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Space Law and SME’s

In a Nutshell With Adelaide announced this week as the base of the new Australian Space Agency headquarters, the commercial space industry looks set to benefit from increased Government funding…

Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2018 – Victoria – Sunset Clauses

In a Nutshell The Sale of Land Amendment Bill 2018 introduces significant changes to the law governing the use of sunset clauses in residential off-the-plan contracts by vendors in Victoria.…

Proprietary Company Crowd-sourced Equity Funding goes live today

In a Nutshell The Corporations Amendment (Crowd-sourced Funding for Proprietary Companies) Act 2018 (the Act) comes into operation today, amending the Corporations Act to enable proprietary companies to access Crowd-sourced…

Northern Territory Liquor Licensing – “interstate” licensees

In a Nutshell New liquor “minimum unit pricing” in the Northern Territory came into effect on 1 October 2018. The new law applies to all sales or supplies of liquor…

Regular Casual Employee found to be Permanent: Workpac v Skene

In a Nutshell In a recent decision allowing a dismissed employee’s appeal, the Full Bench of the Federal Court has upheld that an employee engaged and described as a casual…

SA Liquor Licensing reform – new requirements for “delivery”

In a Nutshell The Liquor Licensing (Liquor Review) Amendment Act 2017 (SA) introduces significant changes to the liquor licensing regime in South Australia.  Some changes have come into effect, others…

ASIC industry funding – does your company have to lodge business activity metrics by 27 September 2018?

In a Nutshell Has your company received correspondence from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) requesting that it lodge or validate business activity metrics by 27 September 2018? This…

Medical Practice – Disciplinary Proceedings

Delay in making a complaint does not by itself entitle a party to a stay of subsequent disciplinary proceedings. The South Australian Supreme Court recently dismissed an Application for a…

Less than one week remaining to make a submission to the Woomera Prohibited Area Coexistence Framework Review

In a Nutshell In recent decades, the Commonwealth Government (Government) has progressively sought to expand the use of the Defence testing area known as the Woomera Prohibited Area (WPA). In…

The National Energy Guarantee (NEG) – release of detailed design

In a Nutshell The Commonwealth Government and the Energy Security Board (ESB) have released detailed design proposals for the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) for public consultation until 6 July (emissions)…

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