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We refer to the Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No 6) Act 2015 (the Act) which applies to contracts made on or after 1 July 2016. The Act introduces a new foreign resident tax withholding payment...
ATO Conveyancing Obligations
In August 2016, the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation, the Honourable Jane Garrett MP, announced a general review...
Corporate Social Responsibility
Fairer Safer Housing is an initiative of the Victorian Government to ensure all Victorians have access to safe, affordable and secure housing. A component of the Fairer Safer Housing work program is the...
Landlord & Tenant
The LIV sent a submission to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation...
Advocacy Civil Rights Human Rights Legislation
The LIV submits that the current fines system has entrenched further disadvantage and criminalised poverty for vulnerable...
Advocacy Criminal Procedure Disabled Persons Discrimination Human Rights Punishment
In August 2016, the Minister for Consumer Affairs, Gaming and Liquor Regulation...
The LIV welcomes the proposed changes to the child protection guidelines in light of the 2014 legislative reforms created by the Children Youth & Families (Permanent Care & other matters) Act 2014...
Advocacy Child Welfare
The LIV has long advocated for reforms to the Victorian justice system to...
Asylum Capacity Civil Procedure Contingency Discrimination Dispute Resolution Guardianship Human Rights
The Law Institute of Victoria (LIV) appreciates the opportunity to provide...
Planning and Environment List Issues...
Conduct and Institutional Arrangements: Estate Agents, Conveyancers and Owners Corporation Managers...
The Transport Accident Act Protocols are changing on 1 July 2016. Representatives of the ALA, LIV and TAC have been working together to identify and consider a number of changes to enhance the operation of the Protocols.
Advocacy Cause of action Courts Personal Injuries Practice & Procedure Torts
This joint letter, representative bodies, legal associations and jurists, calls for the 267 asylum seekers at the centre of the recent unsuccessful...
Advocacy Asylum Human Rights
Law practices in Victoria are currently prohibited from charging contingency fees (also known as damages - based billing) in relation to matters involving disputes or litigation.
Advocacy Civil Procedure Contingency
CPD & Networking