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#Visa485LivesMatter

#Visa485livesMatter COVID-19 will have an irreversible effect on our lives. Numerous businesses have been shuttered or are on the verge of being shuttered. The economy has sustained irreversible damage. Our lives have shifted dramatically. “Lockdown” is a term that has been coined. International travel restrictions on an unprecedented scale took effect. Between all these worst-case […]

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COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Since the onset of the deadly COVID-19 virus, the world has witnessed spells of lockdown, which have exploded the whole world. There has been an enormous spike in domestic violence cases in Australia. The researchers have undertaken a survey and concluded that there has been a massive incline in domestic violence cases compared to statistics […]

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Why choosing the right education agent has a significant impact in your life?

Studying abroad is a major decision that necessitates extensive research into a variety of factors before deciding to relocate. Students conduct research on various websites and consult their friends, which is helpful yet insufficient when deciding on a career path. The appropriate educational decision makes a tremendous impact in a student’s life because it determines […]

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Ever Changing Migration Policies- How Fair is it?

Before I start writing my first blog- ‘I respect and honour Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and future. I acknowledge the stories, traditions and living cultures of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples on this land and commit to building a brighter future together”. In 2005, I moved to Australia for the […]

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Cyber Crimes amid COVID-19

It is important that businesses understand their exposure to the risks of cyber-attacks. Awareness is the first step towards decreasing and responding to the increasingly complex nature of cyber-crime. Today the most prevalent forms of cybersecurity incidents are a product of social engineering, with the majority of incidents resulting from a particular phishing event, such […]

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The Amending Regulations for Commercial Tenants and Landlords – as extended from 29 September 2020 to 31 December 2020

Commercial Tenancy Rent Relief Scheme – as extended from 29 September 2020 to 31 December 2020 What is the new extended scheme? The COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) (Commercial Leases and Licences) Regulations 2020 (Vic) (Amending Regulations) were published with effect from 29 September 2020. The Amending Regulations vary and extend the operation of the COVID-19 Omnibus (Emergency Measures) […]

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Be careful of what you ‘like’ on Facebook – Defamation Claims

Protecting one’s reputation is becoming increasingly important as individuals and businesses are now relying on social media and online presence as a tool for marketing and advertising. The Courts are now more willing than ever to punish those who defame and damage one’s reputation. Bolton v Stoltenberg [2018] NSWSC 1518 Parties Mr Conrad Bolton (Plaintiff) […]