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  • 25Jul
    2019

    Superannuation

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    Most Australian residences have at least one superannuation policy, but could possibly have more. Typically, these funds also include various types of insurance policies as well, these include: Death cover (life insurance) – is part of the benefit your beneficiaries receive when you die. This is either in the form of a lump sum or as an income stream. Total...

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  • 23Jun
    2019

    PARENTAL RIGHTS OF A “SPERM DONOR”

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    The decision On 19 June 2019, the High Court of Australia handed down its decision characterising Mr. Masson as a parent of the child and not just a “sperm donor”. The Facts A child was conceived by way of artificial insemination between two friends, Mr. Masson and Ms. Parsons. At the time of donation, it...

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  • 28Jan
    2019

    FAMILY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LEAVE UPDATE

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    The Changes On Thursday 12 December 2018, Parliament passed the Fair Work Amendment (Family and Domestic Violence Leave) Bill 2018. This Bill amends the National Employment Standards (NES) to provide an entitlement of up to five (5) days of unpaid family and domestic violence leave. The Bill follows the efforts of the Fair Work Commission,...

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