Australia Law

Have Australian law questions? Ask a lawyer now.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Australia Law Questions
My Boss set up Arlo cameras in the workplace and did place
My Boss set up Arlo cameras in the workplace and did place 'CCTV under surveillance' stickers with them in the waiting room. She did however indicate that they were for show / deterrent purposes and I was certainly not aware they were both visual and audio recording live stream to her phone. She has today notified me that she has recorded me bad mouthing her to a colleague and threatened she could sack me on the spot for a slander. i do not have a contract, just a simple memorandum of understanding and I am a casual employee. I was not aware I was being recorded and assumed this was a private discussion between myself and my colleague. … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
My son got sacked on the spot yesterday from harvey norman
My son got sacked on the spot yesterday from harvey norman for misconduct, missed invoices... he has about 65 hours holiday pay and i believe severance pay, i am deaf and unable to call them, they won… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
31,751 satisfied customers
We live in New South Wales Australia. this week my husband
We live in New South Wales Australia. this week my husband was re assigned from being a purchasing officer to a storeman ......my husband asked the boss if he was nit performing his job well..the boss… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
I HAD TO QUIT MY JOB BECAUSE THE OWNER ASKED ME TO BE DECEITFUL
I HAD TO QUIT MY JOB BECAUSE THE OWNER ASKED ME TO BE DECEITFUL & DISHONEST TO CUSTOMERS ALWAYS YELLED & SWORE AT ME… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
We 'tested the waters" when approached by an agent. We said
We 'tested the waters" when approached by an agent. We said no to final offer because we didn't want to sell and the agent asked to come around and talk to us. He brought a deposit cheque and signed c… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Hi. My husband has been put on a "PIP" on 3 consecutive occasions.
Hi. My husband has been put on a "PIP" on 3 consecutive occasions. Yesterday I attended the PIP meeting and documented that his 1-Up's manager, who ran the meeting. When discussing 4 out of the 7 item… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Hello, My son was sacked on Friday after his third written
Hello, My son was sacked on Friday after his third written warning he tried to discuss the warnings with his boss on a number of occasions but the boss said I don't want to hear your excuses. My son i… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
We have put 8 solar panels on our roof, when we arranged for
We have put 8 solar panels on our roof, when we arranged for these the supplier said it would cover the cost of our power account each time but it hasn't it covers maybe 1/3rd. The salesman that came … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
Good-mornin,, I have a question to ask regarding my sons sacking
Good-mornin,, I have a question to ask regarding my son's sacking about 2 weeks...My son's been working at flemington market in sydney..he 's been work there for almost 6 years, he's been worked very … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
In March, i spoke with my companies HR department and asked
In March, i spoke with my companies HR department and asked for assistance due to persistent ongoing bullying - verbal and psychological I was experiencing from two specific colleagues. This matter ca… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Employed for four months at a manager level. FEMALE AGE
Employed for four months at a manager level. FEMALE AGE 64 My regional manager made my life very difficult by: - withholding information, - changing my job specifications and expectations without cons… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
My boss sacked his Financial Controller on Friday (she commenced
My boss sacked his Financial Controller on Friday (she commenced in February) as she wasn't performing to the standard he wanted. He called me into his office today and accused me of racism and being … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
Hello, I bank with NAB, I banked $2,477.20 in the express bag
Hello, I bank with NAB, I banked $2,477.20 in the express bag on the 9-3-12. On the 13-3-12 I noticed that the money was not in our account! So I rang and spoke to Nicole and she gave me a ref # XXXXX… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
dear sir was just wondering i was with my wife for 27 years
dear sir was just wondering i was with my wife for 27 years and seperated, i went to work and broke down. My boss helped me out and was working with him only for about 6 months and was just drinking d… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Can you be sacked for having to go to hospital, when my boss
Can you be sacked for having to go to hospital, when my boss had been told six weeks before I went in to hospital? He said he had spoken to his doctor about the surgery I was going to have and his doc… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,663 satisfied customers
I have been on two weeks annual leave. On the last day of my
I have been on two weeks annual leave. On the last day of my leave my employer rang me to say they were extending my leave until i could meet with the CEO regarding an incident involving a client (12y… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
33,424 satisfied customers
Hi Id like to enquire if I have a case for unfair dismissal
Hi I'd like to enquire if I have a case for unfair dismissal? About three weeks ago my boss who lives in Melbourne wanted to stay on my sofa overnight to save costs on a hotel room, I live in Sydney. … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Good afternoon.my husband worked in a company for 12years.Hes
Good afternoon.my husband worked in a company for 12years.He's been sacked early this year.He left company at may,2004 for another job.but three days later he asked his boss that he wanted his job bac… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
2,764 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Sean

Sean

Experienced lawyer

855 satisfied customers

Law degree with 1st class honours from Australian National University.

Darren Kruse

Darren Kruse

Solicitor

16 satisfied customers

Practising in in Personal Injury, Workcover, Civil Disputes, Family, Wills and Estates and Criminal law.

Leon

Leon

Solicitor

33,424 satisfied customers

BEc Dip Ed, Dip Law (SAB) MTax (UNSW)

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

31,751 satisfied customers

Family Law, Commercial Law, Property law, Probate & Wills, Employment Law, International Law, Criminal and Traffic Law, Litigation Tribunal & Courts

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

7,663 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (dist) Graduate Diploma in Legal Practise. Admitted NSW Supreme Court / High Court

Patrick H.

Patrick H.

Lawyer

5,422 satisfied customers

Dip Law LPAB - Sydney based lawyer

James D. Ford

James D. Ford

Solicitor

1,600 satisfied customers

Lawyer | Founder & CEO at Blue Ocean Law Group

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x