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20 June 2018 – Labour Hire Licensing update

The Labour Hire Licensing Act 2017 (LHL Act) and the accompanying regulation commenced on 16 April 2018.

20 June 2018 – Reminder to practitioners – restrictions on filed material

The Supreme, District and Land Courts Service reminds practitioners that the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules 1999 reflect the principle that ‘justice must not only be done but be seen to be done’ in that the rules relating to searching and copying filed documents create a very open regime.

20 June 2018 – Court regional services outlet project update

Under the Regional Services Outlet project, some of the regional court registries that provide mostly Department of Transport and Main Roads (DTMR) services are transferring to DTMR operational management.

20 June 2018 – Queensland industrial manslaughter laws – countdown to 1 July

The Queensland Parliament introduced industrial manslaughter provisions into the Work Health and Safety Act 2011, Electrical Safety Act 2002, and Safety in Recreational Water Activities Act 2011 in October 2017.