ASIO boss, AFP commissioner issue social media warning

24 April

Australia’s spy boss and the head of the federal police have urged technology and social media companies to step up their game to keep users safe online. ASIO director-general Mike Burgess and AFP commissioner Reece Kershaw will use a joint...[Read More]

Planning Your Next Chapter: The Benefits and Timing of Transitioning to a Retirement Home

18 April

Transitioning into a retirement home is a significant life decision that involves careful planning and consideration.    As people age, their living needs change, and moving into a retirement home can offer numerous benefits. Here are the top 10...[Read More]

Reasons why early estate planning is crucial

11 April

Estate planning is an essential yet often overlooked aspect of financial planning. For many Australians, it is seen as something to be dealt with later in life, if at all.   However, estate planning should begin as early as possible to ensure a...[Read More]

How to identify and choose the right business structure

4 April

All successful businesses depend on a solid and dependable structure. While you can always work it out as you go, improvisation in the business world is inefficient, highly risky, and likely to lead to failure. Getting the right systems in place...[Read More]

Stronger data protections for voluntary digital IDs

3 April

A single digital ID will make it easier for Australians to verify their identity online and reduce the risk of privacy breaches, a minister says, as new laws clear a major hurdle. Legislation to set up a digital ID scheme passed the Senate on...[Read More]

Navigating the Legal Maze: A Guide to Seeking Legal Assistance

28 March

Seeking legal assistance is an essential step for anyone facing legal issues, whether it involves civil matters, criminal charges, family disputes, or business concerns. The process of navigating the legal system can be complex and intimidating,...[Read More]

What’s a Guarantor?

21 March

Issuing loans or lending money comes with certain risks. This is why the majority of lenders require that borrowers provide a guarantor for their loan.   If the borrower is unable to repay the debt on their own, a guarantor promises to do so in...[Read More]

Sports urged to tackle climate action over legal risks

13 March

Sporting organisations could open themselves up to legal risks by failing to tackle climate change, as some of the nation’s favourite codes came under fire for their response to the issue. A report examining the impact of climate change on sports...[Read More]

Ways to help your child with buying their first home

7 March

In today’s economic climate, it’s increasingly common to help your child with their first home.   In this article, we’re going to look at three options to help you do this.   Why not take a look at the pros and cons of each and choose the...[Read More]

Before the Gavel: Essential Considerations for Navigating the Australian Legal System

29 February

Before going to court in Australia, it’s important to consider several key factors, whether you’re involved in a civil dispute, facing criminal charges, or engaging in another legal matter.   Here’s a comprehensive overview of what to...[Read More]

Essential Checklist: Preparing for Your Will Drafting Session with a Lawyer

22 February

Preparing a will is an important step in managing your estate and ensuring your wishes are honoured after you pass away. Before meeting with a lawyer to draft your will, it’s beneficial to have several items prepared to make the process as smooth...[Read More]

Calls for citizen jury panels to regulate social media

21 February

Citizen juries should be used to better regulate large online platforms in a bid to counter growing harms on the internet, a report has urged. The report published by the Lowy Institute has called for small representative groups to be in charge of...[Read More]

10 Legal Pitfalls to Avoid: Why and When to Seek Professional Legal Advice

15 February

When navigating legal issues, it’s crucial to seek appropriate legal advice to avoid common pitfalls. Here are several mistakes’ people often make when they should be consulting with a legal professional:   Relying Solely on Online Research:...[Read More]

Right to disconnect laws pass federal parliament

14 February

Employees will now have the right to disconnect from work out of hours, after industrial relations changes passed parliament. Under the workplace reforms, employees will have the right to ignore unreasonable calls and emails outside of their...[Read More]

Effective Dispute Resolution: Strategies for Navigating Conflicts Successfully

8 February

Managing a dispute effectively requires a strategic approach that considers the nature of the conflict, the parties involved, and the desired outcomes. Here are several key considerations to keep in mind when managing a dispute:   Understand the...[Read More]