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The global and Australian economies - putting the future in focus

By newseditor on Thursday, August 25, 2016

Speaking to over 300 attendees at Lander & Rogers' annual client Economic Briefing in Melbourne this week, Alan Oster, Group Chief Economist at NAB, said that global economic data in 2016 is soft, but not back to 2008 levels. "This might sound trite, but you know where you're starting from," he said.

Transgender, gender diverse, and intersex people living in Victoria will now be able to apply to change the sex on their birth certificate and birth registration without having to undergo sex affirmation surgery.

Lander & Rogers recently acted on a range of real estate transactions for Stockland and ARA Asset Management Pty Ltd.

Family Law specialist joins Lander & Rogers' Sydney office

By newseditor on Friday, August 12, 2016

Australian law firm Lander & Rogers announced that Accredited Family Law Specialist Collette McFawn has joined the firm as a partner in its Sydney Family & Relationship Law practice.

The workings of the Coroner's Court

By newseditor on Thursday, August 11, 2016

"As a Coroner, we speak for the dead to protect the living"

Census 2016 shut down by cyber attacks

By newseditor on Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Following a week of calls for a boycott of the 2016 Census amid fears regarding the security of personal information to be collected online this year, no one seemed particularly surprised when the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) confirmed that the system had been targeted, and ultimately disabled, by malicious cyber attacks.

Employers should feel comfortable to question employee absences provided that they approach initial discussions constructively. This was the key message from Lander & Rogers' Workplace Relations & Safety partner Daniel Proietto at a briefing event for employers.

There has never been a better time for advisers to ensure that they are giving sound and holistic advice to their organisation on its compliance with workplace laws. This was the message from Fair Work Ombudsman, Natalie James, at an AHRI ER/IR Network Forum hosted by Lander & Rogers yesterday.

Lander & Rogers recently hosted a lunch for CEOs of Victorian State Sporting Organisations with the Hon John Eren MP, Minister for Sport, Tourism and Major Events.

Lander & Rogers' partner Aaron Goonrey, from our Workplace Relations & Safety group, is leading a series of workshops across Australia in partnership with Employment Law Matters titled "Dealing with Workplace Bullying, Harassment, and Victimisation".

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