Archive for July, 2016

Right of individuals in the SA Industrial Relations Commission

Right of Individuals to Apply to bring an Individual Dispute to the SA Industrial Relations CommissionOur firm acts for the Ambulance Employees Association and its members.In a dispute filed with the SA Industrial Commission a few months ago, on behalf of both an individual paramedic and the Union, the State Industrial Commission considered whether it ... Read more

Johnston Withers addresses mental health in the workplace

Our Managing Director Graham Harbord was invited to attend in February 2016 before the SA Parliamentary Committee on Occupational Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation, which is investigating mental health in the workplace. As an expert lawyer in Workers Compensation, Graham was asked by the Committee to provide advice about the new Return to Work Act and ... Read more

Johnston Withers addresses labour hire inquiry

Our Managing Director Graham Harbord was invited to attend a meeting in March 2016 of the SA Parliament Economic and Finance Committee which is holding an inquiry into the labour hire industry. As an expert employment lawyer he was invited to provide advice to the Committee about the law affecting labour hire agencies and the ... Read more

Johnston Withers makes digital history

Posted by Johnston Withers, in News
Johnston Withers is delighted to be able to say that we are the first law firm in SA to lodge land title documents using PEXA, South Australia’s new online property exchange.The property exchange went live 9am on Monday 4 July.   Gemma Wallace, who works as a Registered Conveyancer at our Adelaide office, lodged a caveat shortly ... Read more