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Local Government Alert

Sexual harassment – is your Councillor Code of Conduct up to the task?

The ongoing process arising from the allegations against Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle has highlighted the fact that...

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Corporate Alert

Whistleblower Reform

Put yourself in these shoes… You think your CFO boss is feeding false information to the company auditors to cover up a...

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Direct Selling Alert

New Australian Consumer Law (ACL) laws released for comment

Direct selling businesses need to have a working knowledge and good risk management in place for ACL compliance.

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Local Government Alert

Outsourcing and Local Government: Fair Work Commission decision may open up new options

Last week, the Fair Work Commission ordered that a council’s enterprise agreement would not apply to former council empl...

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Local Government Alert

China’s restriction on import of recyclables - impact on Victorian Local Government

What has happened? On 1 January 2018 the People’s Republic of China (China) imposed restrictions on the import of re...

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Building Alert

Identity cards for authorised persons under the Building Act

Sections 228 and 228A of the Building Act 1993 (Building Act) operate to allow a municipal building surveyor (MBS) to au...

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Health Alert

New Victorian Medical Treatment Laws

Health practitioners, hospitals, aged care and other health facilities will be affected by new medical treatment laws.

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Workplace Relations Alert

Expansion of the Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme – new employment screening obligations in effect

On 1 November 2017, the Victorian Disability Worker Exclusion Scheme was expanded to cover all disability services provi...

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Corporate Alert

AGM Report Card from ASIC: “Significantly less tumultuous”

On 29 January 2018, ASIC published its overview of the 2017 annual general meeting (AGM) season, concluding that the lat...

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Retirement Living Alert

Disclosure Requirements Update: Retirement Living

Retirement Living Operators should note that the Director of Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) has released the updated fo...

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Corporate & Commercial Alert

Crowd-Sourced Equity Funding Takes Off

Earlier this month, ASIC issued the first licences to crowd-sourced equity funding (CSF) intermediaries, enabling public...

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