Supplying Services or Goods and Services to Consumers? You Must Read This! New Mandatory Requirements for Warranties against Service Defects

New requirements Recent amendments to the Competition and Consumer Regulations 2010(Cth)now require businesses to include the prescribed form and content of warranty when providing a warranty against defects for the supply of services. This includes circumstances where goods and services are provided in unison. T...

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Date posted: 2019-03-04 | Comments(0)


Reverse Onus of Proof is on Employers Who Do Not Keep Proper Books and Records

In the first use of laws enacted to close a ‘loophole’ in employee underpayment cases, the Fair Work Ombudsman (“FWO”) commenced proceedings against A & K Property Services Pty Ltd (“A & K”) and three of its directors; alleging breaches of the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (“the A...

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Date posted: 2019-02-13 | Comments(0)


Time is running out! Have you checked your PPSA Registrations?

January 2019 marks 7 years since the commencement of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) (PPSA) and the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR).From 31 January 2019, registrations that were undertaken on or around the commencement of the PPSR are at risk of ...

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Date posted: 2019-01-14 | Comments(0)


GPA Law Co-Presents with Geoffrey McDonald at Accountants Seminar

Gavin Parsons & Associates recently proudly co-presented with Counsel, Geoffrey McDonald at Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand.The event was attended by accountants, lawyers and insolvency practitioners. The solicitors from our firm that presented were: Gavin Parsons, Daniel Rappoport and Ryan Owens...

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Date posted: 2018-11-27 | Comments(0)


Third Party Liability under the FWA

In a landmark Court ruling last year, EZY Accounting (“EZY”) was found to have contravened the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) (the“Act”) by its involvement in its client, a Japanese fast food restaurant, underpaying its staff in breach of the relevant Award (Fair Work Ombudsma...

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Date posted: 2018-11-27 | Comments(0)


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