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New laws to curb illegal phoenixing activity

Australian company directors will be required to sign up to a new identification scheme, designed to curb illegal phoenixing activity under new laws unveiled by the federal government.

 

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Climate Change and Insurance

Australia’s risk from a range of natural disasters including cyclones, bushfires, storms and floods is growing. 

If unmanaged, these risks could significantly damage homes, businesses and infrastructure and put lives at risk.

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What to expect in Storm Season in 2018-2019

Be prepared for Storm Season.

Severe storms can strike at any time and Queensland truly is a state that can be beautiful one moment and storming the next.

 

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Christmas and Forced Annual Leave

Forced annual leave over the Christmas Period. Is it legal?

With the holiday season upon us, many businesses shut down for the Christmas period leaving employees in limbo about their holiday arrangements

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What to do with unwanted Christmas gifts

Christmas is just around the corner and while they say it’s the thought that counts when it comes to gifts, you will inevitably end up with gifts you do not want. So what are your rights and responsibilities if you want to return gifts after Christmas?

 

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Amendments to Heavy Vehicle National Law - what does this mean?

Changes to the "Chain of Responsibility":  It doesn't matter if you actually drive the truck.

From 1 October 2018, a number of amendments to the Heavy Vehicle National Law 2012  (HVNL) came into effect. These amendments will significantly impact the existing ‘chain of responsibility’ (CoR) duties and the overall regulatory framework relating to the heavy vehicle transport supply and logistics chain.

 

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