The importance of property insurance for buyers during the purchasing process
When a buyer signs an REIQ contract to purchase a property in Queensland, clause 8.1 of the contract provides that the property is at the risk of the buyer from 5:00 pm on the first business day after the contract date.
Work from home request refused by employer - decision upheld by QIRC
A Queensland tribunal has affirmed the decision of a public hospital to refuse an ongoing ‘work from home’ arrangement for its HR staff, which was introduced during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
Worker’s compensation claims NSW – your entitlement to medical and other expenses
We explore what medical treatment expenses and other injury-related expenses are available for people injured at work in NSW.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.