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Providing strategic advice on expansion structures November 16, 2018

Founded in Bondi Beach in 2012, Bailey Nelson has rapidly grown into a global eyewear retailer and service provider with boutiques in Australia, London, Canada and New Zealand. The strong demand for their products and … Continued

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Maddocks advises Audinate on its capital raising June 6, 2019

Thursday 6 June 2019 Maddocks has advised ASX listed audio technology company Audinate Group Limited on its successful equity raising to accelerate growth. As announced to ASX on 6 June 2019, more than 2.8 million … Continued

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Freedom of Information professional standards June 14, 2019

Part IB of the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Vic) (FOI Act) provides the Information Commissioner with the power to develop professional standards relating to the conduct of agencies in performing functions under the FOI … Continued

  • Home care pricing updates

    A suite of changes to the aged care regulatory framework come into effect on 1 July 2019. Part of these changes is the introduction of the home care pricing transparency rules under new Division 3B … Continued

  • The future of waste and recycling management in Victoria

    The Victorian Auditor-General has weighed in on the debate about the future of waste and recycling management in Victoria. On 6 June 2019, the Auditor-General tabled his report on a performance audit into ‘Recovering and … Continued

  • OAIC releases Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme 12-month insights report

    The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (the OAIC) has released a report (the NDB Report) which provides interesting and helpful insights into the first year of the Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme (the NDB Scheme). … Continued

  • Code of Conduct no barrier to academic freedom

    The Federal Circuit Court has found that a former James Cook University Professor of Physics was unlawfully sacked by the University after it made a number of findings that he had breached the University’s Code … Continued

  • Federal Budget 2019: $525 million dollar skills package announced for VET sector

    Proposed Federal Government spending for universities did not figure heavily in Josh Frydenberg’s budget speech on Tuesday night. However, it caught our eye that the Government has announced $525 million in spending to upgrade and … Continued

  • Direct registration coming to .au

    It is likely that Australian businesses and users will soon be able to register domain names directly at the second level (eg yourname.au) as well as in the existing second level domains (eg yourname.com.au). This … Continued

  • Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety – Preliminary Hearing

    The preliminary hearing of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety was held at 10 am (ACDT) Friday 18 January 2019 in Adelaide. The hearing commenced with the reading of the letters patent. This … Continued

  • Constructing for the future: Part three

    In our third and final post in our SOUL conference 2018 series, ‘Constructing for the future -creating a community through innovative procurement method’, we will be looking at engagement with the community. Innovation, collaboration and … Continued

  • State election 2018: Now is the time for councils to forward plan

    The Victorian state election for 2018 has been run and resoundingly won by the Labor Party, with Daniel Andrews’ Government expected to hold a majority in both Houses of Parliament. For Victorian councils, the sizeable … Continued

  • Constructing for the future: Part two

    Modular Construction – the way of the future? Partner Simone Holding and senior associate Louisa Nuccitelli recently shone a light on modular construction in their presentation ‘Constructing for the future – Creating a community through innovative … Continued