04/08/2020

Redundancy & COVID-19

The current pandemic is having a significant impact on the Australian economy, as governments force businesses to close, having a dramatic flow-on effect for employees. If your workplace is facing..

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22/07/2020

Important changes to JobKeeper from September 2020

On 21 July 2020 the Australian Government announced that JobKeeper will be modified and extended through to 28 March 2021. These changes will have a huge impact on employees in..

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29/06/2020

Students for public interest at MLC

Pictured: Public Interest student Marcus James and Managing Principal Solicitor Vasili Maroulis Marrickville Legal Centre has welcomed 9 law students as part of its pilot student placement program. The program takes place over 12 weeks as part..

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28/05/2020

Duty Lawyer Service saves courts time and money

Court proceedings can be daunting. For those who do not have the financial means to seek private legal representation, or who may be unfamiliar with the nuances of the legal..

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30/04/2020

Night at the legal advice clinic

Our state-wide Youth Legal Service (YLS) runs weekly advice clinics on Monday evenings. Recently the advice clinic has shifted how it operates to advise vulnerable young people, many of whom..

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24/04/2020

COVID-19 & laws on spitting and coughing

There are new laws in force in New South Wales relating to spitting and coughing because of the COVID-19 pandemic[1]. These laws may result in very serious penalties. The offenceIt..

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