7 Considerations for Starting a New Church or Charity

Published on October 24, 2019

Planting a church or starting a new charity requires more than goals and a passion…

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Victoria’s Reportable Conduct Scheme: Are You Aware of Your Obligations?

Published on March 14, 2019

Victoria’s Reportable Conduct Scheme is now fully implemented, and organisations that provide services for children…

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Guide to the Government’s New Mandatory Data Breach Laws

Published on August 24, 2017

The Australian Government has introduced new legislation to strengthen the protection of privacy and personal…

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Overview of the Changes to Working-With-Children Checks

Published on August 24, 2017

As a result of the Royal Commission into child sex abuse in institutions, five amendments…

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Higher Damages Awarded Recently for Victims of Sexual Harassment

Published on April 20, 2017

All employers in Australia are responsible for maintaining health and safety in their workplaces. This…

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New Child Safe Standards Implemented 1st January 2017 in Victoria

Published on September 9, 2016

New compulsory minimum standards for child safety and protection were introduced on 1st January 2016…

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New Law in Victoria Makes it Compulsory to Report Child Sex Abuse

Published on August 15, 2016

Recently we posted an article on the ‘failure to protect’ legislation introduced by the Victorian…

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Child Sex Abuse and ‘Failure to Protect’ Legislation

Published on May 27, 2016

The Victorian Parliament’s Family and Community Development Committee recently produced a document titled ‘Betrayal of…

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Preventing Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment in Your Organisation

Published on May 26, 2016

Under Federal and State anti-discrimination laws and the Fair Work Act, Australian employers are charged…

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Are You Aware of When it is Lawful (or Not) to Dismiss an Employee?

Published on March 27, 2016

Sometimes owners or managers of businesses or organisations complain about being ‘stuck’ with an unsuitable…

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