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National Defamation Reform – in effect July 1, 2021

National Defamation Reform – in effect July 1, 2021

Aims of the Defamation Reform:   The Defamation law reform legislation comes into effect on 1 July 2021. The purpose of this reform is to more proficiently balance public interest protections particularly in relation to individual reputations / freedom of...

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Top 5 mistakes business owners make… and how to avoid them

Top 5 mistakes business owners make… and how to avoid them

As a small business owner, you no doubt have a lot on your plate. Depending on the size of your business, you probably wear a lot of different hats too, from CEO and CFO through to marketing manager and book-keeper. So what are some of the common mistakes small...

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Cryptocurrency and Tax Time

Cryptocurrency and Tax Time

The ATO has become aware that some taxpayers think that the anonymity of cryptocurrencies provides a licence to ignore their tax obligations, and are therefore not reporting their cryptocurrency capital gains or losses. However the ATO is able to closely track where...

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Don’t make these mistakes with your Will and Estate Planning

Don’t make these mistakes with your Will and Estate Planning

If you’ve been thinking about making a will please know that it is critical to obtain accurate and correct professional advice. The thought of not being able to provide for your family when you’re no longer here can be difficult for most people to contemplate; if your...

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News for Small to Medium Businesses

News for Small to Medium Businesses

Important changes to Casual Employment Recent changes to the Fair Work Act now require small business employers (fewer than 15 employees) to provide existing casual employees (employed before 27 March 2021) a copy of the Casual Employment Information Statement (CEIS)...

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Read this before buying any block of land

Read this before buying any block of land

One of the biggest investments you’ll likely make in your lifetime is buying a block of land, so it makes sense to protect yourself and do your due diligence. Don’t always believe what you’re being told, particularly if you’re buying land in a rural setting. Here are...

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Domestic Violence Training for Family Court Judges

The Australian Family Law Courts have announced a number of new initiatives to be rolled out across the country, aimed at helping to address the shameful prevalence of family violence in our communities. The Safe & Together Institute from the USA has been engaged...

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Important Changes for Casual Employment

Are you across the latest changes to the Fair Work Act regarding casual employees? Recent changes to the Fair Work Act now require small business employers (fewer than 15 employees) to provide existing casual employees (employed before 27 March 2021) a copy of the...

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