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  • Insurance,
  • Oct 23, 2019
  • Author: Robert Minc Author: David Randazzo
  • INSIGHT: Powerful new Sports Tribunal leads the way in bolstering integrity in Australian sport. Why is this important?

    Key takeaways: New legislation governing arbitration/ADR of Australian sports disputes National Sports Tribunal introduced for resolution of sports disputes Two-year pilot Conditional opt out scheme Laws apply to acts committed or omitted within as well as outside of Australia Locally handled sporting Appeals have the potential to lower costs Significant civil penalties for breach Sports […]

  • Health,
  • Oct 22, 2019
  • Author: Shannon Mony
  • INSIGHT: Handling sensitive health information about patients and customers – do you understand your obligations?

    The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (the OAIC) has released a Guide to Health Privacy to assist health care providers to understand their obligations under the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Privacy Act) regarding the handling of sensitive health information about their patients and customers. Health care providers range from doctors, hospitals, allied health […]

  • Health,
  • Oct 14, 2019
  • Author: Scott Ames
  • INSIGHT: You have received a notification – what now?

    The practice of pharmacy is highly regulated and modern society is becoming increasingly litigious. With that in mind, pharmacists should anticipate that they may be contacted by a statutory authority or investigator at some stage during their careers. In 2017-18, 1.9% of pharmacists in Australia were the subject of notification to AHPRA[1]. Common statutory authorities […]