Looking ahead to the upcoming federal election, it is clear the scope of this general principle of all being fair in love and war is likely to be further refined. Under an ALP government the ‘industrial umpire’ (the Fair Work Commission) is likely to be permitted to involve itself in a broader range of matters than it has previously. To read our latest thoughts on the potential changes, click here to see our article by Partner Anthony Longland and Senior Associate, Adam Lambert.

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Anthony Longland
Anthony Longland
Partner, Perth
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Kirsty Faichen
Kirsty Faichen
Partner, Brisbane
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Rohan Doyle
Rohan Doyle
Partner, Melbourne
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Anthony Wood
Anthony Wood
Partner, Melbourne
+61 3 9288 1544
Natalie Gaspar
Natalie Gaspar
Partner, Melbourne
+61 3 9288 1091
Shivchand Jhinku
Shivchand Jhinku
Executive Counsel, Sydney
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Wendy Fauvel
Wendy Fauvel
Senior Associate, Brisbane
+61 7 3258 6388
Catherine Pase
Catherine Pase
Senior Associate, Melbourne
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