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The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 is now in effect

By | October 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Various changes have just been made to the Fair Work legislation. Have a read, thanks to the following article by Dynamic Business: "The Fair Work Amendment (Protecting Vulnerable Workers) Act 2017 means there are harsher penalties for serious breaches of employment entitlements and record keeping failures, starting last Friday (15 September). [...]

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Rebel Wilson awarded $4.5m in damages over defamatory magazine articles

By | September 14th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Magazine publisher Bauer Media has been ordered to pay Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson more than $4.5 million in damages for defaming her in a series of stories in 2015. This is the largest ever payout in a defamation case in Australia and sends an extremely strong message to the media [...]

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Same-sex marriage survey clears High Court hurdle 7-0

By | September 8th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

  After two days of vigorous debate in the highest court in the country, today the High Court of Australia's 7 Judges unanimously decided there is certainly nothing unconstitutional or illegal about the postal survey, and that the government's legal fees are required to be paid by the challengers as [...]

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Lunchbox Killer – Toddler’s Sweet (Rotting) Tooth

By | September 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Lunchbox Killer – Toddler’s Sweet (Rotting) Tooth The saying “don’t judge a book by its cover” is sickly clichéd. It holds little meaning when heard in passing conversations in the street, or when that (we don’t say it out loud) “condescending” relative of ours uses it like a golden prophecy, [...]

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