Publications

This fortnight the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enhancing ASIC’s Capabilities) Bill 2018 received assent requiring ASIC to consider the impact of its performance and the exercising of its powers will have on the finance sector.

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Welcome to Issue 53 of our NSW public sector newsletter. This edition includes media coverage relating to discrimination against LGBT kids, the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety and much more.

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One of the key themes in the media this past fortnight has been the announcement of a Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, set to run for 18 months. The Royal Commission terms of reference and appointment of Commissioners was revealed by Prime Minister, Scott Morrison.

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The past fortnight saw the release of figures evidencing an increase in complaints to IBAC and an increase in investigations by IBAC and the Victorian Ombudsman. The past fortnight also saw new laws pass to protect emergency service workers. The Government also tabled a Law Reform Commission review of the Victims of Crime Assistance Act. […]

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This fortnight the Federal Government has welcomed the interim report of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. This edition also covers the latest media stories, cases and relevant legislation in the banking and finance sector.

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Welcome to Edition 51 of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation.

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This fortnight we focus on ASIC’s approval of the AFCA Rules and AFCA’s Independent Assessor Terms of Reference, along with the latest cases and relevant legislation in the banking and finance sector. 

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The past fortnight saw widespread criticism of the Government’s inadvertent privacy breach when tabling documents in parliament. The government was also criticised for its new anti-association laws. Meanwhile, the Government announced proposed laws requiring people in religious ministry to report child abuse. IBAC has charged a former Victorian Corrections officer and a police officer. Coincidentally, […]

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Welcome to this fortnight’s edition of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. This edition covers ICAC’s released guidelines to help NSW public sector agencies involved in direct negotiations with  external parties to manage corruption risks, and much more. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide government lawyers with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current […]

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