Attorney General Mark Dreyfus speaks to the Law Report

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Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Reforming the Public Interest Disclosure Act “is a significant matter because it is linked to the national anti-corruption commission that we hope to legislate this year,” the federal Attorney General Mark Dreyfus has told the Law Report. In a wide-ranging interview, Mr Dreyfus outlines his legislative priorities, including reforming the

Attorney General Mark Dreyfus speaks to the Law Report

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ABC Radio

Reforming the Public Interest Disclosure Act “is a significant matter because it is linked to the national anti-corruption commission that we hope to legislate this year,” the federal Attorney General Mark Dreyfus has told the Law Report. In a wide-ranging interview, Mr Dreyfus outlines his legislative priorities, including reforming

New City of Melbourne construction code takes effect

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Planning on building or developing property in central Melbourne? A new code of practice for building, construction and works in the City of Melbourne took effect on March 17.

This regulatory framework sets out the requirements that must be put in place at construction sites to ensure the safety and

How to avoid commercial disputes

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Commercial disputes are inevitable no matter the industry.

Take, for example, a long-running dispute between construction giant CIMIC and engineering services firm JKC Australia, which has just ended with CIMIC agreeing to make a $492.5 million payment.

That obviously wasn’t a good result for CIMIC. But the battle, which lasted

Judge v jury trials

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Why did actor Johnny Depp’s defamation case against his former wife Amber Heard succeed in the US after failing at a similar trial in the UK? And a man ordered to face trial before a judge alone under the ACT’s pandemic emergency law says he was denied the right for

Judge v jury trials

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Why did actor Johnny Depp’s defamation case against his former wife Amber Heard succeed in the US after failing at a similar trial in the UK? And a man ordered to face trial before a judge alone under the ACT’s pandemic emergency law says he was denied the right

What happens if your builder goes bust?

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A perfect storm of rising costs, supply issues and labour shortages has hit the Australian building industry, compounding problems caused by Covid-19 shutdowns.

As a result, several building firms have collapsed in recent months – including industry giants Probuild and Condev.

Master Builders Victoria has already warned these challenging business