Publications

Welcome to Issue 109 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. The NSW Court of Appeal has published a useful guide to decisions in 2020, along with links to updates to its website.  The document will provide a valuable resource for judges, practitioners, litigants, academics and students, and a similar document will be published on an annual […]

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Welcome to Issue 81 of our Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, we refer to an article on the Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) industry including comments on the Australian Finance Industry Association’s new Buy Now Pay Later Code of Practice and Australia’s predicted growth and recent market developments. In other news, APRA has released for consultation […]

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The Review into Sexual Harassment in Victorian Courts has dominated news since its release on 22 April 2021, with the Government, the Law Institute of Victoria and others all commenting on the report. This coincides with the release of a quick guide to the composition of Australian parliaments, and the Australian Government’s release of the […]

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Vendors who enter into a binding arrangement for the sale of residential property by way of put and call option, and their financiers relying upon such arrangements in construction funding, may be impacted by a recent decision. The NSW Supreme Court allowed a purchaser to rescind contracts arising from the exercise of a put option, […]

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Welcome to Issue 108 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. In this edition the focus is on the important issue of eliminating workplace sexual harassment. In particular, major law reform will see politicians and judges subject to the same sexual harassment laws as the wider population. Consideration is being given to encourage employers to take a […]

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Welcome to Issue 46 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. An Australian first trial of CCTV in Aged Care has commenced in South Australia, as the State Government aims to strengthen safeguards and enhance the safety and wellbeing of aged care residents. The CCTV trial will see recording devices placed in residents’ bedrooms and common […]

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In this edition the focus is on the important issues of gender equality and eliminating workplace sexual harassment. In particular, major law reform will see politicians and judges subject to the same sexual harassment laws as the wider population, employers are being urged to take a more proactive and preventative approach to sexual harassment and […]

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Welcome to Issue 80 of our Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, we refer to an article on the RBA’s warning to lenders and the financial sector against engaging in “excessive risk-taking” in the current environment of accommodative financial conditions and rising asset prices. In other news, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has upgraded Australia’s economic growth outlook, […]

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Welcome to Issue 107 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. In this issue, The Australian Federal Police (AFP) has issued a warning that the users of social media are posting too much personal and professional information, making them easy targets for criminals. In other news, the Law Council endorses the recommendation that the Australian Government increase […]

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Welcome to Issue 45 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. The South Australian Government is requiring SA fuel retailers to make available petrol price information in real time in SA from 20 March. This will make it easy for motorists to find the cheapest fuel closest to them at any given time. Fuel prices will […]

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