The National Employment Standards

The National Employment Standards (NES) are 10 minimum terms of employment that apply to all employees in accordance with the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth). 10 Workplace Entitlements that Apply to all Employers A maximum standard working week of 38 hours for full-time employees, plus 'reasonable' additional hours. A ... More

Rear Admiral Peter James Marshall

RMYC Port Hacking members and visitors are invited to join us in commemorating the service and sacrifice of all those who have served and are currently serving on Thursday, 25th April 2019 at the RMYC Port Hacking. Our day commences with a special ANZAC Day commemorative ceremony, in conjunction with members of the ... More

VHF marine Radio Licence

All operators of marine radios (except 27MHz) are required to hold the appropriate qualification to operate the device. A Certificate of Proficiency or Statement of Attainment, issued by Australian Communications Authority, shows that the holder has the skill to operate certain types of radios and are also a requirement ... More

What does bankruptcy really mean?

We would like to acknowledge that the following article came from Adam Halstead of Goldbergs Lawyers group which recently merged with WMD Law. Adam was interviewed on radio concerning bankruptcy and these are his views: Most people have heard of bankruptcy but what does it really mean? Being bankrupt might be described ... More

Social Media and Family Law

Social media is extremely popular as it allows you to easily connect with family and friends all over the world. What you may not be aware of is that what you post on social media may affect the outcome of your parenting proceedings. It is important to remember that the Family Court has allowed photos and other material ... More

We all know that Wills can be revoked – sometimes this can happen without you being aware of it

We would like to acknowledge that the following article came from the Goldbergs Lawyers group and its founder, Grahame Goldberg who happens to be the former commodore of the Royal Motor Yacht Club at Newport! The Goldbergs group comprises of Goldbergs Lawyers (operating since 1964) in the Sydney CBD, Mulally Myllot ... More

The highs and lows of Christmas

For most of us, Christmas is a happy if somewhat exhausting time. It is a time when there is more opportunity to meet with family and friends and, for most of us, it is very enjoyable. For some, however, it is a difficult and stressful time and for those who are already facing marital problems it can be a tipping point ... More

Bankruptcy in Family Law Property Proceedings

If you are going through a separation and you or your partner are or become bankrupt, it is important to know how it can affect the way a Court will deal with property division. Once a person becomes bankrupt, their property is immediately vested in the trustee in bankruptcy. The bankruptcy trustee may then be joined as ... More

Wollongong – Round 9

Wollongong Golf Club was the venue the penultimate McGrath Foundation pink round in this year’s RMYCPH Golf Club championship. Twenty nine golfers, mostly in pink or at least McGrath Foundation caps, played Round 9 in ideal conditions.    The beach-side course, featuring the largest fairway bunkers outside of the ... More

Implementing new business ideas safely – establishing a business based on Intellectual Property

WMD Law When starting a new business or developing a business idea involving intellectual property it is vital to protect the products of your hard work and knowledge. The first step is to determine what needs protecting, and then to determine how best to protect it. Intellectual property is an important asset which is ... More