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Employment & Workplace Relations| 13 Apr 2021
The ability of employees to work in multiple jobs raises some difficult issues right now, particularly in the disability, aged and health care sectors. We explore a recent Fair Work Commission case that highlights this difficulty.
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.
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| 27 Nov 2020
The Health Services Union has launched a case seeking to raise the minimum wages of all aged care employees covered by the Aged Care Award 2010 by 25%.