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Unjust contract protections to extend to small businesses
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • March 26 2015

The Government has announced that it intends to extend legal protections against unfair contract terms to small business. This initiative may have


South East Queensland Regulatory Provisions considered by Court
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • October 31 2014

The recent decision of His Honour Judge Rackemann of the Planning and Environment Court in Jimboomba Lakes v Logan City Council & Ors 2014 QPEC 61


Changes to water management in NSW - more flexibility for water trades and clearer controls
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 30 2014

The NSW Parliament recently passed the Water Management Amendment Act 2014, which makes significant changes to the primary water control law in NSW


Australian Government launches Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 30 2014

The Australian Federal Government's new "Industry Innovation and Competitiveness Agenda: An Action Plan for a Stronger Australia" is a broad-based


Providing public infrastructure in Australia in the 21st century: lessons from telecommunications
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • October 30 2014

Historically, infrastructure delivery is planned, delivered and funded by governments, but with the constraints now affecting government budgets, new


No tolerance drug sacking upheld
  • McKays Solicitors
  • Australia
  • March 25 2015

In an important case for our mining, construction and transport clients, the Federal Court has upheld an employer's zero tolerance drug sacking. The


Out with the old, in with the new: the development of the Newcastle courthouse
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • March 24 2015

The development of a new, multifunctional courthouse in Newcastle has been welcomed by the community to provide greater access to justice in the


Federal Court intervention and non-compliance with accepted offers to compromise
  • McCabes
  • Australia
  • March 9 2015

The Federal Court Rules 2011 allow an offeree to apply to the Court for an order giving effect to an accepted offer to compromise in the event an


Intellectual property litigation round-up 31 October 2014
  • Phillips Ormonde Fitzpatrick
  • Australia
  • November 3 2014

An Australian Intellectual Property Litigation Round-Up from the Commonwealth Courts portal for the week ending 31 October 2014. We advise our


The High Court’s view on ‘person aggrieved’
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • March 17 2015

In Argos Pty Ltd v Corbell, Minister for the Environment and Sustainable Development 2014 HCA 50 (Argos), the High Court of Australia (HCA) recently