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The suburb was established in 1999 when the Department of Housing and Works entered into a joint venture with Satterley Property Group to develop Dalyellup Beach Estate, a master-planned community which is expected to yield 3,000 lots by its completion in 2012. The area is embroiled in a controversy over toxic waste dumping. In the original advertising campaign, Dalyellup was heavily promoted as "A village in the Forest by the Sea". Along this theme the local private Lutheran school is called "Ocean Forest'.
Human Rights Defenders from the DRC Threatened : Intercontinental Cry
Amnesty International warns that two human rights defenders, Georges Kapiamba and Prince Kumwamba, both from from Katanga, a southern province in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), have received several threats related to their human rights work since the evening of April 3. Along with other activists, Georges Kapiamba and Prince Kumwamba have been planning to visit the town of Kilwa in Katanga province, the scene of a massacre by government troops in October 2004 . Amnesty explains that "the visit [is] on behalf of an Australian legal firm pursuing possible compensation claims in the Australian courts against an ... market research, surveys and trends
Aussie Maddock: Malaysia as bridge between Gulf, Australia
As an Islamic financial hub, Malaysia is best placed to act as a bridge between the capital in the Gulf and the financing opportunities in Australia, said Shahriar Mofakhami, a partner with Australian legal firm Maddocks . Shahriar, who was appointed a partner with the Maddocks Tax & Revenue team in July, was one of the members during a recent Australian trade delegation to Malaysia. Australian minister for trade Simon Crean and his Malaysian counterpart, along with representatives of large domestic Australian banks and Malaysia's investment banks, Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Malaysian Securities Commission (SC), met in ... market research, surveys and trends


Australian Firms Building Bridges to China, via London
was pondering his firm's next big move. In the previous decade, the 1,000-lawyer British firm had steadily expanded across Europe, the Middle East and Asia, cementing its place as a global player standing just outside the Magic Circle firms. There seemed to be a natural next step. "I was really focusing at the time on the States and Latin America," he recalls. When London legal consultant Tony Williams called to propose a meeting with an Australian firm, Martyr agreed, mostly out of politeness and curiosity. But after that July 2008 meeting, Australia stayed on Martyr's mind. Over the rest of the summer, he thought ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
IMF Survey: Australian, New Zealand Banks Remain Sound During ...
anks in Australia and New Zealand are sound by international standards, despite the global financial turmoil, according to two recent IMF studies. But the studies encouraged bank supervisors in both countries to step up stress tests to assess how well banks would perform in the event of a further deterioration of economic and financial conditions. Banks in both countries were healthy at the outset of the financial turmoil—which began in mid-2007 in the U.S. mortgage market and quickly spread to other sectors and other advanced economies—and the institutions continue to be resilient to the global crisis. Economic ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Australian stock market and companies daily report (July 22, 2010)
US stocks tumbled on Wednesday despite strong earnings reports from Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo and Apple, as investors were disappointed with Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's signal that the central bank is not planning further stimulus in the near term. - The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 109.43 points (1.07%) to 10,120.53, its first drop in three sessions. While the drop was broad, the Dow's financial components got hit the hardest. JP Morgan Chase fell $1.21 (3.1%) to $38.42 and Bank of America declined 41 cents (3%) to $13.36. - Among the Dow's other decliners, Johnson & Johnson fell $1.46 ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Junior miners put tax heat on Gillard
Junior and mid-cap miners, backed by billionaire Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest, are threatening to derail Labor's election plans with a new multi-million dollar campaign condemning its revised resources tax. The West PM's climate lure for business Heavy industry would be given an incentive to start cutting its emissions even before the introduction of an emissions trading scheme or carbon tax under a policy that Prime Minister Julia Gillard will announce today in a bid to revive her party's credibility on climate change. The Fin Population focus a cover for failure, says RBA director Julia Gillard's focus on a ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Cook Islands POPs Project Country Plan
AusAID have engaged the Australian legal firm of Blake Dawson Waldron ("BDW") and instructed them to provide advice in relation to aspects of the POPs ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
BSP: Legal Services -- U.S. Commercial Service Australia
Fragomen is recognised internationally as the leading global immigration services firm. Immigration is not just one of many practice areas at Fragomen – it is our sole focus. We employ over 1,200 immigration professionals and we are based in 35 offices around the world, including Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Canberra, and Brisbane. We have a locally-based United States immigration team in Australia, led by a U.S. Attorney and Australian Registered Foreign Lawyer, who can assist with any U.S. immigration and visa enquiries, including U.S. visa applications lodged at U.S. Consulates and Embassies in Australia and the Asia Pacific ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Managing Client Expectations and Professional Risk - Welcome from ...
Ronwyth North is Managing Director of Streeton Consulting and a qualified lawyer who specializes in consulting to the legal profession on practice management. Ms. North graduated from the University of Sydney Law School in the mid-1970s and set up a sole practitioner practice in the outer-western suburbs of Sydney. She later became principal of a small city-based legal firm and also taught practical legal education at the College of Law in Sydney and the Leo Cussen Institute in Melbourne. Ms. North started consulting to the legal profession in 1985. Her clients have included leading legal firms in ...
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Australian Court Serves Documents via Facebook
The big question about Facebook is does it have any valuable commercial application? Well it seems that the courts have found one. Today in what appears to be a first in Australia and perhaps the world, Master Harper of the ACT Supreme Court ordered that a default judgement could be served on defendants by notification on Facebook. A default judgement is given by the court where the defendant does not appear in court to defend the case. Once the plaintiff has been awarded the default judgement by the court, the plaintiff must then locate the defendant and serve the judgement on them. Usually this is done by way of personal ...
Can a non-lawyer own and operate a law firm like a non playing ...
Not in California. Also, lawyers cannot split fees with non-lawyers. why? Because it is a guild. And because it is a licensed profession, with personal liability for advice. posted 9 months ago Interim CEO/COO; Consultant see all my answers THere's no commercial reason why not. In fact there's a lot to be said for the business and operational management of a business to be in the hands of entrepreneurs and business managers. But in much of the world it as as another correspondent said effectively still a guild. And legal restrictions place severe limits on who can play. But commercially it makes a lot of sense to ...