The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released Practical Compliance Guideline 2016/5 (PCG 2016/5) to assist trustees of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) in structuring limited recourse borrowing arrangements (LRBAs), where the borrowing is provided by a related party.
Hospitals and medical specialists can make mistakes, with potentially serious consequences for the patient. We outline one such case that led to a significant compensation payment.
How accident victims can claim for care and assistance.
Advances in CCTV cameras, computer monitoring and GPS vehicle tracking have made surveillance more prevalent in the workplace. Employers must be aware of their obligations to protect the rights of an employee to privacy in the workplace.
An argument that people suffering from work-related psychological illness deserve more recognition and support.
How the Hague Convention is applied to international child custody battles.
Advice for people called to give evidence in Family Court cases.
A recent case which has changed the way courts look at “special skills” contributions when dividing assets in a family breakdown.
The case of a former sex worker who had her claim for de facto status rejected.
A recent case which has changed the way in which sperm donors are viewed.
The reality of equal parental responsibility after family break-ups.
Changes to the Family Law Act to provide better protection from violence and abuse.
An outline of the Mandatory Alcohol Interlock program for repeat drink driving offenders.
The Workers Compensation Act 1987 allows injured workers to claim lump sum amounts from their employer or insurer, but is it right for everyone?
The taxation implications in disposal of assets after divorce.
In this article, we look at the issue of liability when people are injured in falls in public places.
In this article, we outlines how accident victims can qualify for compensation for pain and suffering.
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An outline of the steps cyclists can take if injured in a road accident.
Some common sense tips on Why are Binding Death Benefit Nominations so difficult?
In this week’s LAW MATTERS column, we argue that the NSW Government’s Lifetime Care & Support Scheme does not adequately meet the needs of people who are injured in motor vehicle accidents
Collaborative Family Law as an alternative to more confrontational ways of dealing with family breakdown and divorce.