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New environmental offsets regime for Queensland

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Australia
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  • Australia
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  • July 30 2014

The proposed new environmental offset regime for Queensland is expected to commence shortly. The overarching framework for the new offsets regime

Government review of the PPSA: submissions now closed

  • Hall & Wilcox
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  • Australia
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  • July 28 2014

Last Friday, submissions closed for the Government's review of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009. While many issues can be raised with the

Canada: substantial trade mark amendments

  • FAL Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 28 2014

The Canadian trade mark system will undergo a very significant transformation in the near future. Bill C-311, which has now received Royal Assent

Goodbye Health Quality and Complaints Commission, hello Health Ombudsman

  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 25 2014

We have previously looked briefly at the Health Ombudsman Act (Qld) 2013 (the Act). The Act has been law since August 2013, but commenced operation

New financial year, new changes to the modern awards system

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • July 25 2014

From 1 July 2014, minimum rates of pay in modern awards have increased by 3 percent following the annual wage review. A range of expense-related

No super guarantee for fishing vessel workers

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • July 25 2014

For superannuation guarantee purposes, the common law definition of an "employee" is extended to include those who might otherwise qualify as

Employee’s refusal to attend medical examination results in valid dismissal

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Australia
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  • July 25 2014

In the recent decision of Darrin Grant v BHP Coal Pty Ltd 2014 FWCFB 3027, the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission upheld the decision of

Eyes in the sky - drones and privacy

  • Maddocks
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  • Australia
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  • July 25 2014

On 14 July 2014, the House of Representatives' Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs (Committee) published a report on the impact of

Pizza pricing problems: Federal Court refuses interlocutory injunction

  • Cooper Grace Ward
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  • Australia
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  • July 25 2014

In a recent case out of the Federal Court, A&A (Sydney) Pty Ltd v YUM! Restaurants Australia Pty Ltd 2014 FCA 678, Pizza Hut franchisees were

Usual practice and the failure to warn guidance from Neville v Lam (No 3).

  • Barry.Nilsson. Lawyers
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  • Australia
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  • July 25 2014

Neville v Lam (No 3) arose out of an endometrial ablation (destruction of the lining of the uterus) performed upon the plaintiff by the defendant