As we move into the final stages of winter, the cacophony of coughs and dripping of noses is intensifying in many Australian workplaces....read more
This set of proposals doesn’t cover as many difficult topics as the previous ones on by-laws and lot entitlements but it does have some interesting recommendations....read more
The alleged “forced” resignations of two senior AFL officials last week after disclosing affairs with co-workers has again sparked public debate about the legal issues and consequences surrounding workplace romances:...read more
The Fair Work Commission has ruled that additional flexibility in part-time rostering is not necessary in order for aged care and community service providers to meet their obligations under the NDIS.
Hynes Legal listed as leading law firm in Doyles Guides Leading Health and Aged Care Firms - Queensland 201729 Jun
Hynes Legal listed as a tier one firm in Doyles Guide’s “Leading Health and Aged Care Firms – Queensland, 2017.
Budgeting for expenditure (particularly over the long term) is more an art than a science, but every body corporate must have budgets for their administration and sinking funds.
The value of the Federal Penalty Unit is set to increase by approximately 15% from 1 July 2017.
In last week’s budget, the Government announced measures aimed to encourage older Australians to downsize. The Government has stated the intention of the incentive is to help free up property supply for younger families (which we suspect is to try and ease pressure on housing prices).
The body corporate lost again. All bodies corporate regulated by the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997 in Queensland have a statutory obligation to act reasonably. This is imposed by section 94.
Hynes Legal is proud to announce that three of the firm’s team members have, once again, featured in The Best Lawyers in Australia for 2017/18.
The WA Coroner has released a report following an inquest into the death of care of a home care recipient.
The San Francisco based home sharing juggernaut just keeps growing. It is affecting accommodation supply worldwide, but also in our little part of the planet.
In a landmark decision the Fair Work Commission today ruled that existing Sunday penalty rates in Hospitality and Retail Awards no longer achieve modern award objectives and do not provide a fair and relevant safety net.
- Mandatory Data Breach Reporting22 Feb
- Proposed BCCM Act review recommendations announced12 Feb
- New smoke alarm requirements from 1 January10 Jan
- Opposing resolutions without dissent - the final say12 Oct
- Lot entitlements - Can you unscramble the egg?10 Oct
- Christmas is approaching - is it time to give notice?07 Oct
- Industrial relations considerations in outsourcing and offshoring05 Oct
- Eyewitness account was not sufficient proof of elder abuse 20 Sep
- The golden rules of by-law enforcement 14 Sep
- The dead hand of government in aged care reform 13 Sep
- FWO cracking down on employment conditions in the aged care and disability service industries – it's time to get your house in order!12 Sep
- Domestic Violence Orders – businesses make take reasonable steps to accommodate workers12 Sep
- Brisbane City Council announces policies to promote aged care and retirement development31 Aug
- Recent Coroner's decision emphasises need to ensure Falls Policies are updated18 Aug
- Capital refurbishment fees/ asset replacement fees/ administration fees/ room reinstatement fees - maximising revenue within the confines of the legislation26 Jul