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Do we need an exemption to only advertise this job to women? VCAT says no
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 7 2017

As the pursuit for more substantive equality in society continues, many employers actively seek to employ people from groups that are disadvantaged


Beware of errant signposting
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 7 2017

The Fair Work Commission Full Bench's decision Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union v Sparta Mining Services Pty Ltd 2016 FWCFB 7057


Paid Parental Leave changes back on the parliamentary agenda
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • February 7 2017

On 20 October 2016 the Government introduced the Fairer Paid Parental Leave Bill 2016 containing a revised proposal to remove "double dipping" from


Further developments in the implied term of reasonable notice of termination - McGowan v Direct Mail and Marketing Pty Ltd 2016 FCCA 2227
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 22 2016

Earlier this year we wrote about the case of Kuczmarski v Ascot Administration PL 2016 SADC 65 (Kuczmarski), in which the SA District Court held


Medicinal Cannabis in Australia - the Department of Health weighs in on the Debate
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 21 2016

The Department of Health has taken the unusual step of publishing a direct rebuttal to an article published in the Australian Financial Review on 4


Winding-up companies in a partnership - guidance for liquidators who are appointed to companies acting in partnership
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 20 2016

A recent Western Australian Supreme Court case considered the insolvency of a partnership comprised of corporate members. When a partnership is


Landmark Decision in Competition Law in Australia
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 15 2016

On 14 December 2016 the High Court found in favour of the ACCC in proceedings concerning anti-competitive conduct by Flight Centre between the years


Medicinal Cannabis Update: Draft Minimum Quality Standards for Medicinal Cannabis Products Released for Consultation
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • December 6 2016

The draft Therapeutic Goods Order No. 93 (Standard for Medicinal Cannabis) foreshadows the proposed minimum quality standards for medicinal cannabis


Estate Litigation Costs. Supreme Court of SA gives a caution.
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 29 2016

In our Wills Watch edition in February 2016 (read here), we made observations about the treatment of costs by Australian Courts in disputed Will cases


Likely amendments to the Wills Act (SA) 1936
  • Piper Alderman
  • Australia
  • November 2 2016

The South Australian Government proposes a bill to provide couples with an opportunity to legally register their relationship regardless of their sex