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Vic COVID-19 update: Restrictions easing from Friday

The Victorian Government has announced restrictions will ease in Melbourne and regional Victoria from 11.59pm Thursday, 17 June.
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NDIS National Workforce Plan for reducing critical shortage

The NDIS National Workforce Plan: 2021 – 25 has been released. It outlines 16 initiatives aimed at growing a skilled and capable workforce.

Federal Court confirms principles identified in 2018 casual worker decision

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The recent Federal Court Workpac v Rossato decision has confirmed the principles of the Workpac v Skene decision in 2018. Both decisions confirmed that casual employees engaged in a predictable pattern of work over a lengthy or indefinite period had been misclassified. Consequently, the employees were considered eligible for paid leave under the terms of the National Employment Standards (NES).    

In its decision in Workpac v Rossato the Federal Court noted that:

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