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November 4, 2009
Employers need to be aware of a number of significant changes that have recently been made to the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth) (DDA) and other federal anti discrimination laws. The changes are a result of the Disability Discrimination and Other Human Rights Legislation Amendment Act 2009 (the Act), which was introduced into the Federal...
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The recent decision of Orlikowski v IPA Personnel may have implications for companies using labour hire arrangements, as it leaves open the possibility that more than one entity can be an employee’s employer – a concept known as joint employment. Read more in Maddocks October update.  Reproduced with permission in accordance with their terms and...
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 Maddocks The Full Court of the Supreme Court (FullCourt) has recently overturned McDonald v State of South Australia, finding that the term of mutual trust and confidence was not implied into Mr McDonald’s contract of employment because the contract of employment was already heavily regulated and therefore the implied term was unnecessary. Read more in...
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Brisbane Lawyers Rostron Carlyle auDA, the body that manages Australia’s domain name system, has invited people to submit proposals for the creation of new 2LDs in the .au domain space. Applications close 30 November 2009.       Read more of the article… Reproduced with the permission Brisbane Lawyers Rostron Carlyle in accordance with their...
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 Febray Pty Ltd v Equititour Pty Ltd & others; Hutchinson v Equititour Pty Ltd & others [2009] QDC 329 His Honour Rackemann DCJ refused to exercise his discretion in respect of awarding indemnity costs both in respect of summary judgment and the ‘costs thrown away’ on the adjourned application, in circumstances whether summary judgment initially...
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