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LIJ April 2011

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Charity need not be taxing
Despite a recent finding in the High Court, charities must remain aware of their purpose and make sure any funding agreements they have do not lead them to stray from it.

By Derek Mortimer

Feature Articles

Accessing more areas: The Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010

Accessing more areas: The Disability (Access to Premises – Buildings) Standards 2010
New building standards aim to improve building access for people with a disability while also ensuring builders meet their responsibilities under the Disability Discrimination Act.

By Katherine Cooke

Flooding claims the recent deluge

Flooding claims the recent deluge
Recent clarification by the Supreme Court about liability in flooding claims will expand the types of cases falling within VCAT’s jurisdiction.

By Robert Sadler

The art of the  royalty

The art of the royalty
The Resale Royalty Right for Visual Artists Act marks a significant moment in Australia’s recognition of artists’ rights to share in the future profits of their work.

By Julia Cameron

The two-price must be the true price

The two-price must be the true price
Under a revamped consumer protection regime, the ACCC has been vigorously pursuing companies that quote misleadingly higher prices in comparison to “sale” prices.

By Jeremy Zwaigoft


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Editorial committee

Chair: Gerry Bean Members:  Tony Burke, Geoff Gronow, Melissa Macken, Chris Molnar, Cameron Ross and Carolyn Ford.


Editorial policy

All contributions and letters to the editor to be addressed to: Managing editor, Carolyn Ford, Law Institute of Victoria Ltd, GPO Box 263, Melbourne 3001. Tel: (61 3) 9607 9319. Mob: 0406 004 935. Fax: (61 3) 9607 9451. Email: Views expressed by contributors are not necessarily endorsed by the Law Institute of Victoria. No responsibility is accepted by the Institute, the editor or the printers for the accuracy of information contained in the text and advertisements.

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