Monthly Archives: March 2022

Welcome to the latest issue of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. In this issue, ABC reports that an extra $2.1 billion will be provided by the federal government amid concerns of rising COVID 19 and an expected spike in influenza over winter. Chief Medical Officer, Paul Kelly has previously warned Australia is likely an increase […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our SA Public Sector Newsletter. South Australia’s new Premier, Peter Malinauskas, has been sworn into office following his election over the weekend as the State’s 47th premier. The Deputy Premier and the State’s new Treasurer were also sworn in with the rest of the Cabinet expected to be announced […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our Victorian Public Sector Newsletter. This issue is lengthier than usual as we cover content for two months. Data integrity, elder abuse, protection of superannuation entitlements, climate change and the unintended consequences of Covid restrictions are the topics featured in this fortnight’s edition of our public sector newsletter. Meanwhile, the Supreme Court […]

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Welcome to the latest edition of our Banking Sector Newsletter. In this edition, ABC reports that inflation in Australia is rising, with the sanctions imposed on the Russian Federation causing oil and energy prices to soar, and the floods on Australia’s East coast causing severe food shortages with supermarkets lifting prices in response. This raises […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. This issue is lengthier than usual as we cover content for two months. In this issue, the Office of Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) urges organisations to put accountability at the centre of their information handling practices. Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner, Angelene Falk, said that […]

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Key points:  The NSW Supreme Court has applied the “serious harm” test for a defamation action for the first time since its introduction last year, holding that a plaintiff is now obliged to prove serious harm as a fact in every case. While the question of how serious the “serious harm” must be to satisfy […]

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Energy consulting firm CQ Energy has been acquired by software and services company Energy One in a deal valued at A$36 million after being advised by Thomson Geer. Thomson Geer acted for CQ Energy on all aspects of the acquisition, including a restructure of the firm, tax matters, share agreements, property leases and ASX listing […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our Banking Sector Newsletter. This issue is lengthier than usual as we cover content for two months. In this edition, Mortgage Business reports on RBA Governor, Phillip Lowe’s response to how housing affordability could be improved in Australia. Speaking to the House of Representitives standing committee, Phillip Lowe said that while […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Gamuda Australia on its successful bid with consortium partner Laing O’Rourke for a $2.16 billion contract to deliver a major tunnels and civils package for the Sydney Metro West project. Thomson Geer advised and supported Gamuda Australia on all of the contract documentation issued by Sydney Metro for the Project. The […]

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Welcome to the first issue of our SA Public Sector Newsletter for 2022. This issue is lengthier than usual as we cover content for two months. In this issue, the Office of Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) urges organisations to put accountability at the centre of their information handling practices. Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner, Angelene […]

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