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Big Law Sep 12 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonSA introduces nation-leading suicide prevention legislation

In an Australian-first, the South Australian government has introduced laws on suicide prevention that will focus on red...

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Big Law Sep 02 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonFederal government passes workplace sexual harassment legislation

Despite the upheaval within its own workplace, the Morrison Government has looked outside Parliament House to strengthen...

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Big Law Aug 30 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonSA child abuse legislation ‘long overdue but welcome’ reform

Proposed new South Australian legislation will prevent unincorporated organisations from relying on a legal technicality...

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Big Law Aug 29 2021 ByAnnie KaneAustralia’s merger laws are ‘failing to protect competition’

Market power is “hurting Australians across many walks of life”, the ACCC chair is arguing, calling for reforms to ...

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Big Law Aug 23 2021 ByJoel ZyngierFactors to consider with vaccine mandates

Aside from the clear community risk presented by COVID-19 and the according public good served by higher vaccination rat...

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Big Law Aug 17 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyMixed response to permanent changes to disclosure laws

Last week, the federal government passed legislation making permanent last year’s temporary changes to Australia’s c...

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SME Law Aug 15 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyPrivacy law, the pandemic and opportunities ahead

Privacy law continues to be a growth area in the regulatory compliance space, says Kara Birch, with evolutions ramping u...

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Big Law Aug 15 2021 ByNaomi NeilsonIn what has been praised as a “landmark achievement” by human righ...

In what has been praised as a “landmark achievement” by human rights lawyers, the Western Australian government has ...

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Big Law Aug 10 2021 ByHannah DowlingMaurice Blackburn principal Josh Bornstein – who represents the Tran...

Maurice Blackburn principal Josh Bornstein – who represents the Transport Workers’ Union – is confident it will be...

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Big Law Aug 09 2021 ByJerome DoraisamyLeading employment and workplace relations lawyers have detailed how l...

Leading employment and workplace relations lawyers have detailed how law firms and legal employers should react to natio...

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