Please find attached the VGSO November Client Newsletter Affidavits and Statutory Declarations.
For further information or legal advice on any issues raised in this client newsletter please contact Stephen Lee, Assistant Victorian Government Solicitor, Litigation and Dispute Resolution (03) 8684 0410 or Shaun Le Grand, Assistant Victorian Government Solicitor, Police Branch (03) 9247 3053.
Please find the Spring edition of our Newsletter, VGSO in Focus.
Highlights from this issue:
- Spotlight on the Victorian Government Solicitor, Peter Stewart
- Historic Native Title Agreement
- Case Note: Powercorp
- $100m Case against the State Dismissed
Cloud computing has been at the forefront of information technology trends and developments in recent times. Despite extensive media and other coverage on this new approach to information technology, many organisations are still reluctant to make the leap into cloud computing. This newsletter discusses the key risks posed by cloud computing from a government perspective and suggests a number of contractual safeguards which can help to mitigate those risks.
Please find attached details for the Employment Law Workshops 2011
Please find attached the March VGSO Newsletter that considers the recent case, IPEX ITG Pty Ltd v State of Victoria on a government tender.
Please find the March client newsletter, Revised Model Litigant Guidelines for the State of Victoria.
Please find attached the latest Planning, Enviroment & Heritage Newsletter
The Civil Procedure Act 2010 (the Act) has the potential to dramatically alter the litigation landscape for civil disputes by challenging the traditional adversarial approach to civil claims in Victoria.
The Edge will be a regular newsletter produced by the VGSO's newly established Workplace Relations and Human Rights Branch.
The most recent (and final) decision in the longrunning Heather Osland litigation turned on the application of s 50(4) of the FOI Act.
Two recent decisions have cast significant doubt over the extent that copyright can protect data.
In this newsletter we provide an overview of these two cases, as well as a real life example which illustrates the potential issues that these decisions can create for government.