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Politics 15 February 2024 ByDr Elizabeth Crawford SpencerThe wider impact of positive duty on workplace harassment

The recent introduction of the positive duty requirement under section 47C of the Sex Discrimination Act 1984, though...

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Big Law 29 January 2024 ByNaomi NeilsonNew SA child sex offending laws ‘dangerous’, advocacy group says

A proposal by the South Australian government to lock up repeat child sex offenders “forever” has been slammed by...

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Corporate Counsel 23 January 2024 ByDavid HollingworthMedibank hacker to be sanctioned under new cyber laws

The federal government has revealed that a Russian citizen is behind the nearly 10-million-person hack and will face...

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SME Law 17 January 2024 ByGreg SpindaIs the potential of EVs diminishing in the absence of regulations?

With record sales of electric vehicles (EVs) in 2023 of around 15,000 vehicles and the National Transport Commission...

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Corporate Counsel 16 January 2024 ByMiranda BrownleeClimate reporting reforms legislation released

The government has released draft legislation for its climate-related financial disclosure reforms, which includes...

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Big Law 15 January 2024 ByPaul O'HalloranCan my employer stop me from moving to a competitor law firm?

Restraint of trade clauses need to be considered at the start and end of employment, writes Paul O’Halloran.

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Politics 04 January 2024 ByEmma MusgraveLack of ‘right to disconnect’ continues to spell trouble for...

A continued lack of concrete “right-to-disconnect” rules is putting Australian workplaces in dangerous territory,...

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Politics 20 December 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyMigration Strategy to ‘significantly impact’ legal profession

A “milestone year” lies ahead for migration lawyers with the Albanese government’s newly released Migration...

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Big Law 13 December 2023 ByJerome DoraisamyLaw firms a ‘perfect target’ for cyber criminals (and the pressure...

Heading into 2024, cyber security cannot be anything other than an urgent priority for law firms (particularly...

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Politics 12 December 2023 ByDr Noam Peleg, in collaboration with UnisearchAn analysis of reforms to the Family Law Act

Recent updates to the Family Law Act 1975 will have a substantive impact on the legal profession, writes Dr Noam Peleg,...

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