Monthly Archives: May 2019

Our Sydney office recently co-hosted a government delegation from Korea in conjunction with John Murn from the NSW Department of Education. The group consisted of people from the Korean Ministry of Government Legislation, Education Office and Korea Student Aid Foundation.  They were in Australia for almost a week. Our Partner and Education law specialist, Jacquie […]

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TG Chair, Loretta Reynolds, has been added to the senior business advisory council of long-term Thomson Geer client and private equity investor, Anacacia Capital. Loretta has an impressive track record nationally advising corporate clients and funds, including Anacacia.  She also sits on the boards of the Royal Flying Doctors Service and the ASC. Anacacia’s founder […]

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Thomson Geer is leading the way with e-Conveyancing, with our Victorian office one of the biggest users of PEXA Projects, after having signed on as an early user. PEXA Projects is an online transaction property development solution to easily manage multi-lot developments. It allows bulk settlements of subdivisions and property developments to all be managed […]

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In this edition we make reference to the Open Courts and Other Acts Amendment 2019 which receive Royal assent earlier this month.

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This edition includes ARITA’s draft taxation determination relating to the obligation on receivers to retain money for post appointment tax liabilities, as well as our usual wrap up of media, cases, publications and legislation.

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This edition includes, amongst other things, a call for submissions into the NSW Law Reform Commission’s Open justice review, as well as a link to an ICAC publication that provides guidance in identifying and managing conflicts of interest in the NSW public sector.

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This edition includes a summary of the proposed laws introducing tougher penalties to protect emergency service workers in SA, progress in addressing discrimination and harassment in SAPOL, as well as a wrap up of media, cases, publications and legislation.

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Thomson Geer has boosted its already well-credentialed Aged Care and Retirement Living team, with the appointment of two new Partners in the firm’s Brisbane office – Julie McStay and Madeline Walsh, effective from 7 May 2019. Julie and Madeline are both well regarded lawyers in the aged care and retirement living space in Queensland. They […]

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This fortnight we include reference to the release by the Grattan Institute of its Commonwealth Orange Book 2019, which rates Australia’s performance against similar countries and proposes policy reforms for a number of areas.

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