Letting the Chips Fall Where They May Doesn’t Pay

In the recent High Court decision of Strong v Woolworths, the Court was asked to consider whether the plaintiff had proven that the defendant was negligent in circumstances where there was no evidence to complete the chain of caus...

Read More →

Legislation keeps moving as Australia’s Federal Parliament enters Autumn Sittings

Movement on some Bills of interest to industry is summarised below: Second Tranche of Anti-Dumping Legislation Readers will recall that in June 2011 the Federal Government announced significant reforms to Australia’s Anti Dump...

Read More →

Securities may not be so Secure Anymore

Those in industry consider “security” issues all the time.  Border security, cargo security, job security, personal security, asset security and security of that inappropriate and potentially incriminating video recording mad...

Read More →

"Safety and Fairness" and Remuneration in the Road Transport Industry – Will you be Caught?

Will you be caught by the widening of responsibility for "safety and fairness" and remuneration in the road transport industry??? In November 2011 the Road Safety Remuneration Bill (“RSRB”) was introduced into Federal Parli...

Read More →

Proposed Port of Melbourne Licence Fee Likely to Cause Higher Charges

Key points The Victorian Government has introduced a Bill which would require the Port of Melbourne Corporation ("PoMC") to pay the Government an annual Port Licence Fee ("PLF ") of $75 million. The PoMC has already indica...

Read More →

Through the Looking Glass – Notes on Privacy

Never think your personal information is safe. The Australian Information Commissioner recently released case notes on investigations concerning privacy-related complaints that illustrate the application of the Privacy Act in n...

Read More →
1 77 78 79 80 81