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  • 21
    Sep
    2012

    Client Newsletter: Impact of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) on Government land purchases

    Impact of the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 (Cth) on Government land purchases.
  • 30
    Aug
    2012

    Case Summary - State of New South Wales v Quirk

    Click here to access the latest VGSO Case Summary - State of New South Wales v Quirk.
  • 28
    Aug
    2012

    VGSO lawyers gives evidence to Senate Committee on privacy

    The Senate Standing Committee on Constitutional & Legal Affairs is inquiring into the Privacy Amendment (Enhancing Privacy Protection) Bill 2012, which will amend the Privacy Act 1998 (Cth) to implement the Australian Government's first stage response to the Australian Law Reform Commission report For Your Information: Australian Privacy Law and Practice.VGSO Principal Solicitor Katie Miller, in her capacity as a LIV councillor and member, gave evidence on behalf of the LIV to the Committee's inquiry on 10 August 2012.  Katie's evidence followed the LIV earlier making a submission in response to an exposure draft of the bill; Katie was a principal contributor to the LIV's submission.  Katie has previously provided evidence to the Senate Environment and Communications Reference Committee in relation to online privacy.
  • 28
    Aug
    2012

    The Brief - August Podcast

    Welcome to The Brief, the VGSO podcast. Our latest podcast covers the Court of Appeal's decision in Noone v Operation Smile [2012] VSCA 91, a case concerning the prohibition on misleading and deceptive conduct under the Fair Trading Act 1991, and the application of the right to freedom of expression in the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006.   Click here to access the Podcast.   For further information on this matter, please contact Eleanor Thomas (ph 8684 0431 or at ua.vog.civ.osgv44d47238d7d3e17aa176019eafac82af@44d47238d7d3e17aa176019eafac82afsamoht.ronaele) or Bruce Chen (ph 8684 0425 or at ua.vog.civ.osgvf0b76267fbe12b936bd65e203dc675c1@f0b76267fbe12b936bd65e203dc675c1nehc.ecurb).
  • 22
    Aug
    2012

    VGSO August Newsletter

    Please click here to access VGSO's latest client newsletter: Coronial inquests
  • 27
    Jul
    2012

    VGSO Client Newsletter - Natural Resources and the Native Title Defence

    Please click here to access the latest VGSO's client newsletter: Natural Resources and the Native Title DefenceFor further information or legal advice on any issues raised, please find the contact details of relevant VGSO Solicitors in the disclaimer section of the newsletter.
  • 12
    Jul
    2012

    VGSO Client Newsletter: The Freedom of Information Commissioner - How will the change affect you?

    Please click here to access VGSO's latest client newsletter: The Freedom of Information Commissioner - How will the change affect you?  For further information or legal advice on any issues raised, please find the contact details of relevant VGSO Solicitors in the further information section of the case note.    The FOI Podcast can also be found here.
  • 11
    Jul
    2012

    VGSO July Newsletter

    Please click here to access the VGSO July newsletter on the recent High Court constitutional case Williams v Commonwealth [2012] HCA 23 - a landmark decision for Commonwealth-State financial relations with far-reaching consequences.
  • 14
    Jun
    2012

    VGSO Client Newsletter: Government Leasing Transactions: The Personal Property Securities Act 2009

    Please click here to access VGSO's latest client newsletter: Government Leasing Transactions: The Personal Property Securities Act 2009. For further information or legal advice on any issues raised in the client newsletter, please find the contact details of relevant VGSO Solicitors in the further information section of the newsletter.
  • 08
    Jun
    2012

    VGSO Client Newsletter - Carbon Tax: Impact on Government Contacts

    Please click here to access VGSO's latest client newsletter:  Carbon Tax: Impact on Government Contracts. For further information or legal advice on any issues raised in this case note, please find the contact details of relevant VGSO Solicitors in the further information section of the case note.

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