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  1. 10 Jan

    Full Federal Court confirms that self-insureds cannot contract out of SRC Act

    Sometimes I get asked whether or not a self-insured employer can ‘contract out’ of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988. For employers in this long tail scheme, the lack of commutation can be a major impediment to resolving old...

  2. 06 Jan

    Ownership rights don’t always give rise to a PPSR security interest

    There is a misapprehension that having title to, or an interest as owner of, personal property entitles that owner to register a security interest on the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR). This is not always the case. Owners of personal...

  3. 18 Dec

    IS EMPLOYMENT A SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTING FACTOR TO AN INJURY WHEN....

    WORKERS COMPENSATION Is employment a significant contributing factor to an injury when the "event" alleged to have caused the injury is a period of inactivity while awaiting for, and recovering from, surgery for a different injury? In Alborough...

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