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Category: Employment Law

New laws and changes that affect Australia from January 1, 2018 and beyond

From January 1, there is a raft of changes coming to welfare, health, education, housing, gay marriage and many other living expenses. This is what’s coming and how it may...

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By Aylward Game Jan 10, 2018 Articles

Additional Foreign Acquirer Duty

In the 2016 Queensland State Budget the Treasurer announced an intention to amend the Duties Act 2001 (QLD) to introduce additional transfer duty to foreign acquirers, to be known as...

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Are the Legal Services Commission (LSC) taking you to QCAT?

SELF REPRESENTATION A lawyer who represents himself has a fool for a client. An important part of the procedure at QCAT is enshrined in section 32 of the Queensland Civil...

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By Aylward Game Sep 5, 2016 Courts

What Are The Responsibilities And Entitlements During A Probationary Period?

The concept of a ‘trial period’ or more colloquially “try before you buy” has been accepted as part of the employment relationship for some time and has become more important...

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By Aylward Game May 14, 2016 Employment Law

Mental Illness in the Workplace

DID YOU KNOW? Did you know that one in five (5) Australian adults experience some form of mental illness every year? This serious illness has increased over the past 5...

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Fingerprint and DNA Testing for Employees

Fingerprint and DNA testing: Would you let your employer fingerprint you and take your DNA? Of course not. You are wrong, it is about to be implemented at a prominent Brisbane...

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By Aylward Game Sep 25, 2015 Articles

Are Employees Required To Supply Health Information To Employers?

This is a question which comes up quite often and employees are often concerned about the privacy of their health information and may be reluctant to provide that information. Employers...

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By Aylward Game Mar 19, 2015 Employment Law

How to Leave Your Christmas Party with Your Dignity (And Job)

Christmas is coming....and while the staff are jolly, HR departments are shaking at the knees facing the impending Office Christmas Party. So here’s your guide to avoid post-party problems and...

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By Aylward Game Dec 8, 2014 Articles

Work Place Sexual Harassment

In the decision in a case known as Ewin v Vergara (No. 3) (2013) the Federal Court has clarified the position under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 as to what...

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By Aylward Game Jan 14, 2014 Criminal Law

Tweeting About Employment Law

Social media and employment law have again been the focus of litigation in Australia. Michaela Banerji was a public servant in the Immigration Department. Ms. Banerji also operated a Twitter...

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By Aylward Game Oct 31, 2013 Employment Law
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