Category Archives: Legal

Australian Solicitors’ Conduct Rules – Law Council of Australia

The Australian Solicitors Conduct Rules (ASCR) were collaboratively developed by all of the state and territory law societies and other constituent professional bodies of the Law Council, as the agreed set of professional conduct rules for all solicitors in Australia. The ASCR are a statement of solicitors’ professional and ethical obligations as derived from legislation, […]

Copyright law of Australia – a quick guide

A simple definition of copyright is that it is a bunch of rights in certain creative material such as text, artistic works, music, computer programs, sound recordings and films. The copyright owner has the right to control how their material is used. Copyright owners can prevent others from copying or communicating their material without their […]

Bullying and harassment in the workplace

What is bullying? A worker is bullied at work if: a person or group of people repeatedly act unreasonably towards them or a group of workers the behaviour creates a risk to health and safety. Unreasonable behaviour includes victimising, humiliating, intimidating or threatening. Whether a behaviour is unreasonable can depend on whether a reasonable person […]

Drone Laws in Australia | UAV laws

According to Australia’s national aviation authority, Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA), flying a drone is legal in Australia, but we recommend being aware of and compliant with the drone regulations listed below before doing so. You must only fly during the day and keep your drone within visual line-of-sight. This means being able to […]

Employment Law in Australia | Fair Work Act |

As an employer, you have an obligation to comply with all aspects of Australian employment law and ensure your employees can work comfortably in a safe and secure environment – free of bullying, discrimination, and harassment. The main sources of employment law in Australia are legislation (federal, state and territory laws); industrial instruments; and the […]