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Workplace bullying in schools
  • Russell Kennedy
  • Australia
  • May 15 2015

It is important that Principals not forget that bullying does not just happen in the classroom or the playground. Workplace bullying complaints are


Couple sue employer for psychiatric injury caused by contents of novel
  • HopgoodGanim
  • Australia
  • May 5 2015

In this alert, Senior Associate Anna Hendry and Solicitor Abbey Wilkinson discuss a recent decision from the Queensland District Court involving a


New Queensland Government's legislative program focuses on accountability and jobs creation
  • Clayton Utz
  • Australia
  • April 2 2015

He Queensland Government has announced its intention to embark on an "extensive legislative program" as it introduced five Bills during its first


A deal is a deal: Full Federal Court finds CFA enterprise agreement enforceable
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • January 28 2015

Almost a year ago a significant decision of the Federal Court found clauses in an enterprise agreement (Agreement) between the Country Fire Authority


Lawyer “regrettably” involved in school dispute
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 27 2014

A recent decision of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has criticised the role a solicitor played in a school dispute. Dispute The NSW Board of Studies


Lawful and reasonable direction - no teacher contact with students outside school
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia
  • May 1 2014

A school's desire to avoid teachers being placed in potentially compromising positions out of school hours has been supported by the Fair Work


Racial Discrimination Act change: the federal government plays with fire
  • MARQUE Lawyers
  • Australia
  • March 31 2014

Attorney General George Brandis has issued an exposure draft of proposed amendments to the RDA aimed at watering down the existing protections


Australia to water down racial hatred prohibitions
  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
  • Australia
  • March 27 2014

On 25 March 2014, the Attorney-General, Senator the Hon. George Brandis QC, released for public comment an exposure draft of a Bill that is to amend


Senior officer threshold increases
  • Maddocks
  • Australia
  • March 10 2014

Effective from 1 March 2014, the threshold total annual remuneration for determining whether a member of council staff is a 'senior officer' for the


A worker’s suicide exposed ‘oppressive’ disciplinary action by his school principal
  • Gadens Lawyers
  • Australia
  • February 19 2014

The Coroner has found that the way in which a school principal responded to essentially minor issues with regard to her deputy principal was a