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Club Rules – Both sides need to play fairly

Club Rules – Both sides need to play fairly

Social and sporting clubs are an important part of many Australian communities. To ban a person from a Club can have ramifications not only for the individual concerned, but also for the Club itself as the recent decision of Gould v Isis Club Incorporated [2015] QSC 253 demonstrates.

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Do you really want to sue someone?

Do you really want to sue someone?

Those that have been involved in the process of suing another party will tell you it is an unpleasant experience, even if you win your case. Some question if there is a winner in litigation, other than the lawyers.

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Wills - Legal advice is Paramount

Wills - Legal advice is Paramount

Wills are an integral part of estate planning, yet many Australians do not have a Will. Wills, generally speaking, are a relatively inexpensive way of making sure your assets pass to those you would like to receive those gifts.

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Who owns copyright in advertisements that you pay for?

Who owns copyright in advertisements that you pay for?

Copyright laws in Australia protect a range of ‘works’ such as literary, dramatic, artistic and musical works. However, a problem arises when you pay an advertising agency to create an advertisement for your business.

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Medical Assessment Tribunal must consider ALL the evidence

Medical Assessment Tribunal must consider ALL the evidence

If you are injured in a workplace incident, and lodge a Workers Compensation claim, you may ultimately have to present before the Medical Assessment Tribunal (MAT).

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Consequences for Directors Shirking Responsibilities

Consequences for Directors Shirking Responsibilities

Benjamin Franklin said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes”. It seems that tax reform is on the agenda for government at both State and Federal level. It is certainly something that is never far from the lips of people in business, whether big or small.

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