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What can I do if I am being bullied at work?

Before you can take any legal steps to address the behaviour of a bully, you must first be sure that the behaviour is in fact considered bullying. What is Workplace Bullying? A relatively simple definition of bullying can be found in section 789FD(1) of the Fair Work Act. A worker is bullied at work if: …

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Copyright and Building Plans – Warning to Homeowners

If you are a Homeowner wanting to find the right Builder to build your dream home, where do you start? Some Homeowners have a pre-existing layout of how they want their home to be built and want to shop around from Builder to Builder to get the best value for money. So, what do you …

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JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme – What is it & Am I Eligible?

JobMaker in a Nutshell JobMaker is Federal Government Scheme that commenced on 7 October 2020 designed to encourage the creation of jobs in the post-JobKeeper economy. In essence, the JobMaker scheme is available to employers for each now job created until 6 October 2022 for which the employer hires an eligible employee. If an employer …

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How to Protect Your Cryptocurrencies in NSW

As of 2021, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin, Binancecoin and Dogecoin are taking the world by storm. Many people have invested in these assets over the past few years and recent booms means that they have significantly increased the value of their assets which is great! However, what people have not come to realise …

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Can a Casual Employee bring an Unfair Dismissal Claim?

Who is a Casual Employee? According to section 15A of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the “Act”), “a person is a casual employee of an employer if an offer of employment made by the employer to the person is made on the basis that the employer makes no firm advance commitment to continuing and …

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What happens in AVO proceedings

When an Application for an Apprehended Violence Order is made by the NSW Police or by a person privately to the Court, it starts proceedings before the Local Court of NSW. It is important to note from the outset that an Apprehended Violence Order is not a criminal charge and it does not affect your …

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Why it is important for a Builder to have their Building Contract reviewed.

For a Builder entering into a Building Contract with a Homeowner, it is a long-term, expensive commitment. It should then make sense to have a professional spend some time reviewing that Building Contract and provide advice before you sign. This way, you are able to familiarise yourself with the Building Contract and the general building …

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Why it is important for a Homeowner to have their Building Contract reviewed before signing?

For a Homeowner entering into a Building Contract with a Builder, it is a long-term, expensive commitment. It should then make sense to have a professional spend some time reviewing that Building Contract and provide advice before you sign. This way, you are able to familiarise yourself with the Building Contract and the general building …

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FAQ’s- Purchasing a Property

What is Private Treaty? This is a standard residential property transaction. This is when the vendor, or home owner sets the price they would like to sell their property for and their real estate agent negotiates individual with the purchaser to achieve a sale as close this the asking price as possible.   What is …

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Cappello v Hammond & Simonds NSW Pty Ltd (2020/255825)

A fantastic win for Mr Atul Singh in this Court of Appeal. You can read the full judgement here.

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