 February 2021

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January 20, 2021


Foreign investment law changes for 2021

The across-the-board $0 monetary screening threshold for all foreign investments was lifted on 1 January 2021, as part of the reforms

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January 20, 2021


Make sure it is in writing! Protecting your confidential information when employees leave

Plus One International Pty Ltd v Ching (No 3) [2020] NSWSC 1598 (13 November 2020) Summary – protect your information! In a recent case

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November 19, 2020


First Tribunal decision regarding the merits of an application made under the new Neighbourhood Disputes About Plants Act 2017 (Tas)

On 5 August 2020, the Resource Management and Planning Appeal Tribunal handed down its decision in JM Shepperd v P Clennett [2020]

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November 4, 2020


New approval process for Major Projects set out in the Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Act 2020 (Tas)

The Land Use Planning and Approvals Amendment (Major Projects) Bill 2020 (Bill) received royal assent on 13 October 2020. The date of

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November 4, 2020


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


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