Australia’s whistle-blower laws will be in the spotlight when a long-running, high-profile prosecution involving former ATO officer Richard Boyle comes back before the courts. Also, if a vaccine causes an injury, many countries have a vaccine injury compensation scheme. Do we need one in Australia?
Even before the pandemic, Australia was an attractive prospect for overseas investors. After all, our country has been blessed with a stable political environment, strong institutions, plentiful natural resources and a strong economy which, until only recently, had experienced 30 years of uninterrupted growth.
Starting a business from scratch is no easy task – but the potential rewards can make it all worthwhile. And one of the most important decisions you’ll have to make early on in the process is which business structure is right for you.
The attached paper is an updated presentation to the University of Melbourne’s undergraduate Property Law class in April 2021. It provides a relatively comprehensive overview of the law in relation to restrictive covenants in Victoria. Comments are welcome email@example.com
NSW State Coroner Teresa O’Sullivan has found that the murders of teenagers Jack and Jennifer Edwards by their father were preventable. The Coroner identified a series of serious systemic failures which contributed to the crimes. Also, Victorian Coroner Paresa Spanos has recommended the adoption of pill testing after investigating
For a restrictive covenant to be legally valid, the following elements are required: (a) the covenant must be negative;(b) the burden of the covenant must be intended to run with the land; and(c) the covenant must be given for the … Continue reading →
With the Commonwealth Government deficit at its highest level since World War II and as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to cripple the Australian economy and stifle federal tax collections, we will inevitably see a significant increase in revenue collecting activity undertaken by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).
The Victorian government is set to consider fully decriminalising sex work this year. Guest producer Carly Godden traces how, over the eras, the law in Victoria has regulated the commercial sex and adult industries. *Note there are sexual references in this program
The Supreme Court is typically unwilling to exercise its power to discharge a restrictive covenant entirely, preferring instead to modify a covenant to allow an applicant’s stated intentions. The objective for applicants should therefore be to modify the restrictive covenant … Continue reading →