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.
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.
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.
The NSW Court of Appeal has recently had occasion to apply the Stealth Enterprises v Calliden decision.
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.
This Health Law Alert discusses issues such as:
Holman Webb is delighted to announce that the firm has been named as finalists in the Australasian Law Awards 2018 in the following categories:
A little proof-reading goes a long way
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. 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).
Every business needs to have an online presence. Many use a variety of different platforms to promote themselves in new and innovative ways.