Small Claims and Other Changes to the Jurisdiction of the Magistrates Court
The Magistrates Court is the court with the “lowest” jurisdiction in South Australia. It hears matters which, amongst other things, relate to neighbourhood disputes, fences...
Spending time with the children where one parent is an alcoholic
It is in the best interests of children to have a close relationship with both of their parents and significant members of their family. However, the safety of the children will...
New Bullying laws coming into effect 1 January 2014
New Federal bullying laws in Australia are coming into effect from 1 January 2014 under the Fair Work Act 2009 as they were passed by Parliament on June 28 2013.
New Super Tribunal for South Australia. What will it mean for me?
In 1983 the South Australian Law Reform Commission recommended the establishment of a State Administrative Appeals Body. It has been a long time coming but it now appears that a...
If I am married to more than one person and get caught will any of the marriages be valid?
The focus of this blog is on the act of entering into a marriage while lawfully married to another person, known as bigamy
I am not being paid appropriate overtime hours. What are my options?
Overtime hours are considered differently under each award or workplace agreement (including enterprise bargaining agreements). It is classified under the National Employment...
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