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(Published in Focus On: Victoria, Vol 3 Pt 4 (Dec 2012) of Workplace Review) By Steven Moore, Barrister In August-September 2012, Victoria was the epicentre of the industrial confrontation which occurred between the CFMEU and the Grocon companies. Although that confrontation was played out at a number of sites in Victoria and elsewhere, its dramatic focus was at ...more
(Published in Child Support Update, Vol 2 Pt 3 (June 2012) of the Family Law Review) By Debbie Hayer Senior Advisor, Department of Human Services INTRODUCTION Child support is generally only payable by a biological or adoptive “parent” of the child. The Australian Government Department of Human Services cannot accept an application for a child ...more
The January 2013 Part of the Australian Intellectual Property Journal publishes the following material: “Section 18 of the Designs Act 2003: The neglected copyright/design overlap provision” – Janice Luck; “Plain packaging and the TRIPS Agreement: A response to Professors Davison, Mitchell and Voon” – Daniel Gervais; and “‘Public rights’ in copyright: What makes up Australia’s public domain?” – Graham Greenleaf and Catherine Bond.
The last Part of Volume 3 of the Workplace Review publishes an interesting mix of articles and sections. The articles discuss the role of the Federal Magistrates Court of Australia, arbitration and breach of fixed-term employment contracts. The sections include Focus on: Victoria, Book Reviews, The Last Word and Diary. Also included in this Part is an interview with ACTU President Ged Kearney and the winning article and first runner up from the McCallum Medal 2012.
The last Part of Volume 20 of the Insolvency Law Journal publishes a range of interesting articles and sections covering diverse topics such as investigations into assetless companies, the concept of discharge in English and Welsh personal insolvency law and Australian personal insolvency law, distribution from a mixed fund, Australian bankruptcy law, plus much more. Not to be missed!
The latest Part of EPLJ publishes the following articles: “Is the fox still guarding the henhouse? Mining and environmental protection in South Australia” – Paul Leadbeter and Dr Alexandra Wawryk; “Deliberative participation, environmental law and collaborative governance: Insights from surface and groundwater studies” – Cameron Holley and Darren Sinclair; “The silence of the plan: Will the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Ramsar Convention be implemented in the Murray-Darling Basin?” – Emma Carmody; and “Culpability versus liability: Is the polluter ultimately liable for cleaning up groundwater contamination in Victoria?” – Mia Louise Livingstone.
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal publishes two articles of interest. The first comes from Tómas Kennedy-Grant QC and discusses the concepts of good faith, unconscionability and reasonableness and how they apply to the various stages of the construction process. The second article is by Adrian Bellemore and looks at the implications of party and party costs as opposed to solicitor and client costs. There is also a large Report on Dura (Australia) Constructions Pty Ltd v Hue Boutique Living Pty Ltd (No 3).
(Published in Vol 1 Pt 4 (Dec 2012) of the Journal of Civil Litigation and Practice) By Damien Cremean If anyone researches the area of freedom of information (FOI) one will encounter nine different regimes – all dealing with the same subject: FOI. Although all deal with the same subject, each does so differently to the ...more
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr David Lindsay as General Editor for the Australian Intellectual Property Journal.
Dr Lindsay is an Associate Professor at Monash University, where he teaches copyright, intellectual property, cyberlaw and trusts.