THE CHANGES TO CASUAL EMPLOYMENT

THE CHANGES TO CASUAL EMPLOYMENT

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Fairwork Act 2009 (Cth) was amended (from 27 March 2021) to include a new definition of casual employee. Under Section 15A of the Fairwork Act 2009 (Cth), a person is a casual employee if they accept a job offer with the knowledge that...
AN INTRODUCTION TO INDICTABLE OFFENCES

AN INTRODUCTION TO INDICTABLE OFFENCES

Reading Time: 2 minutes In South Australia, serious crimes are known as indictable offences. The punishments and penalties are more severe compared to summary offences. This also means the Defendants (those answerable to the charge) are offered greater protection...
MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS

MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE CLAIMS

Reading Time: 2 minutes Negligence stems from the failure to take reasonable care where a duty of care is owed. It occurs due to the difference between the actions of a person and the standard to which a reasonable person would have acted in their duty. For medical...
TRAFFIC OFFENCES

TRAFFIC OFFENCES

Reading Time: 2 minutes In South Australia, the law governing traffic offences is the Road Traffic Act 1961 (SA). There are many other laws and regulations that may be applicable to traffic matters or offences including the Australian Road Rules 1999 (SA) and the...