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Upcoming Changes effective 1 January 2017
  • Stephens & Tozer Solicitors
  • Australia
  • October 26 2016

The Turnbull Government is reducing the tax rate for all Working Holiday Makers from current 32.5 to 19 for earnings up to $37,000, provided your employer is registered with the ATO


Good News for Backpackers - Working Holiday Makers
  • Stephens & Tozer Solicitors
  • Australia
  • October 26 2016

The Working Holiday Maker program allows visitors between the ages of 18 and 30 from eligible countries to work in Australia while on an extended


Underpayment of employees by established Sydney restaurant chain
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • Australia
  • October 4 2016

Iconic Sydney restaurant chain Mamak has been unsuccessful in defending an application made by the Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) on behalf of six


Hospitality and tourism awards to change: new annual leave requirements
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia
  • September 5 2016

As part of the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) four-yearly review of the Modern Award system, the Full Bench of the FWC has announced a number of changes


Hospitality and Leisure industry: Future-proofing your workforce
  • FCB Group
  • Australia
  • August 29 2016

As demand for labour keeps increasing in the Hospitality and Leisure industry, employers are increasingly looking at developing longer-term


Pubs, clubs & trip hazards: Worksafe WA are targeting restaurants and clubs this 20162017 Financial Year
  • Jackson McDonald
  • Australia
  • July 12 2016

After recently revealing that their focused inspection program into the restaurant and cafe sector revealed serious areas of concern, Worksafe WA


What are the compliance responsibilities when hiring new hospitality staff?
  • FCB Group
  • Australia
  • April 26 2016

As NSW hoteliers would be aware, the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) places heavy compliance responsibilities on employers, especially when it comes to


Court upholds hotel’s reasonable use of force
  • Carter Newell
  • Australia
  • February 28 2015

Licencees are permitted under the Liquor Act 1992 (Qld) (Act) to use force to remove unduly intoxicated or disorderly persons from their


Groper caught red handed
  • Gadens
  • Australia
  • February 27 2015

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has found that an employee was not unfairly dismissed for groping a hotel worker whilst staying at a hotel paid for by


Employer and boat cruise operator escape liability for attack on the high seas
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • September 4 2014

In this Alert, Senior Associate Brooke Jacobs discusses a case where in a common sense decision, the Queensland Supreme Court recently dismissed a