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JobKeeper Payments: Registration opened yesterday

The Federal Government has announced the JobKeeper Payment scheme to commence from 1 May 2020. This is a wage subsidy of $1,500 per fortnight, per eligible employee to eligible businesses affected by...

FREE DOWNLOADABLE: Working from Home Checklist

In the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, more employees are working from home than ever.  Working from home can present OH&S risks.  As an employer, you have a legal obligation to ensure...

Can I get out of my contract due to COVID-19?

At the time of writing this article, the Australian Government is continuing to announce increasing measures to shut down businesses, including many retailers, in order to slow or cease the spread of...

ACCC’s focus for 2020 – are you it?

On 25 February 2020, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission released its Compliance and Enforcement Policy for 2020. There are a number of key priority areas that the ACCC has id...

Latest Development in Digital Platforms Regulation

On 10 February 2020, the Treasurer, the Hon Josh Frydenberg MP, issued the Competition and Consumer (Price Inquiry – Digital Advertising Services) Direction 2020 (Direction). The Direction author...