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Employment Issues – Undisclosed Criminal Record

Filed under: Employment Law - Employer Perspective, Discrimination, Workplace Privacy, Human Rights

From time to time, clients have asked whether they can terminate an employee’s employment on the basis that they have discovered that when the employee...

Keeping a low profile

Filed under: Media Law, Privacy & Surveillance, Human Rights

You were aware of someone there with a video camera

Insurance and Reinsurance

Filed under: Human Rights

A recent Federal Court decision has provided some guidance for insurers on the interpretation of the exemption for insurance found in section 46 of the...

Case Summary of Re Alex: Treatment for Gender Identity Dysphoria

Filed under: Divorce, Human Rights

This is a detailed case summary of Re Alex: Hormonal Treatment For Gender Identity Dysphoria [2004] FamCA 297. This summary has been prepared by the Family...

The NSW Civil Liability Act and Community Participation Events

Filed under: Contract Drafting & Disputes, Children, Entertainment, Sports, Leisure, Human Rights

Following the demise of HIH and the enactment of New South Wales's Civil Liability Act ("CLA") specialist insurance solicitors at Abbott Tout increasingly...

Aussie Rules? It's a Girls' Game

Filed under: Entertainment, Sports, Leisure, Human Rights

In May 2003, a junior Australian Rules football league in the Melbourne suburbs banned a 13-year-old footballer from playing in its competition. Not for...

Disability discrimination imbalance

Filed under: Industrial Relations, Human Rights

The High Court has endorsed a balanced view to discrimination complaints in accepting that a school is entitled to rely on bad behaviour to exclude a difficult...

The ongoing cost of restructuring

Filed under: Banking & Finance, Business Bankruptcy & Insolvency, Business & Commercial Law, Employment Law - Worker Perspective, Employment Law - Employer Perspective, Human Rights

Controversy continues to surround restructuring as a means of reducing union influence in the workplace. Jamie Wells reviews a Federal Court decision involving...

Where ethics and law collide

Filed under: Human Rights

Recovery for the damages of rearing a healthy but unplanned or unwanted child poses moral, ethical and legal questions of the most difficult kind. According...

The Family Court's Decision on the Indefinite Detention of Children: B and B and Minister for Immigration

Filed under: Divorce, Human Rights, Immigration

This summary has been prepared by the Family Court to help explain the decision in B and B and Minister for Immigration & Multicultural & Indigenous...

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