Dealing with online misconduct by an employee

Assume that you have a long serving full time employee who is off work and receiving worker’s compensation. The worker’s contract of employment provides that the employee was to refrain from posting on social media inappropriate material including material intended to cause or that could possibly cause insult, offense ... More

Changes to our Covid Safe check-in procedure as of 1st January 2021

From 1 January 2021, it will be mandatory for all hospitality venues in NSW to use the NSW Government’s COVID Safe Check-in QR code to electronically register customer contact details. This will mean all members, their guests and visitors to the RMYC Port Hacking will be required to check-in via the Service NSW App, as ... More

COVID-19 and the Law

This Christmas has thankfully seen an easing Australia wide of restrictions imposed to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Most economic pundits are also suggesting that our economy will recover from the effects of the coronavirus much more quickly than was first expected. This is obviously welcome news for many in the ... More

The dangers of not making testamentary plans clear and in writing during your lifetime

A very recent case of Moore v Aubusson [2020] NSWSC 1446 illustrates the dangers of not making your testamentary plans clear and in writing during your lifetime. It was found that a verbal promise made by Ms Barbara Murphy (deceased) to her neighbours prior to her death substantially supplanted the contents of her Will. ... More

What happens to my children if I die? – Appointing a testamentary guardian

What is a testamentary guardian? A testamentary guardian is someone who is appointed to provide daily care and responsibility for your children and to make decisions about your children’s long term care, welfare and development in the event that one or both of the child’s parents pass away. A testamentary guardian ... More

Experience Australia’s finest golf courses with this 3-day all-inclusive luxury Golf Tour from Golf Air!

Born from a passion for flying and golf, the team from Golf Air have an extraordinary 3-day golfing trip of a lifetime – and it's available to RMYC Port Hacking members for a special discounted price! Every touchpoint of the journey has been meticulously planned to ensure a truly unforgettable golfing experience. This ... More

Resolving Family Law matters without court proceedings

This year the Family Law Courts announced that 2,000 cases nationally have been in the court system for over 18 months. The current time from filing documents in the Federal Circuit Court or Family Court of Australia (the Family Law Courts) to attending an interim hearing can be as long as 6 months or more - even for ... More

RMYC Port Hacking Member Survey!

In the lead up to our reopening we asked you, our valued members, your thoughts and concerns around the current COVID-19 restrictions and how it might affect your interaction with the RMYC Port Hacking when restrictions started to ease. We had over 300 members complete the survey, which provided us with insightful ... More

We’re reopening, Monday 1st June

With the NSW Government announcing pubs, clubs, cafes and restaurants will be allowed to seat up to 50 patrons from Monday, 1st June; we are thrilled to announce we will be opening our doors to welcome you home. We are still working with the relevant authorities on what the new guidelines and restrictions mean for your ... More

The COVID-19 Stimulus & Support Measures, Maher Partners

With the JobKeeper package legislation passing through Parliament last night, Maher Partners have compiled a comprehensive guide encompassing all of the COVID-19 related tax and financial support measures that have been introduced to date, what you can access and how. It is important to remember that the measures will ... More