The most important, practical issue facing all small business people is getting paid on time. But when working for a large business, far too many of us self-employed ‘mugs’ discover that we’re being used as a cheap source of finance for our ‘clients’ through delayed payments. Payment reporting The … Read Full Article about Paying small business on time. Albo: Please keep the good bits of the ABCC!
Get ready for a profound disruption to some core big business operations in Australia. And this is great for small business people, consumers and (believe it or not) big business as well. The Albanese government has committed to introducing new unfair contract legislation in the current … Read Full Article about Great news! Albanese ‘beefing up’ unfair contract laws
Early this week the trial for ATO whistleblower Richard Boyle was to start in the Adelaide District Court. However, Richard and his entire legal team came down with Covid and the trial could not proceed. But the trial cancellation didn’t stop us joining a rally of citizens calling for Richard’s ca … Read Full Article about The truth needs to be told about the ATO. Drop the charges against Richard Boyle
Let’s be clear. There’s a cabal of unions, labour academics and self-interested businesses that are gunning to destroy the right of Australians to be self-employed. Their strategy is brilliant in its simplicity. They plan to push through new Federal legislation that will throw into chaos the law t … Read Full Article about ‘They’ plan to screw over 2.1 million Australians
In a truly important development, Labor’s new Attorney-General, Mark Dreyfus MP, has ordered the dropping of charges against whistle-blower lawyer Bernard Collaery. Collaery had supported an ex-spy who exposed a 2004 Australian spying operation in East Timor. We ask Mr Dreyfus to now seriously c … Read Full Article about Stop prosecution/ persecution of ATO whistle-blower Richard Boyle
With the election of the Albanese government, there’s been a frenzy of academic, union and Labor government commentary about how big changes are coming for self-employed people. There’s the: Demonisation of the ‘gig’ economy, as if every gig worker works in some sort of oppressive Dickensian env … Read Full Article about Campaign to defend self-employed people: It’s going to be a battle
This is to report to you about last Tuesday’s (21 June 2020) Victorian Supreme Court hearing. This was the first court hearing in our attempts to have WorkSafe prosecute all 26 individuals and g … Read Full Article about Report on Supreme Court hearing, SEA v WorkSafe Victoria, 21 June 2022
In September 2020, when we launched our action to push WorkSafe Victoria to prosecute the Victorian government over the hotel quarantine disaster, we said this would be a long campaign. Well, … Read Full Article about To court we go! Finally, a first step. Prosecuting the Victorian Government
Try this piece of strangeness. We now have ‘proof’ that the Victorian Department of Health makes decisions and does things without any apparent human involvement. The Department, we assume, must ope … Read Full Article about 2021: A Victorian Health Department Space Odyssey – Where is Hal?
It’s been a little while since we updated you on the legal process of prosecuting the Victorian government over the 2020 Victorian Hotel Quarantine disaster that resulted in over 800 deaths. What’s at … Read Full Article about Prosecution of Victorian Health over 2020 Hotel Quarantine Disaster—Update
Finally we’re able to give you an update on how things are developing in our efforts to prosecute the Victorian government (and individuals) over the 2020 Hotel Quarantine disaster. We informed you … Read Full Article about Update – Hotel Quarantine Prosecution – Supreme Court Victoria – A bit boring but important!
After a lot of preparation we have today lodged in the Supreme Court of Victoria an application for a ‘writ of mandamus’ against WorkSafe Victoria related to WorkSafe’s failure to prosecute indiv … Read Full Article about We lodge court action against WorkSafe Victoria. No-one should be above the law
The ABC’s Dr Norman Swan explains why Victoria did so badly with Covid in 2020. Watch his comments here (47sec): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x3h8mS-6VUM Dr Swan says Victoria has “… 88 diffe … Read Full Article about ABC’s Dr Norman Swan says badly degraded Victorian Health capacity to blame