DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION MONTH

DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE PREVENTION MONTH

May is Domestic and Family Violence Prevention Month in Queensland. It is hoped that events throughout the month will raise community awareness of domestic and family violence and also send a clear message that violence in families and homes will not be tolerated. The...
WHAT HAPPENS TO MY SUPERANNUATION WHEN I DIE?

WHAT HAPPENS TO MY SUPERANNUATION WHEN I DIE?

One of your most valuable assets is your superannuation.  When you die your superannuation account is paid out as death benefit.  If you have life insurance set up through your superannuation, that will be added to your superannuation member account, increasing the...
SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN THE WORKPLACE

Sexual harassment is unlawful. Sexual harassment is any unwelcome conduct of a sexual nature that is done either to offend, humiliate or intimidate another person, or where it is reasonable to expect the person might feel that way. It includes uninvited physical...
PRIMARY CAREGIVERS AND SEPARATION

PRIMARY CAREGIVERS AND SEPARATION

What you need to know when going through a separation Relationships can be tricky to navigate on any good day, so when you’ve reached the point of separation, there are some key points to think about and consider from a legal perspective. If you’re thinking about...
THE IMPORATANCE OF A WRITTEN CONTRACT

THE IMPORATANCE OF A WRITTEN CONTRACT

Have you signed the contract? The word “contract” is used in a huge variety of industries by an even wider variety of people. While the technicalities of a contract in legal interpretation are extensive, at its core, a contract is an understanding – a promise even –...