Monthly Archives: June 2022

Major Australian law firm Thomson Geer is pleased to announce six lawyers will be elevated to the firm’s partnership, while another 25 lawyers have been promoted. “We’re pleased to be recognising the outstanding ability and quality of our people with our latest promotions,” Chief Executive Partner Adrian Tembel said. “They are all thoroughly deserving of […]

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Thomson Geer is advising DHL Supply Chains, an Australian subsidiary of global logistic giant DHL, on its acquisition of the Glen Cameron Group, a national road freight and contract logistics company. The acquisition will strengthen DHL’s position in Australia’s road freight market and create one of the largest logistics companies in Australia with combined revenue […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our NSW Public Sector Newsletter. A New South Wales parliamentary inquiry into NSW’s flooding response is underway in Sydney. The state secretary of the Fire Brigade Employees’ Union, Leighton Drury, gave evidence to the enquiry, stating that the response to major floods and storms should be led by Fire […]

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Thomson Geer has advised Canada-focused uranium explorer 92 Energy Limited on its successful A$8.7 million capital raising using Canada’s flow-through share regime. This regime provides tax incentives to eligible Canadian investors and enables shares to be placed at a higher price than would otherwise be possible. The funds raised from the capital raising will provide […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our Victorian Public Sector Newsletter. In this edition, new rules have come into place for electronic gaming machines at the Melbourne’s Crown casino to help reduce harmful gambling. The changes mean the rules for EGMs at the casino will better align with the responsible gambling objectives in the Gambling Regulation […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our SA Public Sector Newsletter. An agreement has been reached between the South Australian Government, business and worker representatives in relation to Return to Work reforms. The government has introduced the Return to Work (Scheme Sustainability) Bill 2022 which will seek to ensure injured workers get the protection they […]

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Thomson Geer has won a landmark case clarifying for the Victorian building industry when the 10-year limitation period for commencing a building action takes effect. The win in the Victorian Court of Appeal overturned an earlier Supreme Court decision which held that where multiple occupancy permits are issued for the same building works, the limitation […]

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Thomson Geer is pleased to congratulate leading Australian public affairs consultancy TG Public Affairs on its new leadership team, with John Brenton taking on the role of Managing Director previously held by Mark Brandon-Baker, who becomes Chairman. Thomson Geer and TG Public Affairs joined forces in 2019 to offer major Australian and international corporate clients […]

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Welcome to the latest issue of our Banking Sector Newsletter. Treasurer Jim Chalmers, has said cost-of-living solutions will be a key focus in Labor’s first budget. Speaking at the inaugural Australia’s Economic Outlook event on June 8, Mr Chalmers acknowledged that the country was facing major challenges in the lead-up to the budget including higher […]

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Thomson Geer has advised the peak body for the Australian barley and malting industry, Barley Australia, on its merger with Grains Australia. Under the terms of the merger, Grains Australia will take responsibility for all technical functions associated with barley varietal classification, trade and market access and information and education on behalf of the Australian […]

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