Grit, determination and the right amount of funding aren’t all that it takes to successfully go into business with someone. No matter how solid your partnership may seem at the outset, you need to nut out a few basic legal agreements before you start operating a business together. This month we asked business owners what they wish they'd done before partnering - and their answers all revolved around one thing: Partnership agreements!
Revenge porn is a particularly insidious type of harassment where an ex-partner publishes sexually explicit images of a former flame online without their consent. Unfortunately, because this is a relatively new crime there isn’t an Australia-wide law to deter offenders, but there are still other options for victims to pursue.
The tiny house movement is rapidly gathering momentum. Reduced bills, small to no mortgage payments, and a simpler way of life are all major draw cards of extreme downsizing. Before you start building, the one thing you must know is where you’re going to put your tiny house as different laws apply to different locations.... Read More
The short answer to this is no. All employers are required by law to pay compulsory workers compensation insurance, so any compensation paid to you will come from your employer’s insurance company. There are a number of laws in place to protect you from being laid off simply for making a claim. However, employers are... Read More
The Property Law Act 1974 (Qld) grants four implied rights of lessors to enter leased grounds; 1. To enter and view – the lessor may, by themselves or through an agent enter the premises to view the state of repair on the condition that 2 days’ notice has been given to the tenant in writing.... Read More
Most immediate family members (or dependent relatives) can be included in your application, however there are a number of requirements before the application can be lodged. They must meet the Australian Government’s requirements to be considered ‘family’ and include documentation to support your relationship. Family members will need to meet the same health and character... Read More
If you die in Queensland without a will the state deems you to have died ‘intestate’. Queensland intestate laws govern the distribution of your estate among next of kin, including your spouse and children, some provisions (in the absence of next of kin) also include parents, siblings, nieces, nephews, grandparents, uncles, aunts and cousins. Relatives... Read More