This month's feature article comes from our employment and safety team: Employers – don’t misstep safety. Also this month we bring you articles on planning and environment, insurance, corporate and commercial, transport and logistics, restructuring and insolvency, and construction.

We welcome all media enquiries and feedback about our articles, as well as any suggestions you may have for topics you would like to see covered in future editions.

Until next month,

Planning and environment

Modification of development consent invalid due to jurisdictional error 

Construction and engineering

Unfair contract terms targeted by new legislation 


Cause of helicopter crash decision overturned by High Court

Third party claim defeated due to defendant's delay

"Other insurance" clauses and dual insurance issues reconsidered 

Corporate and commercial

Innovation policy to position Australia as a global technology and innovation leader 

Restructuring and insolvency

Debt recovery proceedings: what are the basic Court procedures? 

Employment and safety

Employers – don’t misstep safety 

Transport and logistics

Domestic commercial vessel safety: new national system

Transport & Logistics News - September 2016

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