Australia: Industrial Relations Law Reform Agenda

We’ve had such a demand for our summary of the proposed industrial relations reforms we’ve decided to make them publicly available. These unique resources are the result of dedicated research and updating by Senior Associate Wendy Fauvel and Solicitor Natassia Smith, and are the only guides you need to understand the detail of each party’s industrial … Read more

Australia: A Mega Boost for the Mega Projects of the Future

At a business breakfast in Perth on Wednesday 15 May 2019, Bill Shorten announced an important policy the Australian Labor Party (ALP) will pursue if it achieves Government after this weekend’s election. The initiative will enable greenfield enterprise agreements to be struck for a period which covers the whole of the construction of what he … Read more

Australia: After the Election: Changes to Safety Right of Entry?

The paucity of detail on the ALP’s law reform agenda in respect of right of entry could mean one of two things. No significant reform is planned, or details of proposed reforms will not be released until after the election. We expect the latter is more likely. Click here to read the latest article in … Read more

Australia: What the ALP’s Agenda may mean for WA’s mining sector

After a number of years in the doldrums, 2018 saw the WA mining and resources sector turn a corner. A number of significant projects were commenced or announced and there is a palpable buzz in the air (although there is an almost universally acknowledged but unspoken agreement that no-one will use the ‘B’ word). Some … Read more