Administrative Appeals Tribunal Update

Administrative Appeals Tribunal Update On 16 December 2022, the Government announced reform to Australia’s system of administrative review. This reform will abolish the Administrative Appeals Tribunal and establish a new federal administrative review body. All cases currently before the AAT will continue as usual while the reform is progressed, including all federal workers compensation matters […]

First Home Buyer Changes July 2023 NSW

First Home Buyer Changes 2023 New South Wales News Release From 1 July 2023, First Home Buyers purchasing new or existing properties in New South Wales can expect the Transfer Duty Exemption (stamp duty exemption) for Properties up to $800,000 raised from $650,000. The concessional threshold (pro-rata) rate will apply for Properties between $800,000 to […]

Seacare Permanent Impairment

Entitlement to Permanent Impairment in the Seafarers Seacare Jurisdiction In the maritime industry, work-related incidents can result in permanent impairments that significantly impact a seafarer’s quality of life and earning capacity. To provide appropriate compensation, the Seacare scheme in Australia offers a permanent impairment lump sum payment to seafarers. This article explores the key aspects […]