RECOMMENDATION FROM ROYAL COMMISSION INTO INSTITUTIONAL RESPONSES TO CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE
The Protection of Body Corporate Management Rights Agreements
Sexual Violence Awareness
The victims of sexual violence, including children victimised by institutions are the subject of a current Royal Commission in Australia.
Money, Motor Cars and Mad Max
Jon Blake had considerable charm and good looks, who many likened to Mel Gibson. Blake played the lead role in the film “The Lighthorsemen” which was filmed in western South Australia, completed on 1 December, 1986. Blake attended a party and then started on journey by car back to Adelaide. During the long journey Blake was seriously injured in a major (real life) motor car accident involving 2 other vehicles.
Employer Policies and Procedures to Prevent Unfair Dismissal
Employers who are faced with unfair dismissal complaints or other litigation are in a better position to defend themselves if they can demonstrate that they have wellwritten, up-to-date workplace policies and have trained their staff on those policies.
What Price Injury in Sport
These are the questions which are currently being heatedly debated by the public and the authorities in Australia. This follows the consideration of legal action by Alex McKinnon of the Newcastle Knights who suffered a serious spinal injury whilst being tackled by two Melbourne Storm players in a match last season. The incident during the game left him disabled and confined to a wheelchair. As a young man he has concern for his future and can’t return to play professional football.
Terms & Conditions
“Subject to the attached Terms and Conditions”, is a term we often read at the end of a quotation, competition, sale agreement or simply a store’s return policy. But who reads those, right? Wrong! While sometimes business owners think they are limiting the recourse that customers can have against them, the wording they use may be imposing unnecessary obligations on them to their absolute detriment.
Body Corporates & Building Defects
Building defects within bodies corporate are becoming more frequent and complicated. Body corporates are finding themselves facing significant, expansive and expensive building defects which are resulting in both slow sales and disgruntled owners. We provide a summary of the leading case in Australia concerning defects and the causes of action available in pursuing the builder and/or manager.