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Government commences broad-based review of Australian Privacy Laws

A healthy respect for privacy – OAIC releases two new fact sheets on health information

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner has released two new privacy fact sheets concerning health information.

06 February 2017

Productivity Commission recommends extensive changes to Australia’s intellectual property laws

Productivity Commission released its draft report on its inquiry into Australia’s intellectual property arrangements.

29 April 2016

China's 13th Five Year Plan: Health and aged care

China’s growing middle class and aging population is driving demand for improved health and aged care services and products.

14 April 2016

Are you ready for ChAFTA? Our predictions for business in 2016

The China-Australia FTA will come into force 20 December 2015, benefiting Australian & Chinese businesses.

18 December 2015

High Court States the Obvious: AstraZeneca AB v Apotex Pty Ltd Appeal Decided

The High Court agreed with the Full Court below that the claimed invention lacked inventive step in light of the CGK considered with either of two prior art...

03 September 2015

Looking to enter the Chinese market? The time is now for Australia’s health and care providers

ChAFTA has opened Chinese doors to Australian health and care providers, giving them unprecedented access to one of the world’s largest markets.

24 July 2015

Vision Eye Institute Ltd v Kitchen (No 2) [2015] QSC 66

On ordinary contractual principles, a plaintiff may recover contractual damages to compensate for loss of revenue or other contingent losses flowing from a breach.

02 July 2015

Major stamp duty victory in valuation case - Regis Aged Care Pty Ltd v Commissioner of State Revenue

The case has wide-reaching implications for valuations of land & businesses, both in the context of landholder (& land rich) duty & valuations more generally.

18 June 2015

Changes to My Aged Care system from July 2015

Residential care providers will need to be aware of a number of changes to the My Aged Care system being implemented from July 2015.

19 May 2015

ACCC Halts Hospital Merger

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission opposes Healthscope's proposed acquisition of Brunswick Private Hospital from Healthe Care.

17 June 2014

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