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Geelong Chamber of Commerce is a proud sponsor of Localised. The Chamber's role is to support, educate and facilitate a healthy, vibrant business community.

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Bernadette Uzelac | CEO | Geelong Chamber of Commerce

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Expert Articles from Localised Champions

Can employers make the COVID-19 vaccine mandatory in the workplace?

By Paul Gray

As it currently stands, employers cannot force their employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus. While the question of whether an employer can direct an employee to have the COVID-19 vaccine has not been answered by a court or tribunal, employers should consider these factors first before such a direction is given to employees. Firstly,…

The Allocation of Profits by Professional Firms: further hurdles to be overcome for IPPS

By Paul Gray

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released guidelines which set out the ATO’s proposed compliance approach to the allocation of profits by professional firms. The Draft Practical Compliance Guideline PCG 2021/D2 Allocation of professional firm profits – ATO compliance approach (Draft PCG) make substantial changes to the former guidance that the ATO suspended in late…

Unfair Contract Terms to Become Unlawful

By Paul Gray

The unfair contracts regime in the Australian Competition and Consumer Act is about to get some teeth. Although some time ago policy makers recognised that consumers practically lack time, expertise and bargaining power to choose with whom to contract, whether to contract or not and on which term to contract, the current regime is difficult…

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