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DOYLE’S GUIDE FAMILY LAW CATEGORIES

08.12.21

Congratulations to Ramsden Lawyers for making the 2022 Doyle’s Guide in New South Wales and Queensland in family law categories. Read More.

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Can I travel overseas if I am unvaccinated?

22.11.21

International travel restrictions are still in place for members of the Australian community who, for various reasons, are unwilling or unable to be vaccinated. If you are not vaccinated and are wishing to depart Australia, it is important to understand that avenues are available for you, and it is not impossible to travel at this time despite being unvaccinated. Read More.

Smoke Alarm Deadline

Smoke Alarm Deadline: Vendors to act now

08.11.21

The next phase deadline for Queensland smoke alarm requirements is fast approaching. Vendors looking to sell in 2022 should act now. There are consequences for not acting in time. Read More.

Parents travel to Australia

Can my parents travel to Australia?

22.10.21

The Australian Government have recently expanded the definition of ‘immediate family’ to allow parents of Australian Citizens and permanent residents to enter Australia. Whilst an exciting change which will reunite many Australian families, there are a number of factors to consider if your parents wish to travel to Australia following these changes, including visa requirements and the documentation you will need along the way. Read More.

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Are the Australian International Borders Open?

19.10.21

Following the Australian international borders closing in March 2020, there has been extensive commentary and speculation as to when the borders will open for Australians, to allow international travel. Read More.

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New Defamations Laws, Good or Bad?

14.10.21

You may be liable for defamatory content even if you did not write the defamatory publication. You may be liable for defamation if you facilitate, encourage, or participate in the creation of a defamatory publication. Read the article to see what our defamation have to say about recent case law and defamation generally. Read More.

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Travel Exemption for Australians Ordinarily Resident Outside Australia

03.09.21

From 11 August 2021, all Australian Citizens and Australian Permanent Residents normally living overseas, will now need to obtain a travel exemption before departing Australia. There is no longer an automatic exemption from Australia’s travel restrictions. Read More.

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My Employer Forced me to Resign

18.08.21

Have you been forced to resign? The Fair Work Act sets out your rights as an employee, ensuring that your hard-earned money is not wasted. Click the below link to read more on your employee rights and potential remedies under the Fair Work Act. Alternatively, if you are running a small to medium size business and have being wrongly accused of unfairly of forcing an employee to resign, click the below link to understand your obligations generally. Read More.

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Don’t Wait, Unfair Dismissal and Redundancy

12.08.21

Have you been unfairly dismissed or made redundant? The Fair Work Act sets out your rights as an employee, ensuring that your hard-earned money is not wasted. Click the below link to read more on your employee rights and potential remedies under the Fair Work Act. Alternatively, if you are running a small to medium size business and have being wrongly accused of unfairly dismissing an employee, click the below link to understand your obligations generally. Read More.

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Fair Work Casual Conversion Deadline Looming: An Employer's Legal Guide

09.08.21

Recent changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FW Act) have imposed significant obligations on employers in relation to their casual workers. Among these is the requirement for certain employers to assess and convert certain casual employees to permanent (full-time or part-time) employment by the deadline of 27 September 2021. Read More.

Galaxy Developments

Galaxy Developments Pty Ltd | Time is of the Essence

05.08.21

The recent case of Civil Contractors (Aust) Pty Ltd v Galaxy Developments Pty Ltd & Ors; Jones v Galaxy Developments Pty Ltd & Ors [2021] QCA 10, demonstrates why, under the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017 (Qld), adjudicators must make their determinations within the legislative timeframe. Read More.

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Building Industry Fairness Act Part 3: The Adjudication Process

21.07.21

This is the third article in our three-part series regarding the operations of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) Act 2017, where we explore The Adjudication Process. Read More.