Applicants for both Skilled and Humanitarian visas (as well as certain other visas) are entitled to include their immediate family as additional visa applicants. Thus, a migrant may be granted a subclass 482 (Temporary Skills Shortage) visa. This is a common employer sponsored visa where the applicant has skills that their employer has not been
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In light of the recent ACT Court of Appeal judgment relating to a ‘slip and fall’ accident in the ACT and our article covering that judgment, this article discusses a ‘trip and fall’ accident which occurred in NSW. Although the facts and mechanism of the accident are different in the NSW case, both cases turned
Ms Buljat went to a Coles store on 23 September 2017, and she fell after slipping on a grape at the premises. She brought a claim against Coles alleging that it failed to take reasonable precautions against the risk of injury arising as a result of potential slipping hazards on the floor in the area
Trade promotions are a crucial aspect of marketing and sales strategies for many businesses and can help to build brand awareness and increase sales. However, there are various legal requirements for a business to keep in mind when running a trade promotion. This article provides an overview of what trade promotions are, how they work,
Navigating the Legal Landscape: AI Tools in Law Practice - Benefits and Risks In an era marked by rapid technological advancements, the legal field is undergoing a transformative shift through the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) tools like ChatGPT. These tools offer a range of promising benefits along with potential risks, influencing the practice of
When applying to extend a family violence order, there are several important factors to consider when ensuring the safety and protection of affected parties. Family violence orders are typically issued under various state and territory laws, so the specific requirements and processes vary; however, there are some general considerations that you should consider: 1. Evidence
In something of a surprise announcement, the Australian Government has instituted a direct pathway to Australian citizenship for New Zealand citizens living in Australia. From 1 July 2023, any New Zealand citizen living in Australia for four or more years will be eligible to apply for Australian citizenship. By way of background, any New Zealand
The Hospitality and Restaurant industries are known for their fast-paced environments with not a moment to spare. Yet, when it comes to payment of staff, it’s important to slow down and ensure that there is compliance with the Award requirements. This is particularly so noting that there have been recent changes to the Award and
With tax time right around the corner, it is important as an employer or employee/contractor to consider what is income and your obligations with the Australian Tax Office (ATO). Particularly from an employment perspective, sometimes it can be unclear what exactly income is, especially if a remuneration package includes benefits that are not just money.