July 1, 2015

OVERVIEW TO UNFAIR DISMISSAL

Introduction to unfair dismissal What is an ‘unfair dismissal’? Unfair dismissal is defined under s 386 of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (“the Act”). Section […]
July 1, 2015

National Credit Code

Presumption of Credit Code – Bank of QLD v Dutta [2010] NSWSC 574 Section 13 of the National Credit Code (“Credit Code”) creates a presumption for […]
June 22, 2015

Describing your collateral under the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (“PPSA”) – what is required?

Nearly every person who has completed a registration on the Personal Property Securities Register will tell you that they were not 100% sure of what box […]
June 11, 2015

When it pays not to have a security interest

(Dura (Australia) Constructions Pty Ltd v Hue Boutique Living Pty Ltd & Ors [2014] VSCA 326)  Imagine that you have been appointed Receiver over a company […]
May 26, 2015

Employment Awards under review – How will you be effected?

There are currently 123 Modern Awards in Australia. Awards are categorised according to specific industry and/or job type and apply to employees who are not covered […]