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A change in Government brings a change to Australia’s skilled migration program

A change in Government brings a change to Australia’s skilled migration program

In May of this year, Australia welcomed the Albanese government into power, and the change in government also ...
Contracts terminated under Sunset Clause – it’s important to get legal advice

Contracts terminated under Sunset Clause – it’s important to get legal advice

Full 9News Gold Coast video here. Further contracts have been terminated in the Ormeau Hills project due to ...
Marino Law raises over $10,000 to help highlight Australia’s hidden homelessness

Marino Law raises over $10,000 to help highlight Australia’s hidden homelessness

Marino Law raises over $10,000 to help highlight Australia’s hidden homelessness Seven of Marino Law’s Partners ...
Marino Law a finalist in the 2022 Australian Law Awards

Marino Law a finalist in the 2022 Australian Law Awards

  Marino Law is humbled and incredibly proud to announce that it has been named as a finalist in the ...
ATO to take further action on debt collection

ATO to take further action on debt collection

The Australian Tax Office has announced that whilst it remains committed to engaging with taxpayers about unpaid ...
Marino Law a finalist in the Client Choice Awards 2022

Marino Law a finalist in the Client Choice Awards 2022

Marino Law is excited to have been named as a Finalist in the Client Choice Awards 2022 – Best Law & Related ...
The Probuild collapse: are subcontractors the biggest losers yet again?

The Probuild collapse: are subcontractors the biggest losers yet again?

On 24 February 2022, Probuild announced that it has placed itself into voluntary administration. By doing so, $5 ...
Australia welcomes back upwards of 200,000 eligible visa holders

Australia welcomes back upwards of 200,000 eligible visa holders

As Australia’s national vaccination rate continues to rise, the Federal Government has introduced the greatest ...
Queensland’s Defamation Law Reforms

Queensland’s Defamation Law Reforms

In conformity with its agreement to implement Model Defamation Amendment Provisions to amend, amongst ...
Potential Increase to the powers of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in relation to small business taxation

Potential Increase to the powers of the Administrative Appeals Tribunal in relation to small business taxation

On 11 May 2021, the Budget Measures Budget Paper No. 2 2021–22 was circulated by The Honourable Josh Frydenberg ...
Distinguishing between Employees and Contractors

Distinguishing between Employees and Contractors

Distinguishing whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor continues to be an essential ...
Upcoming changes to Business & Skilled Migration Queensland – Subclass 491 Small Business Owner Pathway

Upcoming changes to Business & Skilled Migration Queensland – Subclass 491 Small Business Owner Pathway

In November of 2019, the Department of Home Affairs (‘Department’) released the Skilled Work Regional ...
A REMINDER OF THE IMPORTANCE OF PROFESSIONALLY PREPARED COMMERCIAL AGREEMENTS

A REMINDER OF THE IMPORTANCE OF PROFESSIONALLY PREPARED COMMERCIAL AGREEMENTS

A recent decision in the Supreme Court of Queensland’s Court of Appeal, RMI Pty Limited v Spray Coupe Pty ...
MARINO LAW TAKE PART IN QUEENSLAND LEGAL WALK

MARINO LAW TAKE PART IN QUEENSLAND LEGAL WALK

Each year, the Queensland Legal Walk, facilitated by LawRight, takes place to increase vulnerable Queenslander’s ...
JIM’S MOWING FRANCHISEE SUES VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT OVER LOCKDOWN MEASURES

JIM’S MOWING FRANCHISEE SUES VICTORIAN GOVERNMENT OVER LOCKDOWN MEASURES

In an Australian first, a Jim’s Mowing franchisee, Steve Thompson, has sued the Victorian State government over ...
SMALL BUSINESS INSOLVENCY REFORMS

SMALL BUSINESS INSOLVENCY REFORMS

On 10 December 2020, the Corporations Amendment (Corporate Insolvency Reforms) Bill 2020 (Cth) (the “Bill”) was ...
DEVELOPMENTS IN CASUAL EMPLOYMENT LAW AND THE INTRODUCTION OF THE FAIR WORK AMENDMENT BILL 2020

DEVELOPMENTS IN CASUAL EMPLOYMENT LAW AND THE INTRODUCTION OF THE FAIR WORK AMENDMENT BILL 2020

Regular readers of our newsletter will be familiar with our ongoing examination of various cases of the right of ...
ORDERS FOR SUPERVISED TIME WITH CHILDREN

ORDERS FOR SUPERVISED TIME WITH CHILDREN

Pursuant to the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth), all children maintain the right to have contact with both their parents ...
Australian Test Case: COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance 

Australian Test Case: COVID-19 Business Interruption Insurance 

The New South Wales Court of Appeal recently handed down its decision in HDI Global Speciality SE Wonkana No. 3 ...
Prohibitions on Retail and Commercial Lease Evictions Receive Another Extension 

Prohibitions on Retail and Commercial Lease Evictions Receive Another Extension 

On 2 December 2020, Queensland Parliament passed amending legislation to give further effect and operation to the ...
Family Law Partner takes it one step at a time

Family Law Partner takes it one step at a time

Congratulations to Marino Law’s Family Law partner, Abbi Golightly for taking part in the Q1 Stair Challenge on ...
Marino Law makes Third Tier in prestigious Doyles Guide

Marino Law makes Third Tier in prestigious Doyles Guide

Marino Law has achieved Third Tier of Family and Divorce Lawyers for 2018 on the prestigious Doyles Guide for the ...

Marino Law named in Prestigious Doyles Guide

Marino Law has been named in the Recommended category of Family and Divorce Lawyers for 2017 in the prestigious ...

Marino Law Grows Family

  Boutique law firm Marino Law is boosting its family law offering with the appointment of Abbi Golightly ...