Essential Components for Crafting an Effective Business Plan

20 June

Creating a business plan is a crucial step for any entrepreneur or business owner. It serves as a roadmap, guiding the business from its initial stages through growth and development.    A well-crafted business plan not only helps in securing...[Read More]

Navigating the Complexities of Custody Disputes

13 June

The longstanding myth that fathers have slim chances of securing primary custody is being progressively dismantled.    Historically, mothers were often presumed to be the custodial parents. However, recent shifts in societal attitudes and legal...[Read More]

Buy now, pay later laws introduced to shield vulnerable

5 June

It will be harder for vulnerable Australians to access buy now, pay later credit schemes thanks to legislation introduced in federal parliament. The law will create stronger protections for those using credit lenders by making sure adequate user...[Read More]

Actors, writers, voice artists call for urgent AI laws

5 June

Artificial intelligence technology could be used to mislead Australians and steal creative work from artists and writers, a union has warned, while calling for laws to prevent its misuse. The Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance issued the call on...[Read More]

Top 10 tips for developing a business exit strategy: Business Succession and Estate Planning

30 May

Given all the hard work that building up a business takes, it can be hard to say goodbye – so it’s important to do it right.    Developing an exit strategy well in advance allows you to have control over your small business’s future while...[Read More]

Federal appeals tribunal gets legal overhaul, new name

29 May

Thousands of people who have cases before the federal appeals tribunal will soon have their decisions reviewed faster. Laws overhauling the Administrative Appeals Tribunal passed federal parliament on Tuesday, paving the way for cases to be...[Read More]

Separation and divorce are fairly simple legal processes

23 May

No matter how sincere and pure people’s intentions are when they utter their marriage vows and say ‘I do’, there comes a time in some marriages when the relationship irretrievably breaks down. In such cases, separation is usually inevitable...[Read More]

What are the main types of intellectual property?

16 May

Intellectual property (IP) represents creations of the mind and encompasses various legal protections.   Here’s an insight into the primary types of IP:   Copyright Copyright law shields the original expression of ideas, including literature,...[Read More]

Navigating Legal Language: Why Understanding Legal Terms is Essential for Every Australian

9 May

Here’s an introduction to some of the top legal terms commonly used in Australia, presented in a list format.  Understanding these terms can be very helpful in navigating legal documents or discussions. Top 10 Legal Terms Used in...[Read More]

Groceries inquiry backs breaking up major supermarkets

8 May

Laws to break up supermarket giants that abuse their market power should be introduced, a parliamentary inquiry has recommended, while calling for measures banning price gouging at the check-out. A Senate committee examining supermarket prices...[Read More]

Choosing a New Home: Top 10 Considerations for Selecting the Right Retirement Community

2 May

Finding the right retirement home is a significant decision that marks a new chapter in life. While it might evoke mixed emotions, recognising the need for more tailored care and support can also be a positive step towards enjoying a fulfilling and...[Read More]

Ensuring Harmony and Legality: The Critical Role of Legal Advice in Family Estate Planning

25 April

Estate planning is a crucial but often challenging aspect of managing familial wealth and assets, particularly as parents age. The process involves making decisions about how to allocate assets such as businesses and property among siblings, which...[Read More]

ASIO boss, AFP commissioner issue social media warning

24 April

Australia’s spy boss and the head of the federal police have urged technology and social media companies to step up their game to keep users safe online. ASIO director-general Mike Burgess and AFP commissioner Reece Kershaw will use a joint...[Read More]

Planning Your Next Chapter: The Benefits and Timing of Transitioning to a Retirement Home

18 April

Transitioning into a retirement home is a significant life decision that involves careful planning and consideration.    As people age, their living needs change, and moving into a retirement home can offer numerous benefits. Here are the top 10...[Read More]

Reasons why early estate planning is crucial

11 April

Estate planning is an essential yet often overlooked aspect of financial planning. For many Australians, it is seen as something to be dealt with later in life, if at all.   However, estate planning should begin as early as possible to ensure a...[Read More]