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  1. Mandatory Vaccinations: A Jab at Employees’ Privacy?

    21 October 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    Following the rise of government mandated vaccinations across multiple industries and workers in Australia, it's unsurprising to see that many employers, whose businesses are not affected by these government mandates, are also choosing to follow suit...

  2. JabWatch: Your Guide to Mandatory COVID Vaccinations Across Australia

    20 October 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    Welcome to JabWatch – a collection of useful resources and insights covering everything you need to know about mandatory vaccinations in Australia. Initiated by our Employment Law team, JabWatch will keep you up to date with the latest information,...

  3. Vaccinate or litigate? The role of family law when parents can’t agree

    13 October 2021 | Family Law

    With attention now turning to whether and when children should be vaccinated against COVID-19, a recent decision of the Federal Circuit Court of Australia provides a timely reminder that where parents are unable to agree about vaccination, the court will...

  4. Mandatory Vaccines in the Workplace: Lawful & Reasonable Management Directions

    30 September 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    In our last insights, which you can find here and here we provided an overview of the things to take into consideration if you are either looking to introduce mandatory vaccinations in your business or are looking to comply with a mandatory vaccination direction issued by the government, whether...

  5. International child abduction – COVID-19 is not a ‘shield’ to avoid return

    15 September 2021 | Family Law

    A recent decision of the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia sends a clear message to parents that they cannot use the risks associated with COVID-19 as a shield to justify wrongfully retaining a child outside their usual place of residence. In...

  6. All you need to know about mandatory vaccinations

    8 September 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    As Australia’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout becomes increasingly available yet for the most part inoculation remains voluntary, the question of whether employers can mandate vaccinations as a pre-condition for working remains. This update will provide some insight into this much asked question as well...

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