The Labour Hire Licensing Regulation 2018 (Qld) (“the Regulations”) was released on Friday, 6 April 2018 to support the recently implemented Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 (Qld) (“the Act”). Summary of the Act A new licencing system has been introduced for labour hire provides throughout Queensland. The Act provides:- Any person providing ‘labour hire services’ in Queensland without a licence to do so will commit an offence; ‘Labour hire services’ is broadly defined to mean supplying a worker to another person to do work; Licences must be renewed annually, and applicants must pass a ‘fit and proper persons’ test before a licence will be issued. Regulations The Regulations have
If you are not sure what The Law App actually is, think of it like a freelancer site for lawyers practicing in all different fields of the law. Instead of being a general services app, or a site where you hire freelance writers, programmers and designers, it’s a platform that specialises in law and everything to do with the legal profession. As a client, you can join The Law App for free and list your problem or issue on the app, providing details of exactly the kind of help you are seeking. You can even set your proposed maximum budget for the service you receive. Appropriately qualified lawyers
Debuting this week is a new web based legal app that will allow consumers to locate an available lawyer and connect with them instantly by voice and video, in much the same way that someone can hail a ride ‘on demand’ using the transportation app Uber or order food using food delivery app Menulog. Tentatively named “The Law App’, the Australian designed and developed technology is currently awaiting final approval from Apple to be included in the app store. The app’s developer, Kristin Noble, hopes that the app will be available in the app store by the start of July 2018. “Our state-of-art app is in the on-demand
For many decades going to law school in Australia virtually guaranteed graduates a long and prosperous career, where often the sky was the limit when it came to their income potential. The field of law was like some mystical realm that us regular folk didn’t have access to and could never hope to comprehend. In the last 15 years or so that’s all changed. With the advent of the internet and the massive growth of online content – in many cases accessible for free – more and more people are turning to the internet for information and advice. And it isn’t just the legal field that’s been affected.