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Discrimination claim for refusal to employ person with mental health issue
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 22 2016

In late November, the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal, in Chalker v Murrays Australia Pty Ltd 2016 NSWCATAD 282, rejected an application by an


Court finds extensive safety procedures not enough to escape conviction
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 22 2016

In October 2016, in SafeWork NSW v Newcastle Stevedores Pty Ltd 2016 NSWDC 294, a stevedoring company, was convicted and fined $150,000 by the


Having a SWMS doesn't mean your organisation is complying with WHS laws
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 22 2016

In November 2016, the District Court of New South Wales found Tamex had breached its primary duty of care under section 19(1) of the WHS Act after a


MinterEllison Safety and Wellness update December 2016
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 22 2016

In October 2016, in SafeWork NSW v Newcastle Stevedores Pty Ltd 2016 NSWDC 294, a stevedoring company, was convicted and fined $150,000 by the


A reference date is a precondition to the making of a valid payment claim
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 21 2016

Southern Han Breakfast Point Pty Ltd (in liquidation) v Lewence Construction Pty Ltd & Ors 2016 HCA 52 This morning the High Court handed down


Australian Competitive Edge High Court upholds price fixing judgment against Flight Centre
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 14 2016

The High Court has today found in favour of the ACCC in its appeal to re-instate a finding by the Federal Court that Flight Centre Travel Group


Parameteritis pokes holes in Swiss-type claim
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 2 2016

The Full Federal Court has recently handed down its decision in the appeal by Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co (Otsuka) against the earlier finding by


Dealer takes it all
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 2 2016

The invention in question was a method of wagering on card games whereby a player is given a secondary bet or wage option. This could be used with


Tax Planning: never lose sight of the forest from the trees
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

The Federal Court of Australia has handed down a decision that is a salutary reminder to directors that, in any corporate tax planning, it is


Additional damages at any cost
  • Minter Ellison
  • Australia
  • December 1 2016

A recent decision by the Federal Court comes amidst the start of the festive season but has left neither party with any holiday cheer. SAI Global