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Historical child sexual abuse: When is it ‘just and reasonable’ to set aside a settlement agreement?

Australia - November 27 2019 After the publication of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse’s report, the states and territories across...

Rosie Blakey-Scholes.

Regulatory Trends 2019 - Australia

Australia - September 27 2019 Over the past year, we have seen the passage of a significant amount of new legislation requiring businesses to enact new policies, processes and...

Janette McLennan, Matthew Pokarier, Michael Tooma, Alena Titterton, Darryl Smith, John Moran, Jacinta Studdert, Dean Carrigan, Avryl Lattin, Maurice Thompson.

Social media use outside of work: can an employee be dismissed?

Australia - March 7 2019 Who doesn't use social media? As its importance grows in our everyday lives, so too does its impact on our working lives. Many employers expect their...

Can you be dismissed from your workplace for not providing your fingerprint?

Australia - February 1 2019 In the recent decision of Jeremy Lee v Superior Wood Pty Ltd 2018 FWC 4762, an employee was dismissed from his job because he refused to provide his...

Navigation of Australia’s different state based laws in relation to child sexual abuse

Australia - December 11 2018 In Australia, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission) was established in January 2013 to...