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Super Alert – 18 June 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert. Several superannuation Bills have been passed this week including the significant Your Future, Your Super reforms. Parliament has also amended the ‘bring forward’ rules for non-concessional contributions, set the new interest rate for family law splits and made changes to the AML/CTF Rules. Parliament – … Read more

Separation, re-partnering and intestacy


Posted By and on 15/06/21

Intestate estate where deceased twice ‘tribally married’ – Re Estate of Bunduck [2021] NTSC 12 (unreported BC202103987) The deceased was an Indigenous man who died intestate. He was survived by his wife and four adult children. He had married his wife in a tribal ceremony. The Northern Territory intestacy provisions require that where the value … Read more

Contractor found to be employee – Deliveroo loses unfair dismissal claim

Significant development in the evolving gig economy case law Yesterday’s decision by Commissioner Cambridge in Diego Franco v Deliveroo Australia Pty Ltd [2021] FWC 2818 has given the gig economy another good regulatory shake, after it was determined that a Deliveroo driver was an employee rather than an independent contractor.  The decision puts both sides … Read more