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Transport operators and storage facilities face increased liability under recent Australian Consumer Law Amendments

Amendments to the Australian Consumer Law (“ACL”), which is a schedule to the Commonwealth Competition and Consumer Act 2010, passed by the Commonwealth Parliament on 18 October 2018 are likely to increase the exposure of domestic land transport and storage facility operators for goods damaged during transportation or storage.  
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What is Point to Point Transport?

Point to Point Transport includes all flexible transport services that can take customers on the route they choose, at the time that suits them. 
  • 7 Oct 2016

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HVNL and nexus

Since HVNL offences (particularly corporation offences) may occur in multiple jurisdictions, simultaneously or consecutively, is it necessary for explanatory provisions regarding nexus?
  • 19 Sep 2016

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Up up and away for drones

From 29 September 2016 new rules for the operation of remotely piloted aircraft (RPA) in Australia will come into effect. 
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Boost for Australian Merchant Shipping Fleet

The Australian ocean merchant shipping fleet has been in steady decline for decades. Not even the much heralded reforms by the previous Federal Government in 2012 designed to boost the Australian merchant fleet have managed to halt that decline. In the past two years the Australian ocean merchant fleet fell by a third from 21 vessels to only 14.

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