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4/08/2020
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DHHS COVID-19 advice for Victorian providers

NDS and DHHS hosted the webinar: Safer and Stronger to update Victorian providers on COVID-19 impacts for the disability sector.
News update
4/08/2020
News update

Victorian Disability Rapid Response Group established

The Victorian Disability Rapid Response Group will provide dedicated capability to support outbreak management throughout the course of an outbreak in a disability setting.

Federal Court confirms principles identified in 2018 casual worker decision

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22/05/2020

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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