5 February 2022 – Deferral of Borders Reopening

defferal of border reopening

It appears that the Government has altered its original position from reopening the State’s hard border on 5 February 2022.  Notwithstanding the change of position, it is still recommended that employers take steps now to prepare for an inevitable spread of COVID-19 within the community, to minimise any disruption to its workforce and clients.  This […]

Covid-19 Safety Plan

It’s important to keep informed about the changing nature of Covid-19 and other workplace requirements. We’ve put together a helpful resource you can download. You can find additional information at Fair Work here: https://coronavirus.fairwork.gov.au/ ABC: WA eases mandatory COVID vaccination requirements for most workers as cases slow Download the Lotus Legal Covid-19 Safety Plan For […]

Employment – COVID 19 Update

#NoJabNoJob Written by: Natalie Knight and Cameron Bunney UPDATES ON MANDATORY COVID-19 VACCINATIONS FOR WESTERN AUSTRALIAN EMPLOYEES The WA State Government has recently advised that a “mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for a majority of occupations and workforces in WA will be introduced in a phased approach.” The phased approach will target two large groups, with […]

COVID-19 and Child Support Obligations

Family Law Covid

Recent Case Law – http://www.austlii.edu.au/cgi-bin/viewdoc/au/cases/cth/FamCA/2020/526.html In the recent matter of Martyn & Martyn [2020] FamCA 526, a binding child support agreement entered into by the parties in 2012 was set aside after it was found that the COVID-19 pandemic was an “exceptional circumstance” and the father would suffer hardship if the agreement was not set […]