Native Title - High Court clarifies ability of representative bodies to delegate their functions16 October 2020
On 7 October 2020 the High Court overturned an earlier decision by the Full Federal Court that the Northern Land Council could not delegate its function of certifying applications for registration of indigenous land use agreements (ILUAs) to its chief executive officer (CEO).
Everything in its own time: the importance of timing for contractual requirements28 August 2020
A recent decision in the Supreme Court of Queensland provides a timely reminder about the importance of carefully considering contractual provisions to identify the correct timeframe for provision of notices or performance of contractual obligations.
Termination of employment and ‘after acquired knowledge’18 August 2020
An employer may justify the termination of employment of an employee by reference to facts that come to light after the termination occurred, even though they were not a reason at the time of the termination.
QAO Report on the Effectiveness of the SPER ICT Reform – Key lessons for agencies24 June 2020
Earlier this year, the Queensland Audit Office released its report on the Effectiveness of the State Penalties Enforcement Registry (SPER) ICT Reform project.