The Etheringtons Blog

Buying a property can often be an intimidating process, especially at auction where you are competing with other buyers and there is no cooling off period. Many properties are sold…

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Following the breakdown of a marriage or de facto relationship, it is common for separated parties to be unsure, and therefore anxious, about their entitlements in a property settlement and…

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A company is an association incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (the ‘Act’). The effect of incorporation gives the company a separate entity, distinct from its directors and shareholders.…

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If you’re the owner of a Torrens title property that has a swimming pool, you need to be aware of your obligations in relation to swimming pool compliance. Due to…

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Can an employer intervene in an employee’s use of social media outside work? A recent decision by the Fair Work Commission has shed some light on this question showing that…

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Are you an employer? As of 1 July 2018, there are a number of changes you should know about. Why? Because penalties of up to $126,000 apply for employers who…

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If you are considering buying a business there are many things you need to do from a legal, financial and general business perspective.  Getting the right advice from the start…

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The Federal Government has enacted legislation extending the unfair contract term protections of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001 (Cth)…

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An employer’s potential liability for workplace discrimination arises before the first interview and exists whether or not a decision is made to hire a person. A job interview is integral…

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Our Five Best Tips for Leaving your Relationship: 1. Gather Important Documents and Protect your Information Before leaving the family or matrimonial home gather documents like your Will, passport and…

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In the sale of residential and commercial land in New South Wales, it is common for vendors to insert a special condition into the contract which allows for the deposit…

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Privacy law in Australia is governed by the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the ‘Act’) and the Australian Privacy Principles which affect the handling of personal information. The principles were introduced…

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