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Our policy says otherwise: how should local councils categorise land for the purpose of rates?
Council must consider a landowner's objections, and should not dismiss them simply due to the contents of a policy.
Australia
15 Apr 2019
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Political donations for the March 2019 NSW state election: key reminders for business
Political donations are a topical issue and there may be reputational issues for NSW businesses who make a donation.
Australia
9 Mar 2019
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Can a model litigant run a different argument in a later case?
A model litigant must determine on a case-by-case basis when it is appropriate to adopt a different position on the law.
Australia
20 Aug 2018
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IBAC: Investigation of corruption in Victorian public sector: Past, present and future
The Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission (IBAC) recently celebrated its fifth birthday in Victoria.
Australia
11 Aug 2018
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New Victorian data sharing legislation set to impact public sector bodies
The article considers the impact of the Act on Victorian public sector bodies, opportunities created, and how to prepare.
Australia
5 Mar 2018
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Respecting and enhancing local character: Changes to NSW planning process on the way
Forthcoming changes to the NSW planning process include a circular to assist local councils to protect local character.
Australia
5 Mar 2018
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Supreme Court of Queensland pours cold water on local government utility charge
This recent court decision invalidating a utility charge for water should serve as a warning to other local governments.
Australia
31 Jan 2018
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Public misfeasance: What has intent got to do with it? (Part 1)
The question of a public officer's intent when enforcing a regulation has been sent to the High Court for consideration.
Australia
9 Jan 2018
9
Casual conversion provisions: What do they mean for Victorian government employment?
The wording of the applicable casual conversion clause in an award or enterprise agreement is critical for any employer.
Australia
9 Jan 2018
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Renewable energy opportunities to open up for Victorian government agencies
These GEO amendments will reduce the regulatory impost on government agencies to generate or supply renewable energy.
Australia
9 Jan 2018
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Talking about a resolution: Qld Supreme Court invalidates three years of Council rates
Given the Court's reasoning, other local governments should review rates and charges to check if they are also at risk.
Australia
16 Nov 2017
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Belcarra legislation aims to make major changes to conflict of interest rules for Queensland local councillors
This Bill implements recommendations of the CCC's recent inquiry into local government corruption and integrity issues.
Australia
31 Oct 2017
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When is a gift too much? New public policy framework provides welcome certainty in Victoria
The VPSC framework encourages public officials to query - who is offering the gift, benefit or hospitality, and, why?
Australia
13 Oct 2017
14
Key trends and lessons from Australian Royal Commissions and Inquiries
What lessons are drawn from research into the history and practice of Royal Commissions and other inquiries in Australia?
Australia
21 Jul 2017
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Queensland Supreme Court dismisses challenge to differential rates
This recent decision has reaffirmed the broad power of Queensland local governments to levy differential general rates.
Australia
22 Jun 2017
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The Drone Age: not even the sky is the limit for this changing regulatory landscape
The regulatory requirements for the operation of drones in Australia are the subject of a Senate Committee Inquiry.
Australia
27 Feb 2017
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The cost of an inaccurate planning certificate
Failure to supply accurate information may mean responsibility for loss suffered by an entity relying on the certificate.
Australia
13 Feb 2017
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Hung or hung out to dry? What fewer than 76 seats could mean for Australian business
The election results could present real challenges for business, as a hung parliament will create even more uncertainty.
Australia
6 Jul 2016
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Challenging unlawful local government rates in Queensland: What are the options for landowners?
Landowners should understand their options for challenging differential and special rates imposed by local government.
Australia
4 Jul 2016
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The Brexit vote: Potential implications for Australian businesses
Given the likely negative consequences of a Brexit, Australian businesses must hope that the status quo is maintained.
Australia
10 Jun 2016
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