October 21, 2020

Are you or is someone in your family currently living in a granny flat?

Recently, the Morrison Government announced as part of the 2020-21 Budget that there will be a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) exemption for granny flat arrangements where a formal written agreement exists....

September 9, 2020

Last month, the High Court rejected a decision in the Full Court of the Federal Court in regard to calculating entitlements to paid personal leave. This case is significant in that it highlights exactly how this type of leave is acquired and what specifies a ‘day’, cla...

61% of households in Australia own pets, According to Animal Medicines Australia, and most people consider their dog or cat as a member of their family .

So what happens when the family is broken up through divorce or separation.  Who has custody over their pets and how...

The Fair Work Commission (FWC) has announced that the minimum wage will be increasing by 1.75% and will apply to all Modern Awards. The National Minimum Wage (NMW) will be $753.80 or $19.84 per hour (an hourly increase of 35 cents). In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, t...

June 11, 2020

We understand that consulting a lawyer for legal support can be a daunting prospect, particularly if you’ve never had to do so before. And it can be hard to navigate the process, to ensure you are getting the best value from your experience and will reach the desired o...

May 28, 2020

Wills are vital to ensure that all your affairs are appropriately managed, and all your wishes are upheld. However, while establishing a Will is important, it’s not a ‘set and forget’, it is equally as important to ensure your Will is maintained. Updating these documen...

May 26, 2020

Recently, the President of the Fair Work Commission (FWC) released a statement regarding the FWC’s JobKeeper response to COVID-19. This article aims to highlight the key changes that might impact your workplace.

JobKeeper Enabling Directions

The Fair Work Act was tempora...

April 24, 2020

We are living in unprecedented times. With a rise in Family Law and domestic violence cases as our out of home movements and activities become more restricted and strain on our mental and economic well-being increases, understanding the changes being made in Australia...

April 7, 2020

Changes to the Fair Work Act  - 7 April 2020

On 7 April 2020, the Attorney-General Christian Porter announced a Government draft outlining three temporary key changes to the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (FWA) to adapt to the current situation regarding COVID-19....

March 31, 2020

Did you know that up to 97% of court matters are resolved through a mediated settlement? So why not avoid the litigation process and mediate? 

In light of Sunday night's announcements from the Prime Minister, the uncertainty that now stands for commercial landlords and...

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