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New Mandatory Data Breach Laws to Commence Feb 2018

Published on August 24, 2017

The Australian Government has introduced new legislation to strengthen the protection of privacy and personal…

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Higher Damages Awarded Recently for Victims of Sexual Harassment

Published on April 20, 2017

All employers in Australia are responsible for maintaining health and safety in their workplaces. This…

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Rights, Obligations and Risks Associated with Fundraising and Donations

Published on November 13, 2016

When a church organisation runs a fundraiser or receives donations, it comes with a lot…

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Obligations and Risks Associated with Running Op Shops

Published on November 9, 2016

A not-for-profit Opportunity Shop can provide a good way to generate some extra income and…

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New Child Safe Standards to be Implemented by 1st January 2017

Published on September 9, 2016

New compulsory minimum standards for child safety and protection were introduced on 1st January 2016…

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New Law in Victoria Makes it Compulsory to Report Child Sex Abuse

Published on August 15, 2016

Recently we posted an article on the ‘failure to protect’ legislation introduced by the Victorian…

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Child Sex Abuse and ‘Failure to Protect’ Legislation

Published on May 27, 2016

The Victorian Parliament’s Family and Community Development Committee recently produced a document titled ‘Betrayal of…

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Preventing Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment in Your Organisation

Published on May 26, 2016

Under Federal and State anti-discrimination laws and the Fair Work Act, Australian employers are charged…

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Are You Aware of When it is Lawful (or Not) to Dismiss an Employee?

Published on March 27, 2016

Sometimes owners or managers of businesses or organisations complain about being ‘stuck’ with an unsuitable…

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Re-iterating the Importance of Protecting Children from Abuse

Published on February 24, 2016

Some time ago we published an article on the necessity of making your church organisation…

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