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Download the PEXA Key app to protect your banking details during property transactions

PEXA Key – the secure app to protect your property transaction banking details

The PEXA Key app is primarily designed as a secure way to request and share banking details between clients and their conveyancers/solicitors.

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Stop sexual harassment application dismissed due t no risk of future sexual harassment

Sexual harassment in the workplace: Australia’s first stop sexual harassment case

In this case, where a worker lodged a “Stop Sexual Harassment” application, the application was dismissed due to “no risk of future sexual harassment”.

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Fighting at work can lead to disciplinary action, including termination

Fighting at work can lead to disciplinary action, including termination

A worker involved in a physical altercation in the workplace can face serious disciplinary consequences, including the immediate termination of their employment.

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Registered health practitioners have an obligation to notify their National Board of criminal charges

Health practitioners’ obligations to notify AHPRA of criminal charges

In most cases, health practitioners are required to inform AHPRA if they have been “charged” with a criminal offence, whether or not they are convicted.

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Claiming workers compensation in NSW

How to claim workers compensation in NSW

Eligibility for claiming workers compensation in NSW requires that the injured worker has sustained an ‘injury arising out of or in the course of employment’. Read more on our 'how to' guide for lodging a NSW workers compensation claim.

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Can I get my job back after unfair dismissal?

Can I get my job back after an unfair dismissal?

A recent decision of the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has quashed a compensation order in an unfair dismissal matter and held reinstatement to be the appropriate remedy.

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How much compensation is payable under the COVID-19 Vaccine Claim Scheme?

The COVID-19 Vaccine Claims Scheme is now live! What compensation is payable?

The Federal Governments COVID-19 Vaccination Claim Scheme is now live. In this article, we explore the eligibility requirements, how much compensation is payable, how to claim and how to dispute a rejected claim.

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All you need to know about common law claims after a workplace injury in NSW

Work injury common law damages claims NSW

On top of your statutory entitlements after a workplace injury, if your injury was due to the negligence of your employer, you make damages claim known as a common law claim.

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Significant changes to Queensland’s interlock program came into effect in September 2021

Queensland Government cracks down on drink driving

On 10 September 2021, a range of new drink driving laws came into effect in Queensland. In this blog, we explore the significant changes related to the interlock program and compulsory drink driving education.

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Permanent residency options for New Zealanders living in Australia

Permanent residency for New Zealanders living in Australia

A close look at one option for permanent residency for New Zealand citizens: Skilled Independent (Subclass 189) (New Zealand Stream) Visa for Subclass 444 visa holders.

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What compensation is there due to any reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine?

Who pays compensation if you are injured from the COVID-19 vaccine?

We look at where the Federal Government is to date with a COVID vaccine compensation scheme, how it will work, what evidence will be required and, importantly, what compensation may be currently available.

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As a result of a recent judgment, the Queensland Police Service is required to pay a total of $169,119.29

Successful appeal sees Queensland Police Service required to pay $169,119.29 in costs

A big win upholds statutory right of entry for union officials to lawfully enter work premises where they suspect breaches of work health safety laws.

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