Monthly Archives: November 2020

Thomson Geer has advised base and precious metals developer and explorer, Cassini Resources Limited (Cassini) in relation to a scheme of arrangement in which it was acquired by OZ Minerals Limited (OZ Minerals). This significant acquisition by OZ Minerals was valued at an enterprise value of A$76 million for Cassini shareholders. Implemented on 5 October […]

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Thomson Geer is advising multidisciplinary engineering group, Primero Group Limited, which specialises in the design, construction and operation of resource projects, on a recommended takeover offer by NRW Holdings Limited. NRW is a leading provider of contract services to the resources and infrastructure sectors in Australia. The takeover offer will see NRW acquire all of […]

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Welcome to Issue 100 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. Clive Palmer was unsuccessful in his attempt to overturn the Western Australian Border Closures that have been legislated due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In his application to the High Court of Australia, Mr Palmer argued that the border closures offended s92 of The Constitution that […]

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Welcome to Issue 37 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. Crime Stoppers SA has received an $800,000 investment over four years from the Marshall Government, to help improve the future safety of South Australians. The ongoing funding will allow Crime Stoppers to expand its operations across South Australia, including measures to stop rural criminal activity. […]

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It has been a less successful fortnight for those challenging Covid-19 restrictions, with the Victorian Supreme Court dismissing a challenge to Victoria’s curfew and the High Court of Australia dismissing a challenge to Western Australia’s border closure. The Commonwealth Government has released consultation papers on a Federal integrity commission and a review of the Privacy […]

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Welcome to Issue 71 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, the RBA Board announced plans to not increase cash rate until ‘actual inflation’ is sustainable between the target range of 2 per cent to 3 per cent. The Australian Bureau of Statistics reported a rise in owner occupier home loan commitments attributing the […]

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As COVID-19 restrictions ease, we would like to take the opportunity to thank all members of the public sector who have worked so hard to reduce COVID-19 numbers and keep us safe during this difficult time. Your efforts are appreciated and we hope you are enjoying a well-deserved drink at your local and the opportunity […]

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Welcome to Issue 70 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, Australian banks continue their support of small businesses with the flow of credit remaining strong. AFCA reminds firms the extension during COVID-19 for handling and responding to complaints ended on 1 November 2020. In other news, the Financial Services Counsel (FSC) has launched a […]

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Welcome to Issue 99 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. This week the Australian Government announced in a joint media release from the Prime Minister and the Federal Attorney-General the appointment of the Honourable Justice Steward and the Honourable Justice Jacqueline Gleeson as Justices of the High Court of Australia. Justices Steward and Gleeson will […]

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