• unfair

    Wanninayake v State of Queensland

    12 June 2017

    In a recent decision on 15 May 2017, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) has dismissed an application for unlawful dismissal brought by a former State Government employee who had previously been unsuccessful in an unfair dismissal claim in the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission.

  • school-children

    Recent Decision - Chris Adams v Department of Education and Training [2017] FWC 2942 (5 June 2017)

    12 June 2017

    In a recent decision of Deputy President Gooley of the Fair Work Commission, the Commission has found that the dismissal of a primary school teacher in New South Wales for showing an R-rated movie clip, "purchasing" a massage from students and telling inappropriate tales in class might have been found to be harsh had he not also instructed them to keep his stories secret.

  • food

    Queensland Health v Pacifica Trading Pty Ltd

    09 June 2017

    On Monday, 10 April 2017, Crown Law represented Queensland Health in a prosecution against Pacifica Trading Pty Ltd and its director, Mr Carmelo Comi.

  • Brisbane

    Register now for the 2017 Crown Law Legal Conference

    06 June 2017

    Crown Law is hosting its annual legal conference for government officers on Thursday, 3 August 2017.

  • Scales

    Brown v Tasmania

    31 May 2017

    Former Senator and Australian Greens leader Dr Bob Brown challenged the validity of Tasmanian legislation which regulates protest activity in or near workplaces on the basis that the legislation infringes the implied freedom of political communication.