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Change to casual employment arrangements

By: Cath Champion
8 July 2021

Recent amendments to the Federal Fair Work Act 2009 have changed the workplace entitlements and obligations for casual employees. The changes came into effect on 27 March...

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2020

Mahoneys Antony Harrison participates in ‘Starting in Private Practice’ webinar

By: Mahoneys
4 November 2020

Mahoneys Commercial Partner, Antony Harrison, was delighted to be invited to take part in ‘Starting in Private Practice’ – a webinar hosted by The Professional Medi...

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Reopening pools in a body corporate because of COVID-19

By: Todd Garsden
15 May 2020

Pools can now be reopened after 15 May 2020. The Queensland Government has released its roadmap to easing restrictions. As part of that roadmap, the first stage includes

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Management rights options and variations during COVID-19

By: Todd Garsden
5 May 2020

Many things have changed for bodies corporate and resident managers and how they manage their affairs in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. However, one issue that has not c...

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Liability for Building Defects

By: Ben Seccombe
1 May 2020

An issue that arises frequently in strata title buildings is building defects. Despite many laws being passed to help consumers with COVID-19 related issues, the responsi...

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Covid-19 – Residential Tenancies

By: Amy ODonnell
27 April 2020

We finally have some certainty in relation to the amended legislation for residential tenancies. Late on Wednesday night (22nd April 2020) the Queensland parliament passe...

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Body corporate cost cutting during COVID-19

By: Todd Garsden
23 April 2020

Body corporate levies are one of the first items of expenditure owners don’t pay in tough times. Committees need to be aware of this and the consequences of: reduci...

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Closing facilities in a body corporate

By: Todd Garsden
14 April 2020

It has been well publicised that bodies corporate must close their swimming pools. However, how that is to take place has been a practical issue begging more questions th...

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What health care practices should consider when engaging practitioners

By: Rhys Williamson
4 March 2020

There are a number of ways health care practices can structure their business and engage health care practitioners to work at their practice. Whatever option you decide w...

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2019

Guide to Health Privacy

By: Rhys Williamson
18 October 2019

Health service providers (including day hospitals, clinical physicians and diagnostic service providers) have obligations about their patient’s personal information und...

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2018

Medical practice structuring and home ownership

By: Antony Harrison
22 November 2018

Structuring your medical practice to protect the family home Are you a medical practitioner? Trading as a trust may be the best way to minimise your personal exposure in

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Vicarious liability

By: John Forde
30 January 2018

A common problem faced by employers is vicarious liability and their duty of care. A recent Supreme Court of Queensland decision acts as a timely reminder for our workpla...

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