The State Taxation Acts Amendment Bill 2019 was recently introduced to implement the 2019 Victorian Government budget announcements on State taxes. The Bill proposes to amend the dutiable transaction provisions by deeming an economic entitlement to be an interest in land, and the landholder provisions by deeming a landholder to include an entity that has an economic interest.Read more...
We've successfully defended an application for compensation in which a worker claimed to have sustained a psychological injury after he was threatened with being stood down without pay if he did not sign an updated company policy.Read more...
National Managing Partner Phillip Salem chats with The Australian's Legal Affairs Editor, Chris Merritt, about Sparkes' growth story.Read more...
05-06-19 | The Court of Appeal has published the reasons for its decision to quash Mr Gary Lavin's conviction and order a retrial of his case.
04-06-19 | We're proud to have had three finalists in this year's Partner of the Year Awards, celebrating outstanding performances by partners across individual practice areas.
31-05-19 | SafeWork SA has successfully prosecuted an individual for bullying a co-worker under a Category 1 Work Health and Safety offence.
30-05-19 | An employer's policies and procedures can be important in considering the circumstances in which action taken by an employer is considered to be discipline if the actions were not harsh and unreasonable.
29-05-19 | The Victorian 2019?20 State Budget was delivered on 27 May 2019, bringing with it a $16.6 million funding boost to WorkSafe Victoria.
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