Tag Archives: rights

Commonwealth FoI: accessing documents

Commonwealth agencies disclose general information about their operations in public reports and statements. Particular documents requested under FoI must be […]

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Posted: May 12, 2015

The right to privacy

There is very limited protection for personal privacy in Australia, and the law is unsettled. Identifiable personal information is protected […]

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Posted: May 12, 2015

Citizenship

In general, people born or adopted in Australia, or born overseas to Australian parents, are Australian citizens at birth. There […]

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Posted: May 12, 2015

Enforcing your entitlements

Employees have several options when entitlements or national standards are not being recognised by their employers. If initial discussion with […]

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Posted: May 11, 2015

Employment contracts

An independent contractor is not an employee. Contracts of employment may be oral, written, or a combination, but some terms […]

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Posted: May 11, 2015

Introduction

“Employment contracts, awards and agreements“, “Protection for your rights at work“ and “Occupational Health and Safety“ focus on the rights, […]

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Posted: May 11, 2015

Introduction

Community activism is subject to ordinary legal controls as well as the threat of legal action used to silence dissenting […]

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Posted: May 11, 2015

Key legislation

Seven main pieces of Commonwealth apply to discrimination and human rights. Commonwealth and Victorian legislation overlap. Anti-discrimination laws in force […]

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Posted: May 11, 2015