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If you are a victim of gay conversion therapy and have suffered psychological or psychiatric injury, seek legal advice.
Whether or not a SA sub-contactor is a 'worker' and has a contract of service, will depend upon the facts of each case.
By Mal Byrne
Schools must have a policy to deal with bullying, and must fully enforce that policy every time an incident is reported.
By Mal Byrne
If your same sex partner dies and leaves you out of the Will, a "domestic partner" will have standing to challenge.
By Mark Gowans
As our economy slows, now more than ever contractors need experienced advisers who provide rapid responses to recover debts from delinquent debtors. Businesses can no longer afford to allow debtors extended credit terms. TGB have a team of experienced lawyers who provide commercial and cost-effective debt recovery solutions to get your debts reduced putting the money back into your business not your debtor’s business. The following is a brief overview of debt recovery procedures in South Aust
By Mal Byrne
The WorkCover Corporation has just made an important change to their policy on how contested death claims are to be resolved. Section 44 of the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 now allows a dependent spouse or domestic partner to claim a lump sum payment of compensation where a worker dies as a result of a compensable disability.
Effective 1 April 2009, significant changes to the way a worker’s entitlements to lump sum compensation for permanent disability are assessed, took effect.
By Morry Bailes, Richard Yates
At six hundred and eight pages, the Fair Work Act is no light reading and what follows is a brief summary of the major changes.
By John Swift
The Commonwealth Parliament has recently passed the Family Law Amendments (De Facto Financial Matters and Other Measures) Act 2008. The legislation brings de facto relationship property division under the Family Law Act.
By Rod Foster Jones
The standard Law Society of South Australia Contract for the Sale and Purchase of Land is representative of those used in most jurisdictions in Australia in that a vendor who terminates due to the purchaser’s default either prior to or at settlement may at their option:
By Rod Foster Jones
After a decade, the Supreme Court has revisited the only major case on cooling-off and has decided in a split decision that a purchaser's knowledge and conduct is relevant in determining whether the purchaser has an ongoing right to cool off where the Vendor's Statement is defective. Rod Foster Jones from Tindall Gask Bentley reports on the case and its consequences.
By John Swift
On June 1 2007, South Australia's Domestic Partners Property Act (DPPA) came into operation. For the first time it allows for the resolution of property disputes between same-sex couples whose domestic partnership had dissolved.
By Morry Bailes
Under the Workers Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1986 ("the Act"), if a worker has suffered noise-induced hearing Loss as a result of employment, he or she is potentially entitled to be compensated by way of a lump sum for binaural hearing loss.