06-12-16 | The National Transport Commission has recently conducted a review and issued a discussion paper in response to the transport ministers' concerns around the investigative and enforcement powers within the Heavy Vehicle National Law.
05-12-16 | The NSW State Government has introduced the Retail Leases Amendment (Review) Bill 2016 to Parliament to amend the Retail Leases Act 1994. The Bill further outlines the rights and obligations of landlords and tenants and, if passed, will present greater restrictions for lessors of retail tenancies.
02-12-16 | Queensland Parliament has passed the Industrial Relations Bill 2016, which introduces significant reforms to the State IR framework, aligning it with the federal framework. The legislation provides State and local government employees with a range of new workplace protections, including anti-bullying protections and general protections.
29-11-16 | The Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) sets out specific requirements for entities applying for admission to the official exchange list. Generally, an ASX listing can be achieved through an initial public offering (IPO) or a compliance listing, which doesn't require capital to be raised.
24-11-16 | Workplace policy was expected to be at the forefront of both major parties' election campaigns, but this was not the case. As the Coalition only claimed a small majority of seats in the House of Representatives and the Senate in the election, they may encounter some difficulties in passing workplace legislation to meet their mandated pre-election policies.
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