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Following the Greiner Review Report into the retirement village sector, the Retirement Villages Amendment Bill 2018 (Bill) was introduced into NSW Parliament on 24 October 2018 to give effect to some of the Greiner Review recommendations. The Bill is expected to deliver the first legislative response to the recommendations in the Greiner Review Report. We […]

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The machinery of government rolls on notwithstanding the caretaker conventions with the past fortnight seeing the announcement of a major review of the committal systems, the release of a report on offender paid compensation and the announcement of a review of Contempt of Court Laws. The past fortnight also saw a statement from the Chief […]

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Issue 54 includes media coverage of the NSW Government apology to survivors if institutional child sexual abuse, and the announcement of a $127 million package to implement the recommendations from the Royal Commission into Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

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The past fortnight saw amendments to Victoria’s birth certificate laws to remove anomalies confronting transgender Victorians, the announcement of a review of Victoria’s Contempt of Court Laws and the conclusion of investigations by IBAC and the Ombudsman in relation to St Paul’s Prevention Rehabilitation and Goulburn Murray Water.

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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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