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06 December 2019

Weber v Greater Hume Shire Council [2019] NSWCA 74

The following NSW Court of Appeal decision highlights the importance of councils and businesses to consider their duty of care and take reasonable care to avoid the risk of personal injury or property loss caused by the escape of a fire. 

Publication
06 December 2019

The end of year staff party is a great way to show employees your appreciation for their hard work during the year, and builds team morale.  However, the Christmas party often brings with it some avoidable issues.

Without being labelled “the fun police”, employers can follow these simple tips to make the party a fun night for everyone, including management!

Publication
21 November 2019

Since the announcement of the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse, many NSW non-government schools have been uneasy about whether they may inadvertently breach Section 83C of the Education Act if required to make a funding contribution (Funding Contribution) under the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act (2018) (Cth).

From 11 October 2019, the Education Regulation 2017 (NSW) was amended to allow non-government schools to make redress payments without contravening Section 83C provided they can demonstrate that they did not use government financial assistance to make a Funding Contribution.

News
12 November 2019

We are pleased to announce that Makinson d’Apice has been recognised in the 2019 Doyles’ Guide as a First Tier Medical Negligence & Malpractice Law Firm (Defendant) in NSW, one of only three firms.

Lesley Bush, Sarah Henry and Nicholas Regener have been ranked as Leading and Recommended Medical Negligence & Malpractice Lawyers (Defendant) in NSW.

Publication
by Rosemary Patti and Alex Kohn
06 December 2019

The end of year staff party is a great way to show employees your appreciation for their hard work during the year, and builds team morale.  However, the Christmas party often brings with it some avoidable issues.

Without being labelled “the fun police”, employers can follow these simple tips to make the party a fun night for everyone, including management!

Publication
by Bill d'Apice and 2 others
21 November 2019

Since the announcement of the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse, many NSW non-government schools have been uneasy about whether they may inadvertently breach Section 83C of the Education Act if required to make a funding contribution (Funding Contribution) under the National Redress Scheme for Institutional Child Sexual Abuse Act (2018) (Cth).

From 11 October 2019, the Education Regulation 2017 (NSW) was amended to allow non-government schools to make redress payments without contravening Section 83C provided they can demonstrate that they did not use government financial assistance to make a Funding Contribution.

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