Private Health Insurance Reform – How will it affect you?

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 19, 2018 3:31:32 PM / by Alison Choy Flannigan posted in Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences

The Australian Government announced on 13 October 2017 a wide ranging package of reforms to make private health insurance simpler and more affordable for Australians.

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Voluntary Assisted Dying Laws Passed in Victoria

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 19, 2018 3:31:06 PM / by Alison Choy Flannigan and Sarah Spear posted in Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences

On 22 November 2017, the Victorian Government became the first State in Australia to pass voluntary assisted dying legislation which is due to commence in 2019.

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Corporate Governance Update for Not-for-profit Health and Aged care Providers

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 19, 2018 3:30:30 PM / by Alison Choy Flannigan posted in Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Third Sector: Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise

On 12 February 2018, the NSW Government released the report of former NSW Supreme Court Judge Patricia Bergin, SC  into the fundraising activities of RSL NSW, RSL Welfare and Benevolent Institution and RSL LifeCare.

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“Bikies, Brothels and now Bowsers?” Marketform Managing Agency Ltd v Amashaw Pty Ltd [2018] NSWCA 70

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 17, 2018 3:20:02 PM / by John Van de Poll and Olivia Puglisi posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Insurance

The NSW Court of Appeal has recently had occasion to apply the Stealth Enterprises v Calliden decision. 

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Holman Webb lawyers named in AFR Best Lawyers in Australia 2019

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 17, 2018 2:08:26 PM / by Holman Webb posted in Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Insurance, Workplace Relations, Dispute Resolution and Litigation

We are pleased to announce our sector focussed leading lawyers have been recognised in the 2019 Best Lawyers in Australia list as published in the Australian Financial Review.

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Welcome to the April 2018 edition of the Holman Webb Health Law Alert

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 12, 2018 10:32:35 AM / by Alison Choy Flannigan posted in Health, Aged Care & Life Sciences, Third Sector: Not-for-Profit and Social Enterprise

This Health Law Alert discusses issues such as:

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Holman Webb named finalists in four categories for the Australasian Law Awards 2018

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 26, 2018 1:58:24 PM / by Holman Webb posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Insurance, Dispute Resolution and Litigation

Holman Webb is delighted to announce that the firm has been named as finalists in the Australasian Law Awards 2018 in the following categories:

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Intention and mistake - every lease lawyer's nightmare come true

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 28, 2018 1:32:59 PM / by Corinne Attard posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Franchising & Retail, Property

A little proof-reading goes a long way

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A danger to public health and safety – franchise termination justified

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 22, 2018 1:23:10 PM / by Corinne Attard posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Franchising & Retail

The fairly dramatic facts surrounding the termination of a ‘Couriers Please’ franchise in a Victorian case last year shows the operational challenges of managing franchisees[1]. It also illustrated one of the lesser used grounds of immediate termination of a franchise – on the basis that the franchisee is operating the franchised business in a way that endangers public health and safety (Clause 29(1)(f) Franchising Code of Conduct).

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Promoting your business online: what to watch out for

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 12, 2018 10:44:51 AM / by Daniel Jepson posted in Business Corporate & Commercial, Media & Communications

Every business needs to have an online presence. Many use a variety of different platforms to promote themselves in new and innovative ways.

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