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Cth Bill to Improve Protections for at Risk NDIS Participants

Friday 18 June 2021 @ 11.05 a.m. | Legal Research

On 3 June 2021, the National Disability Insurance Scheme Amendment (Improving Supports for At Risk Participants) Bill 2021 (Cth) (‘the Bill’) was introduced in the House of Representatives. The Bill was introduced by Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Mark Coulton (‘the Minister’), for Minister for Employment, Workforce, Skills, Small and Family Business Stuart Robert.


digiDirect Fined for Misleading Consumers

Thursday 17 June 2021 @ 3.03 p.m. | Legal Research | Trade & Commerce

Australian electronic goods retailer digiDirect Imaging Express Pty Ltd ("digiDirect") has paid $39,240 in penalties after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (“the ACCC”) issued the company with three infringement notices for misleading consumers about the details of advertised sales. Its promotions breached provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), more specifically the Australian Consumer Law (“the ACL”).


WA Introduces Family Court Amendment Bill 2021

Thursday 17 June 2021 @ 9.20 a.m. | Judiciary, Legal Profession & Procedure | Legal Research

The Family Court Amendment Bill 2021 (WA) (“the Bill”) was introduced into the Western Australian Legislative Assembly (“the Assembly”) on 2 June 2021 by the WA Attorney-General John Quigley ("the Attorney-General").


Parliamentary Debate for NSW Combatting Wage Theft Bill Continues

Tuesday 15 June 2021 @ 11.01 a.m. | Industrial Law | Legal Research

On 6 May 2021, the Tax Administration Amendment (Combating Wage Theft) Bill 2021 (NSW) (‘the Bill’) was introduced to the Legislative Council.


Commonwealth Bill to Ensure Fuel Security in Australia

Friday 11 June 2021 @ 10.59 a.m. | Legal Research

On 26 May 2021, the Fuel Security Bill 2021 (Cth) (‘the Principal Bill’) and the Fuel Security (Consequential and Transitional Provisions) Bill 2021 (Cth) (‘the Amending Bill’) were jointly introduced to the House of Representatives.