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Health & Community| 04 Mar 2021
The Final Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has been published and released by the Australian Government, as has the Government's press release in response. We provide commentary on the findings.
Discrimination & Equal Opportunity| 04 Mar 2021
In a post-COVID world, many of the flexibilities envisaged in the menstrual and menopausal leave policies implemented to date are now second nature for the workforce.
Health & Community| 12 Feb 2021
With the current debate on whether or not COVID-19 vaccines should become mandatory and vaccination programs underway in many countries, the question arises – who should be responsible for adverse events in relation to the vaccines?
Health & Community| 11 Feb 2021
In the event that an adult is incapable of consent and restrictive practices are required, who can consent to the restrictive practices? This issue was recently discussed in a case heard by the State Administrative Tribunal in Western Australia, MS  ...
Employment & Workplace Relations| 10 Feb 2021
In response to recommendation 35 of the Australian Human Rights Commission’s Respect@Work: Sexual Harassment National Inquiry Report 2020 and the #metoo movement, Safe Work Australia has released in-depth work health and safety (WHS) guidance to help persons undertaking a business ...