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Category Archives: Commercial & Corporate

Hear what happened in Canberra?
No, not that

All eyes have been on the Australian Prime Minister this month, but you may have missed the news that Parliament has passed consumer protection laws. These laws […]

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The ‘valve’ is off on Steam’s refund policy

A battle between ACCC and Valve Corporation (Valve) has ended. The Full Court of the Australian Federal Court ruled that Valve (one of the world’s largest onl […]

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A ship without its captain

In day to day operations, companies act through its board of directors. The board tends to make strategic and operational decisions and is responsible for ensur […]

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Proposed changes under the EP Amendment Bill 2018

The Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 (Bill) was introduced on 20 June 2018, and it will be the biggest revamp of environmental regulations in Victoria […]

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Have your say about the new Waste Management Policy

In August 2017, the Victorian Government issued the interim Waste Management Policy (Resource Recovery Facilities) (WMP) to regulate sites storing combustible r […]

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Is it really organic?

With rising consumer demand for organic products, the ACCC is cracking down on misleading labelling claims. Before labelling your products as organic, consider […]

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Country of origin labels – time to hop to it

In part 2 of our country of origin labelling (CoOL) series we provide a snapshot of the new mandatory labels required on packaged foods ‘grown’, ‘produced […]

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Sorry, your gift card has expired

If you sell gift cards to consumers in New South Wales, it may be time for you to update your terms and conditions. Starting 31 March 2018, gift cards sold: […]

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Country of origin labels – are you the full package?

Get ready for a fresh look at labelling. Food packaged after 1 July 2018 for sale in Australia must meet new country of origin labelling (CoOL) requirements […]

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Ready, set, start up!

Last year, 10 Australian start-ups made the Global Fintech100. Behind great success there is always great planning. It is vital to choose the right structure. I […]

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