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COVID-19, Vaccinations and the Workplace –  What Employers Need to Know

In light of the recent extended lockdown in Sydney, and the new short lockdown in Melbourne, the question again arises in relation to whether an employer can require its workers to be vaccinated against the COVID‑19 virus.

There are a myriad of discretionary issues for an employer to step through in determining whether it can direct its workers to be vaccinated; as well as what steps an employer can take if the worker refuses to follow such a direction.


Holman Webb Listed as Finalist - Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2021

Holman Webb Lawyers is proud to relay that the firm has been listed as a finalist in two categories in the Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards 2021:

  • Law Firm of the Year
  • Insurance Team of the Year

Click through for more information on this year's finalists, and upcoming winner announcements.


Five Lawyers Included in The Best Lawyers in Australia - 2022 Edition

Holman Webb is pleased to announce that five lawyers have been included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in Australia.


Remember: Your Personal Information is of Value to Others

HealthEngine, an online booking engine and review platform for medical practises has been hit with a $2.9M fine for sharing the non-clinical personal information of 135,000 patients.


What are we Learning From Royal Commissions and Inquiries?

Working steadily with broad coercive powers, numerous and highly visible Royal Commissions in Australia have uncovered shocking examples of corrupted cultures in organisations that must be concentrating the minds of directors everywhere.


Podcast: Let's Talk About Governance
Friday 1 February 2019 posted in Health Aged Care & Life Sciences

New Aged Care Quality Standard 8 states that an Approved Provider’s governing body is accountable for the delivery of safe and quality care and services.  In this podcast Alison Choy Flannigan (formerly Holman Webb), Brendan Moore (LASA), Catherine Maxwell (Governance Institute) and Rueben Sakey (IRT) discuss the responsibilities of the Board of an Approved Provider, what is required to prove compliance with the new governance standard and a case study on improving governance. This Podcast is particularly relevant in light of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.


Podcast: Let's talk about the New Aged Care Quality Standards
Wednesday 30 January 2019 / by Holman Webb and LASA posted in Health Aged Care & Life Sciences

Approved Providers will be assessed against the New Aged Care Quality Standards from 1 July 2019. In this podcast Alison Choy Flannigan (formerly Holman Webb), Brendan Moore (LASA), Catherine Maxwell (Governance Institute) and Rueben Sakey (IRT) discuss what is different. It includes a case study on new Standard 3 concerning Personal care and clinical care and some of the challenges in proving compliance. This Podcast from Holman Webb and LASA is particularly relevant in light of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.


Tuesday 18 September 2018 / by Alison Choy Flannigan posted in Health Aged Care & Life Sciences

Welcome to the September 2018 edition of the Health Law Alert with a timely article on "The Royal Commission into Aged Care - What it means to Approved Providers, their Boards and Management".


Saturday 23 June 2018 / by Alison Choy Flannigan posted in Business, Corporate & Commercial Health Aged Care & Life Sciences

Published in the Holman Webb Health Law Bulletin, June 2018 edition.


Saturday 23 June 2018 / by Alison Choy Flannigan posted in Health Aged Care & Life Sciences

Published in the Holman Webb Health Law Bulletin, June 2018 edition.


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