Monthly Archives: July 2018

Appointments have been made to the Victims of Crime Consultative Committee, the Victorian Law Reform Commission, and the Magistrates’ Court of Appointment. The Government also appointed a new Chief Examiner and a new chairperson to the Victoria Legal Aid Panel. IBAC released a report identifying ways Victoria Police can improve complaint handling and the Victorian […]

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Welcome to Edition 46 of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. This issue looks at new laws relating to modern slavery and reporting on procurement, and also new laws relating to Australia’s national security. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and […]

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Thomson Geer is proud to have assisted CWP Renewables to achieve financial close for the 37 turbine, 135 MW Crudine Ridge Wind Farm Project near Mudgee, NSW.  This is the third wind farm project for which we have assisted CWP Renewables to achieve close since 2014. The Crudine Ridge Wind Farm, valued at $250 million, […]

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Thomson Geer is proud to have worked closely with the in house legal team of The Benevolent Society on its exciting expansion into South Australia by way of becoming the sole member of Inclusive Directions, a specialist provider of disability services to children, which came into effect on 1 July 2018. The Benevolent Society, Australia’s […]

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Thomson Geer Consultant, Peter Nankivell, assisted by Partner, Peta Thompson and Lawyer, Matt Persico, has advised Village Roadshow on its sale of Wet’n’Wild Sydney to Spanish leisure park operator, Parques Reunidos for $40 million.  In addition to the $40 million sale price, Village Roadshow will receive payment dependent on the park’s revenue performance up to […]

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Whilst commentators have noted increased restrictions on what the public can and cannot know about court cases, the Government has introduced new laws in relation to coroners’ court appeals, allocated funding for the redress scheme for survivors of institutional abuse and appointed Rebecca Dabbs to the Equal Opportunity Board this past fortnight.  

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