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  • Immunity From Error: The High Court Protects Security of Payment Adjudicators

    Posted 9 April 2018

    In February 2018 the High Court delivered two judgments which confine the role of all Courts in reviewing determinations of adjudicators which are made under the Security of Payment legislation ope...

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    Chris Groves
  • Case Summary - [2018] TASWRCT 2

    Posted 15 March 2018

    The case of [2018] TASWRCT 2 concerned a worker who made a claim for workers compensation for an injury suffered while undertaking work involving the restoration and renovation of sash windows....

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    Audrey Mills
  • Do the February 2018 changes to the Privacy Act apply to you?

    Posted 19 February 2018

    The mandatory data breach notification scheme commences 22 February 2018. Check the list in the attached article to see if the changes apply to your organisation. Any ques...

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    Suzette Pullinger
  • Visitor accommodation – thinking about insurance

    Posted 8 December 2017

    Many people do not consider the insurance implications of casual ‘sharing economy’ uses.  If you are considering renting out your house, a room, a spare office or s...

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    Lisa Rankin
  • Trees on Boundaries: A New Process to Resolve Disputes

    Posted 17 November 2017

    On 1 December 2017, a new law comes into effect enabling Tasmanian residents more power to resolve disputes with their neighbours about plants on property boundaries.  For example disputes relating...

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    Georgia Newland
  • Visitor Accommodation Series - Statewide Changes to Planning Permit Requirements

    Posted 13 November 2017

    Changes to the planning rules for visitor accommodation have made it easier for homeowners to use sharing economy platforms. This article explains these changes and how they interact with the incom...

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    Nicole Sommer
  • Mandatory Data Breach Notification Scheme: commencing 22 February 2018

    Posted 11 September 2017

    What: The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 amends the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) and requires entities to: Conduct an assessment of potential data ...

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    Suzette Pullinger
  • Workers Compensation Amendments - Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment Act 2016

    Posted 3 July 2017

    The Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment Bill 2016 (‘the Bill’) will shortly be debated in the Legislative Council. It was anticipated that the ...

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    Matthew Sakaris