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Western Australia now has the highest work health and safety penalties in the country

Yesterday, Wednesday, 3 October 2018, two bills, the Occupational Safety and Health Amendment Act 2018 (WA) and the Mines Safety and Inspection…

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Victorian long service leave changes commencing 1 November 2018

The Long Service Leave Act 2018 (Vic) (the new LSL Act), which will come into operation on 1 November 2018,…

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Casual uncertainty: Federal Court decision states that casual employees may be entitled to annual leave

A recent decision of the Full Federal Court has emphasised to employers that they should be cognisant about the way…

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Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017

The Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing Whistleblower Protections) Bill 2017 is currently before the Senate and aims to strengthen and consolidate…

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Teacher reinstated after flawed student allergy dismissal

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has reinstated a teacher at the Hills Christian Community School (Hills School), after finding that…

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New Labour Hire Laws in South Australia

The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 (SA) (Act) commenced in South Australia on 1 March 2018. The Act creates a…

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