To view this page correctly you must have Chinese characters installed.
Print

Aged Care & Retirement Living News


Julie McStay announced as featured speaker at Health Metrics World Conference 201723 Aug

Julie, one of Australia’s leading legal practitioners in the aged care and retirement living sector, will appear at the Health Metrics World Conference.

...read more

Recent FWC decision provides no relief for aged care and community service providers06 Jul

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.

...read more

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.

...read more

Non-compliance with industrial laws just got 15% more expensive25 May

The value of the Federal Penalty Unit is set to increase by approximately 15% from 1 July 2017.

...read more

Budget incentives to encourage downsizing – do they go far enough?18 May

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).

...read more

Hynes Legal listed in Best Lawyers List for 2017/1807 Apr

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.

...read more

WA Coroner makes recommendations regarding home care09 Mar

The WA Coroner has released a report following an inquest into the death of care of a home care recipient.

...read more

FWC Penalty Rate Decision – Limited Impact for Aged Care Providers 23 Feb

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.

...read more

Mandatory Data Breach Reporting22 Feb

On Monday 13 February 2017, the Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Bill 2016 (the Bill) was passed by both houses and is now awaiting Royal Assent.

...read more

Eyewitness account was not sufficient proof of elder abuse 20 Sep

The Fair Work Commission has found that an aged care provider unfairly dismissed a personal carer when it erroneously relied upon an “eyewitness’” to substantiate an allegation of elder abuse.

...read more

More News

Meet our People

Madeline Walsh

Senior Associate

Aged Care & Retirement Living