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The long-awaited Queensland Mine Safety Framework Regulatory Impact Statement has finally been released for consultation. It outlines the Queensland Government's proposed options to improve mining safety and health and develop greater regulatory consistency with the other States and Territories.
12 Sep 2013
Although the Coalition Government elected today promises workplace reform that is more evolution than revolution, employers will need to carefully consider its effect on their operations in the next 12-18 months.
07 Sep 2013
The Full Federal Court has allowed the Commissioner of Taxation's appeal in the first case on the promoter penalty laws (Commissioner of Taxation v Ludekens  FCAFC 100).
06 Sep 2013
Monday's WA Supreme Court decision overturning the environmental approvals for the Browse LNG Precinct at James Price Point north of Broome raises fundamental questions about Western Australia's environmental assessment process and may mean proponents will need to assess the validity of the EPA assessment of existing, current and future proposals (The Wilderness Society of WA (Inc) v Minister for Environment  WASC 307).
23 Aug 2013
The ACCC's win on appeal against Lux Distributors clarifies how courts will apply the Australian Consumer Law's unconscionable conduct provisions, and is likely to bolster the ACCC's efforts to prove other cases of alleged unconscionable conduct in commercial or small business transactions (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v Lux Distributors Pty Ltd  FCAFC 90).
19 Aug 2013