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Modern Slavery – Practical Implementation

In my view, little meaningful has been published about the actual practical implications of Modern Slavery laws whether for small business or government, despite a plethora of quasi academic and Government policy material being disseminated. From what I see and hear...

Issues to Think About if Starting a Business

A list of issues to think about. Not necessarily apt for all situations, but a good base which a few people have now used to ground their thinking. If you are interested in starting up a business and, after reading this, have any questions, please feel free to contact...

Modern Slavery Law – Practical Implications

In my view little meaningful has been published about the actual practical implications of Modern Slavery laws for small business, despite a plethora of quasi academic and Government policy material being disseminated. From what I see and hear from people operating...

NSW Modern Slavery – Law Moves Slowly On

Submissions to the NSW Parliament’s Standing Committee on Social Issues on Modern Slavery Act 2018 and associated matters closed on 4 October 2019. 101 submissions were received, including one from me and a few from other law firms. Most were from business groups...

Human Rights – Oodgeroo Noonuccal’s poem “A Song of Hope”

On 8 August 2019 the Anglo-Australasian Law Society had E-Prof Rosalind Croucher, President of The Human Rights Commission (HRC) address members on the topic "to our children's children, the glad tomorrow". E-Prof Croucher, who had previously spoken on the same topic...