Monthly Archives: April 2020

Welcome to Issue 87 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. This issue includes important COVID-19 related developments in New South Wales, including arrangements for electronic witnessing of legal documents, the fast tracking of projects to boost the economy and deliver jobs, and a further economic stimulus package to safeguard council jobs, services and infrastructure.

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Welcome to Issue 81 of the Victorian Public Sector Newsletter. This fortnight’s news has been dominated by COVID-19 once again, with the Government passing four Bills in a one day parliamentary sitting in response to the pandemic.  The Law Institute of Victoria maintains the changes to the justice system brought about by one of the […]

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Welcome to Issue 24 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. This issue includes important COVID-19 related developments in South Australia, the expansion of the list of people who can witness statutory declarations to facilitate access to the services by the community while COVID-19 restrictions are in place, and a boost to the Legal Services Commission’s […]

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Welcome to Issue 57 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter. The purpose of this newsletter is to provide those in the banking sector with a digestible and relevant snapshot of current news, case law and legislation from the past fortnight. We hope you find this edition useful!

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The extent and duration of the COVID-19 crisis remains unknown – and the construction, engineering and infrastructure industry is not immune.  Continuing on from our recent COVID-19 related publications, this  Alert provides some (non-exhaustive) points for contracting parties to consider in relation to existing and proposed projects. Project GO/NO GO Parties should consider how the […]

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Welcome to Issue 80 of the Victorian Public Sector Newsletter. We would again like to use the forum of this newsletter to thank those in the Government and the public service whose efforts appear to be having a real impact on reducing the spread of COVID-19 and keeping Victorians safe. In this issue, there is […]

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On 9 April, the Federal Government approved its $130 billion wage subsidy scheme, the JobKeeper Payment. Overview The JobKeeper Payment is designed to provide immediate cash-flow relief to entities which have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The package allows qualifying entities to access a subsidy of $1,500 per fortnight, per eligible employee from 30 […]

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Welcome to Issue 86 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. This issue highlights the developing privacy considerations arising from the COVID-19 measures implemented by Australian Governments, including privacy guidance issued by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner for public servants working from home and the need for transparency around the Federal Government’s new COVID-19 […]

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Welcome to Issue 23 of our fortnightly SA Public Sector Newsletter. This issue highlights the developing privacy considerations arising from the COVID-19 measures implemented by Australian Governments, including privacy guidance issued by the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner for public servants working from home and the need for transparency around the Federal Government’s new […]

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Thomson Geer has been recognised by Best Lawyers in Australia as Australian 2021 ‘Law Firm of the Year’ for Retirement Villages and Senior Living Law. Law firm of the Year awards are determined by peer feedback, the firm’s coverage and scope in this practice area and our reputation as an expert in this field. Thanks […]

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