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Australia: Regular and systematic casual employment – when will casual employees have access to the unfair dismissal regime? - Cooper Grace Ward

The nature of casual employment continues to be subject to significant scrutiny by courts & commissions.
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Australia: Federal Court and orders for preservation of evidence and early discovery following a shipping casualty - Colin Biggers & Paisley

Recent case contains summary of Rules of Court permitting orders about preservation & inspection of property & early discovery.
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Australia: Professional sport and the dangerous recreational activity defence - Colin Biggers & Paisley

NSW court considered whether the dangerous recreational activity defence applies in the context of a professional horse race.
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Australia: Capital raising in the transport and logistics industry - Colin Biggers & Paisley

Link to video where Toby Norgate takes a closer look at capital rising in the transport & logistics industry.
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Coronavirus Australia latest updates: Daniel Andrews to front Victoria's Covid inquiry as NSW school clusters have state on high alert – live news

Premier of Victoria will be the first witness called at the second sitting of the Covid-19 inquiry on Tuesday. Follow live 10.18pm BST With the federal aged care response under its own microscope, Melissa Davey has this story, from Melbourne:Two nurses working at a private hospital accepting residents from aged care homes have tested positive for Covid-19, a senior doctor says mass transportation of elderly residents to multiple hospitals is a “catastrophe waiting to happen”.https://t.co/Xbh...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Australian economy, Melissa Davey, Australian Capital Territory (ACT


Australia's nuclear medicine agency chartered flights to deliver children's cancer treatment

Exclusive: agency spent $350,000 on charter flights amid disruptions to supply chains caused by Covid-19Download the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsAustralia’s nuclear medicine agency has spent more than $350,000 on chartered flights to deliver critical medicines to diagnose and treat children’s cancer, as the Covid-19 pandemic exposes worrying gaps in health supply chains.As it prepares to give evide...
Tags: Health, Australia, Cancer, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Air transport, Coronavirus outbreak, Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation


Australia’s state by state coronavirus lockdown rules and restrictions explained

What are the restrictions within Victoria and the border closures with NSW and Queensland? How far can I travel, and how many people can I have over at my house? Untangle Australia’s Covid-19 laws and guidelines with our guideMelbourne’s stage 4 restrictions; Vic stage 3 rules; NSW hotspots listAustralian stats interactive; Vic cases map; NSW cases mapSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailAustralians had been slowly emerging from Covid-19 lockdowns since the federal government announ...
Tags: Australia, Australia news, Queensland, New South Wales, Australian police and policing, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, South Australia, Daniel Andrews, Western Australia, Northern Territory, Mitchell, NSW, Guardian Australia, Vic


Australia's oldest micronation is no more

The 50-year reign of an Australia-based micronation formed by a "prince" has come to an end.
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Federal government had no Covid-19 aged care plan, royal commission hears

In Melbourne, some families haven’t known whether their loved ones are alive or dead, which is “unforgivable”, the barrister assisting the inquiry saysDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsThe Morrison government has said it did have a strategy for Australia’s vulnerable aged care sector, despite the senior counsel assisting the royal commission into aged care arguing the health department and r...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Morrison, Aged Care, Royal commission into aged care quality and safety, Richard Colbeck, Coronavirus outbreak, COVID, Peter Rozen


Australia's oldest micronation, Hutt River is no more thanks to Covid-19

The 50-year reign of an Australia-based micronation has come to an end. Hutt River, a self-declared principality and popular tourism attraction, is surrenduring to Australia due to the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, coupled with a giant tax bill.
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Australia's oldest micronation is no more thanks to Covid-19

The 50-year reign of an Australia-based micronation formed by a "prince" has come to an end.
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Australia: Will property developers be required to be licensed? Role of property developers in Queensland under review - McCullough Robertson

Article examines the recommendation of the Transport & Public Works Committee and its potential impact on developers.
Tags: News, Australia, Queensland, McCullough Robertson, Transport Public Works Committee


Australia: Business research and innovation initiative - agriculture, energy and fishing - Madderns Patent & Trade Mark Attorneys

Can you help the Federal Government solve challenges which relate to agriculture, energy and fishing?
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Coronavirus live news: Australia records deadliest day as global cases near 20 million

Australian state of Victoria records 19 deaths; US cases pass 5m; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since JuneGlobal report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 millionUK coronavirus live: latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.27am BST The Red Cross has trained 43,000 North Korean volunteers to help fight Covid-19 and provide flood assistance in communities. Leader Kim Jong Un declared an emergency last month and imposed a lockdown in Kaesong, near the border with South Kore...
Tags: South Korea, UK, Science, Australia, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Infectious Diseases, Sydney, Red Cross, Victoria, Beirut, South, Kim Jong


Australia: Three charged over alleged COVID-19 superannuation scam - Sydney Criminal Lawyers

Three women from Queensland have been charged after allegedly attempting to access superannuation belonging to other people.
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Global report: Covid cases worldwide near 20 million as Australia suffers deadliest day

Cases in Britain rise over 1,000 a day for first time since June; one in every 65 Americans has tested positive; US health secretary praises TaiwanCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageFive months since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus crisis a global pandemic, the number of Covid cases globally is nearing 20m, with almost 730,000 known deaths.The current number of confirmed infections stands at 19,792,519, according to data from Johns Hopkins Universi...
Tags: Science, Australia, Americas, US, Australia news, US news, Britain, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, World Health Organization, Johns Hopkins University, Coronavirus outbreak


Australia: JobKeeper renewed – lessons learnt on JobKeeper Enabling Directions and information on updates to the scheme - Cooper Grace Ward

Discusses extension of JobKeeper & the lessons learnt on JobKeeper enabling directions.
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Australia: COVID-19 & Residential Tenancies Amendment: what landlords and tenants need to know - Coleman Greig Lawyers

Discussion about amendments to the residential tenancy regulations introduced as a result of the pandemic.
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Australia: Sexual harassment in 2020 and beyond - People + Culture Strategies

Author opines that the boundaries between a Legal Issue and a Moral one have become awkwardly and terribly conflated.
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Australia: Trading on the stock market: kangaroos and cowboys - McCullough Robertson

The Product Intervention Power enables ASIC to make an order when a product could result in significant consumer detriment.
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Australia: Adverse action claim launched by HR manager who resigned due to potential personal liability for underpayments claims - Cooper Grace Ward

Warning employers! Acting on identified underpayments is vitally important to prevent further unanticipated consequences.
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Australia: Employers beware – employee who had her hours unilaterally reduced deemed entitled to redundancy pay - Cooper Grace Ward

Recent case sheds light on potential consequences of unilateral action by an employer impacting conditions of employment.
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Australia: Contractors or employees? A question of In Principle vs Reality - Cooper Grace Ward

It is the totality and reality of the relationship that will determine whether a person is a contractor or an employee.
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Regional Victoria stage 3 coronavirus restrictions and lockdown rules explained

Victorian premier Daniel Andrews has imposed stage three Covid restrictions across regional Victoria from 6 AugustMelbourne’s stage 4 restrictions; Covid restrictions across AustraliaVic cases map; Australian stats interactiveSign up for Guardian Australia’s coronavirus emailAfter Victoria recorded 671 cases of coronavirus on 2 August and seven deaths, premier Daniel Andrews announced a “state of disaster” and sweeping new Covid restrictions across the state.Stage 3 restrictions came into effect...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Victoria, Melbourne, Daniel Andrews, Mitchell, Coronavirus outbreak


Asia Today: Melbourne deaths rise at aged-care facilities

Australia has reported the fewest number of new daily cases in its virus hotspot, Melbourne, since last month. The state of Victoria reported 322 new infections and 19 new deaths on Monday, with 14 of the deaths connected to outbreaks at aged-care facilities. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he was more hopeful now that cases are stabilizing in Victoria than he has been at any time over the past week.
Tags: Asia, News, Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, Scott Morrison


Government had no Covid-19 aged care plan, inquiry told, as ‘catastrophic’ failure alleged over St Basil’s

Regulator admits it knew of outbreak in home four days before telling federal health departmentDownload the free Guardian app to get the most important news notificationsCoronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsThe aged care regulator has been accused of a “catastrophic communications failure” causing a “potentially deadly delay”, amid revelations it took four days for the body to inform the government about a Covid-19 outbreak at Melbourne’s St Basil’s aged care home.The...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Victoria, Melbourne, Department Of Health, St Basil, Janet Anderson, Aged Care, Royal commission into aged care quality and safety, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus: Australia records deadliest day but fewer new infections

An outbreak in Victoria has seen over 100 deaths in the past week, but new infections may be slowing.
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In the months my husband and I were apart, the world changed completely | Helen Sullivan

We didn’t know the pandemic would separate us for five months. ‘People in love never give up,’ a man at his hotel said to meIn March, when I left Beirut, where my husband Felix and I were living, for a new job in Sydney, I knew we would be apart for a little while. It wasn’t a huge deal – if the worst came to the worst, one of us could just jump on a plane.But 10 days after I arrived in Australia, Lebanon closed its only airport. Ten days after that, Australia introduced a mandatory fortnight of...
Tags: Marriage, Australia, Relationships, Australia news, Sydney, Beirut, Lebanon, FELIX, Helen Sullivan, Australia Lebanon, Coronavirus outbreak, Beirut explosion


Canberra residents remain trapped on Victorian border after NSW 'reneges' on transit deal

NSW rescinds arrangement to allow residents to pass through state to return home as ACT offers to dispatch police escort • Follow the Australia live blog • Download the free Guardian app to get the most important news notifications • Coronavirus Australia maps and cases: live numbers and statisticsCanberra residents remain trapped on the Victorian border after the New South Wales government “reneged” on an agreement to allow them to pass through southern parts of the state to return home, and de...
Tags: Health, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, New South Wales, New South Wales politics, Victoria, Canberra, Victoria NSW, Australian Capital Territory, Australian Capital Territory (ACT, Coronavirus outbreak


Coronavirus live news: Global infections near 20m as Australia suffers deadliest day

Australian state of Victoria records 19 deaths; US cases pass 5m; UK daily infections pass 1,000 for first time since June. Follow the latest updatesGlobal infections near 20mGreece sees highest daily case riseUS passes 5m Covid-19 cases as Joe Biden says pandemic ‘breaks heart’Brazil scientist’s despair as coronavirus deaths hit 100,000See all our coronavirus coverage 1.30am BST China reported on Monday 49 new coronavirus cases in the mainland for August 9, compared with 23 cases a day earl...
Tags: UK, Science, Australia, China, US, UK News, World news, Australia news, Joe Biden, US news, Infectious Diseases, Brazil, Victoria, Adecco Group, National Health Commission, Coronavirus outbreak



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