Defamation and reform of the statutory defence of contextual truth

An analysis of why reform of the statutory defence of contextual truth is long overdue.

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Moot point: when is a gig not part of the gig economy?

Reading industrial awards ‘as a whole’ may require consideration of how different constructions are likely to be understood in the relevant industry.

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Accounting for the ‘wholesale plundering’ of a business

High Court confirms knowing participant in a breach of fiduciary duty is liable to account for any benefit gained as a result. By KATE BOYD.

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Dollar-for-dollar orders: levelling the playing field or a matter of opinion?

The desirability of legal representation for both parties and achieving fairness in access to representation underpin the concept of dollar-for-dollar cost orders.

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Defamation law and the new serious harm test

The new NSW serious harms test is identical to that in the UK, so could their case law be instructive here?

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Tax traps – beware the Division 7A snake pit

Division 7A of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1936 is a poisonous well of hissing snakes for general practitioners, writes JIM MAIN.

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Rights of injured workers expanded: knee replacements no longer subject to time limits

The Workers Compensation Commission ruled a knee replacement is an ‘artificial aid’ for the purposes of the exceptions within s 59A of the Workers Compensation…

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