Publications

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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Welcome to Issue 36 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. South Australians will be given a further opportunity to provide feedback on the State’s new Planning and Design Code when the State Planning Commission provides an additional six week period to comment on the revised draft Code. This additional period of public consultation will give […]

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Welcome to Issue 35 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. This issue highlights a new homeless service which has recently been introduced in South Australia, which simplifies access to crisis and prevention services. The service forms part of the Government’s homelessness system reforms, which aim to prevent people from falling into homelessness, ensure people get […]

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Local Council elections have sparked a number of articles, and the release of a video explaining how the public can make a complaint or report wrongdoing in local government.  A timely reminder to complete and return your ballot by 6pm on 23 October 2020! Meanwhile the Sentencing Advisory Council has reported that too many children […]

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Welcome to Issue 98 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. We acknowledge the passing of the former commissioner of the NSW Independent Commission against Corruption and NSW Court of Appeal judge, the Honourable David Ipp AO QC. In other news, the various courts continue to update their practices and procedures in light of the ongoing […]

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Welcome to Issue 69 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, the RBA predicts a rise in the failure of Australian businesses as stimulus and loan support are wound back and the Federal Government has announced a new digital plan to modernise the way Australians do business.  We also refer to an article on […]

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Welcome to Issue 68 of our fortnightly Banking Sector Newsletter. In this issue, the Morrison Government’s economic recovery plan introduces changes to accessing credit and ASIC is extending the temporary relief for capital raisings and financial advice. In other news, we refer to an article on the memorandum of understanding between APRA and ACCC designed to foster closer […]

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Welcome to Issue 34 of the SA Public Sector Newsletter. The South Australian Government’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Act has been extended until 6 February 2021, continuing a number of the measures introduced in response to the pandemic. These include provisions involving commercial leases, restrictions on rent increases, the use of ‘virtual’ visits by the Community […]

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Welcome to Issue 97 of the NSW Public Sector Newsletter. A common area of dispute is the interpretation of a contractual provision. The recent NSW Supreme Court decision of Jabbcorp (NSW) Pty Ltd v Strathfield Golf Club [2020] NSWSC 1317 provides a useful summary and reminder of the principles governing contractual interpretation. The proceedings related […]

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