Stealing, Robbery, Burglary: What is the difference?

I am sure you have seen the headlines that appear in the news every few days about a store being robbed, cars being stolen, or homes being broken into. Whilst these offences may overlap or share some common characteristics, stealing, robbery and burglary are different offences under the Queensland Criminal Code. This article explains the … Read more

Understanding JobKeeper Enabling Direction

JobKeeper is a wage subsidy scheme designed to help keep Australian in jobs and support businesses affected by the significant impact of COVID-19. The scheme is governed by the Coronavirus Economic Response Package (Payments and Benefits) Act 2020 and associated rules. What is a ‘jobkeeper enabling direction’? The Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus (Measures No. … Read more

COVID-19: Holding members meetings using technology

Are you able to hold members meetings using various available technology during this COVID-19 pandemic? Yes you can, but there are a few things you will need to consider. The Corporations (Coronavirus Economic Response) Determination (No.1) 2020 (“the Determination”) commenced on 6 May 2020. The Determination temporarily modifies certain provisions of the Corporations Act (and … Read more