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If a person dies without leaving a will, they are said to die intestate. Intestacy may occur in a number of circumstances and is not limited to situations in which a person fails to make a will. Intestacy may occur where: The Will is not valid because it...read more
The Road Transport Amendment (Driver Licence Disqualification) Bill 2017 will bring about significant changes to our existing driver disqualification laws. If passed, the Bill will amend the Road Transport Act 2013 with respect to driver licence...read more
Some NSW motorists will receive refunds of up to $125 on their green slips, as the state government overhauls the compulsory third party insurance scheme. Sydney motorists, who pay the most for green slips, will pocket refunds averaging $70, while country...read more
Attorney-General George Brandis has named Chief Judge John Pascoe as the new Chief Justice of the Family Court. However the appointment comes just 14 months before he reaches the mandatory retirement age of 70. Chief Judge Pascoe has already served for 13...read more
Consider the following scenario: A worker injures themselves at work, just going about their business, doing their normal duties. They see a doctor, and the doctor tells them that they hurt themselves at work because they are in an unsafe workplace. So...read more
The penalty rates cut is here to stay, as unions lose their legal bid to overturn the Fair Work Commission’s decision to slash rates for retail and hospitality workers. The Federal Court dismissed a case brought by United Voice and the Shop, Distributive...read more