Whistleblowers are people who expose illegal, unethical or inappropriate activity of companies or organisations or information that has been kept secret. The new legislation expands the definition of a whistleblower to include current and former employees; contractors; employees of contractors; associates; trustees; and ... More

2020 Corporate Brochure

In conjunction with Premier Publishing, we are putting together the Royal Motor Yacht Club Port Hacking’s official corporate brochure and wanted to offer existing members and sponsors a chance to profile in the publication for a 16 month period. There is a sample available for download below of the Official Annual ... More

Privacy, Data Protection and Your Business

Perhaps you think your business is too small to worry about investing in a formal privacy policy or a strategy to protect your clients' and customers' personal information. Perhaps you don't think that the structure of your business model warrants investing in one. Or perhaps you are just unsure about what a privacy policy ... More

Suburban Trees, Neighbours and Disputes

Although they bring welcome and needed greenery to streetscapes, suburban trees and hedges can be a significant cause of neighbourhood disagreement and dispute. Trees drop leaves and branches, shade property, block views, and the roots may damage sewage and drainage lines. If a tree is degrading or otherwise causing damage ... More

Abuse of Powers of Attorney

We usually recommend that our clients consider appointing another person to act as their attorney, pursuant to an Enduring Power of Attorney document, in case they become unable to manage their own affairs through lack of capacity or sudden illness or injury. The use of these Powers of Attorney is generally in accordance ... More

Children, Overseas Travel and Family Law

Going through a relationship breakdown is tough on all parties involved, and especially upon young children. While an overseas holiday may seem like the perfect opportunity to briefly take your mind off stresses at home during this period, if you are planning on taking your child with you there are a number of things you ... More

Results of the RMYC Port Hacking AGM Meeting

The 2019 RMYC Port Hacking Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held at 9:30am on Saturday, 31st August 2019 at the Club premises at 228-232 Woolooware Rd, Burraneer. It is our pleasure to share with you the elected Office Bearers for 2019. Board of Directors Steve McManus, Commodore Mark Griffiths, Vice Commod... More

St Michael’s Golf Club – Round 6

St Michael’s turned-on a bitterly chilling wind to greet twenty-three hardy golfers for Round 6 of the RMYC Port Hacking Golf Club championship. Adding to the challenging conditions were super fast greens which saw record low stableford scores for the round. RESULTS 2019 - Round 6 St ... More

Looking back over 50 years

July has quite rightly seen a number of newspaper and television articles celebrating the tremendous achievements of NASA and the US in landing people on the moon 50 years ago. Here at WMD Law we have been doing a bit of looking back ourselves because the firm was established over 50 years ago on 1 July 1969 at Engadine ... More

Bankstown Golf Club – Round 5

Bankstown Golf Club was the venue for Round 5 of the monthly RMYC Port Hacking golf championship. Pre-game there was a lot of cheeky rugby league bravado, banter and sledging with the Rooster loving barista at the local Ashford Ave Milperra coffee outlet. So much for the sledging …. the barista's Roosters were ... More