You might recall that on 13 August we wrote to all work safety authorities asking them to make clear statements as to where they stood on business-mandated vaccinations for staff. Here’s our l … Read Full Article about NSW gives green light for business-mandated vaccinations. It’s ‘Safe’
It’s been eight weeks since the Victorian WorkSafe Authority failed to send to the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) its investigation into the 2020 hotel quarantine disaster that led to 801 d … Read Full Article about Victorian WorkSafe still refusing to comply with its legal obligations
There are demands of Australian politicians to show leadership and create clarity about whether businesses must require workers to be vaccinated. Governments are locking us up and denying us … Read Full Article about To jab or not to jab—That is the work safety question!
Today we release a major report into why the Victorian government and others must be prosecuted for breaches in the 2020 Hotel Quarantine Program. The Coate Report into the Program made no … Read Full Article about The Case for the Prosecution: a “catastrophe waiting to happen”
There has been a concerning development with the process to prosecute the Victorian Government over the 2020 Hotel Quarantine breaches. You might remember that On 29 September 2020 we wrote to … Read Full Article about Is WorkSafe Victoria above the law?
Today, 29 June 2021, Victorian WorkSafe finally replied to us as to whether it is prosecuting the Victorian Government over the hotel quarantine deaths scandal. Its reply? ‘We need more t … Read Full Article about Is WorkSafe Victoria grossly incompetent or is something else going on?
In the nineteenth century, the father of communism, Karl Marx, ‘created’ class ideology where ‘evil’ capitalists always exploited the working class (who were little more than wage slaves). The worker– … Read Full Article about Small business hugs Karl Marx? That’s a turnaround!
With all the focus on Covid, it’s good to see that major reform efforts are still underway. Last week the Morrison Government released the Bill to ‘beef up’ the unfair contract laws. It’s a ripper. It’ … Read Full Article about Unfair Contracts BIG Beef UP. Fantastic! Bank of Queensland slapped down
The Senate is currently holding an inquiry into ‘insecure’ work. The Terms of Reference state: “…to inquire into and report on the impact of insecure or precarious employment on the economy, wages, soc … Read Full Article about Is the ‘gig’ up? Is a ‘secure’ job a fiction? We say it is!
My heart was gladdened recently by the spectacular collapse of Greensill Capital, once a darling of the financial and (some) political elites in Australia and the UK. Greensill was a ‘leader’ in rev … Read Full Article about If you owe the money, pay up! That’s damn good policy
In 2018, high-profile tax lawyer Mark Leibler stated that the ATO effectively makes tax law. He said: “…for all intents and practical purposes, it’s effectively the (Tax) Commissioner who lays down th … Read Full Article about How the ATO ‘manages’ parliament – ATO techniques as ‘lawmaker’
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- ATO abusing its powers – manipulating the law to abuse people