Bringing robo-debts before the law: why it’s time to right a legal wrong

The Government’s robo-debt scheme is still operating without legal foundation and it’s time we took a stand, argues former AAT Member, PROFESSOR TERRY CARNEY.    

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Can the High Court heal the wounds of a bad holiday?

The case that’s set to provide much needed clarity on the scope of ‘injury’, ‘personal injury damages’ and ‘non-economic loss’ in the Civil Liability Act….

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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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Shifting goalposts in Australia’s skilled migration program

On April 2017, the Government announced a major skilled migration reform implementation process that would start immediately and conclude in March 2018 when the subclass…

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Honesty is the best (way to make sure you are covered under the) policy

Honesty is always the best policy. If a claim arises from a lack of honesty, professional indemnity insurance cover may be in jeopardy. By MALCOLM…

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Anti-competitive IP transactions under the spotlight

The ACCC has issued new guidelines setting out how it will approach anti-competitive IP transactions following amendments to the Competition and Consumer Act.  By CYNTHIA…

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We are all publishers now: ignoring online comments no longer an option

Voller judgment makes it clear that businesses can no longer afford to ignore online comments. By ANGUS MACINNIS

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Can the High Court heal the wounds of a bad holiday?

The case that’s set to provide much needed clarity on the scope of ‘injury’, ‘personal injury damages’ and ‘non-economic loss’ in the Civil Liability Act….

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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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