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Can the timeframe to lodge a workers compensation appeal be extended?
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 20 2016

In Queensland, insurers are required to make decisions in relation to applications for compensation (claims). Some of those decisions are ‘reviewable’


A tale of two negligent drivers
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • September 7 2016

In Smith v Randall & Anor His Honour Justice Applegarth was required to assess and apportion liability between two drivers who were involved in a


New Revenue Bill to reverse Court of Appeal Decision on First Home Duty Concession Eligibility
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 31 2016

The Revenue and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2016 was introduced to Parliament on 16 June 2016 (the Bill). In April, we published an article


Tax Deductible Expenditure for FIFO Arrangements
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 31 2016

Over the years, Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO) arrangements have become increasingly prevalent in Australia, particularly within the resource industry. In


Powers to Amend Trust Deed
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 31 2016

When a trust is created, the terms stipulated within the deed are binding on the subsequent actions of The Trustees in relation to the trust property


Carer Assaulted - Employer Not Liable
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 30 2016

In Stokes v House with No Steps Jackson J of the Supreme Court of Queensland at Brisbane dismissed an injured worker’s claim for damages for personal


Court of Appeal Raises the Boom on Recklessness
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 24 2016

In April 2015 the Queensland Supreme Court Trial Division awarded judgment in favour of the insurer, CGU, finding that damage to a crane owned by


Carer Threatened - Employer Liable
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 16 2016

In Greenway v The Corporation of Synod of the Diocese of Brisbane Kingham DCJ in the District Court of Queensland at Brisbane awarded a an injured


High Court Settles Law on Penalty Clauses in Paciocco
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 9 2016

On 27 July 2016, the High Court handed down its judgment in the matter of Paciocco v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 2016 HCA 28


Increasing Likelihood of Directors being liable for Fair Work breaches
  • McInnes Wilson Lawyers
  • Australia
  • August 3 2016

The recent case of Fair Work Ombudsman v Step Ahead Security Services Pty Limited & Anor 2016 FCCA 1482 highlights the increasing likelihood of