Legal Developments

Privacy Law

Clarity needed on privacy laws

The privacy battle between Ben Grubb and Telstra has highlighted the lack of clarity around the definition of metadata and scope of personal information. The Privacy Commissioner’s determination has brought the issue from the political arena into the public eye.

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Construction Contract

Commercially Sensible Contracting

As a developer, principal or contractor, have you ever been in the position of having instructed your lawyers to prepare your construction contract, and get it back uncertain of exactly what the risk allocation in it is.

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Health and Safety

Health and safety assurance

In June 2017 I will be speaking at the AUSA Conference in Hobart, Tasmania on the topic of health and safety reporting: Health and safety performance indicators: Measuring activity, providing assurance or undermining safety.

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SolarPower

Why should one solar home receive less than another solar home?

What is a reasonable Feed-in Tariff (FiT) and why should a solar household in Bundanoon receive less than a solar household in Ballarat?

From July 2017, Victorian solar households will see a rise in the mandated minimum FiT. While this is good news for Victorians, residents of other states are left to compare and negotiate a FiT from their retailer. As a result, many are left with a less than fair and reasonable FiT.

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