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Launch of South Australia’s Hydrogen Action Plan

The South Australian Government has now launched its Hydrogen Action Plan, which builds on the Hydrogen Roadmap for South Australia released in 2017.The Hydrogen Action Plan The Hydrogen Action Plan…

Being a Non-Resident of Australia – What does that Really Mean?

It doesn't matter whether you live for 12 months in an apartment on the Champs-Elysées or for 6 months there and for 6 months on the Avenue Montaigne!Harding v Commissioner…

The Strong Arm of WHS Law in the NT: Enforceable Undertakings and Industrial Manslaughter

Industrial manslaughter to be an offence in the Northern Territory by the end of the year?The Northern Territory (NT) is a heavy industry based economy, with mining, construction, manufacturing and…

South Australia: Proposed Land Tax Changes

Very Taxing Times for Property InvestorsOn 9 September 2019, following the delivery of the State Budget on 18 June 2019, the SA Government released the much-anticipated draft of the Land…

2019 Changes to Australian Space Law will Assist Industry Participation

On 31 August 2019, the Space (Launches and Returns) Act 2018 replaced the existing Space Activities Act 1998. The new regulatory framework for space access is designed to reduce barriers…

Contractors v Employees: Differentiating the two in today’s ‘Gig Economy’

Freelance or ‘gig’ work is on the rise, and businesses are taking notice of this change within the workplace as well as the desire for it. You only have to…

Legal Professional Privilege is a Shield, not a Sword – Australian High Court backs ATO

Glencore International AG v Commissioner of TaxationOn 14 August 2019, in Glencore International AG v Commissioner of Taxation, all seven justices of the High Court of Australia unanimously dismissed Glencore’s…

Setting up companies and trusts proves a tax trap for winemakers

Winemakers can run into significant tax problems after transferring their businesses to a company or trust structure. While income tax relief may be available on the transfer of the business…

Understanding Agribusiness Succession and Asset Protection

It's important to have a succession plan in place. Especially when it comes to families engaged in agribusiness, as asset protection and estate planning can often be a particularly difficult…

SA Liquor Licensing Reform – “New” Categories of Liquor Licences

The Liquor Licensing (Liquor Review) Amendment Act 2017 (SA) introduced significant changes to the liquor licensing regime in South Australia. The changes have been implemented in stages. One of the…

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