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Workplace Bullying – What Can You Do?

If you have experienced or are experiencing repeated or persistent unreasonable behaviour directed towards you and it is creating a risk to health and safety, you could be experiencing workplace bullying. Workplace bullying can be harmful or damaging to the recipient of the bullying or even witnesses to the act. Types of behaviour that can […]

Do You Need an ABN?

An ABN is short for Australian Business Number, which is a unique identifier given to a business. It is an 11-digit number that identifies your business to the government and community. When do I need an ABN? If you are running a business, then you need an ABN. If you are also expecting to earn […]

Long Service Leave NSW – When Do You Get It?

Most employees in NSW are entitled to be paid their normal gross wage for two months of long service leave after providing ten (10) years of continuous service to their employer. However, there are some provisions that can entitle an employee to access a pro rata amount of their long service leave after five years […]

Aggravated Assault – Have You Been Charged?

You might think that aggravated assault would mean the same thing in all States and Territories across Australia, but it doesn’t. There are some differences that you should be aware of. Aggravated Assault VIC In Victoria, aggravated assault is assault against a male under the age of 14 or a female of any age serious […]

What is Voluntary Redundancy?

Voluntary redundancy is where employers provide a financial incentive designed to entice their employees to voluntarily take a redundancy rather than the employer having to make employees redundant. A genuine redundancy is said to be a situation where an employer no longer needs an employee performing a particular position or role. This can be due […]

How to Get an Australian Protection Visa?

To qualify for and get a Protection visa (subclass 866), you need to have: Already legally arrived in Australia. Applied for protection under Australia’s protection obligations. Met the character, health and security requirements. Met the criteria of being a refugee under the Migration Act 1958 (the Act) or complementary criteria. Not previously been told you cannot […]

How to Become an Australian Permanent Resident

Australian permanent residency is available as part of a family, as a skilled migrant and through humanitarian grounds. To become an Australian permanent resident, you must meet certain criteria (or tests). This post will mainly cover Australian permanent residency for skilled migrant and family members. Australia’s Refugee and Humanitarian Program, administered by the Department of […]

Liquor Licence SA – How to Apply

Whether you are a club, hotel or restaurant owner or you’re putting on an event, you may be able to apply for one or more of the following 13 liquor licence categories in South Australia: Club Liquor Licence SA. Direct Sales Liquor Licence SA. Entertainment Venue Liquor Licence SA. Hotel Liquor Licence SA. Limited Club Liquor Licence SA. Limited […]