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
I need a lawyer for shoplifting. Less than $2000. I eas
I need a lawyer for shoplifting JA: What was the items' value? Was this a first-time offense? Customer: Yes less than $2000 JA: Is the business pressing charges? Is there a court date? Customer: I eas… read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
My organisation restructured and my role changed I was asked
my organisation restructured and my role changed I was asked to reapply others were given redundancy but I was not as I was on leave and caring for family member out of the country -I sent an email to… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I am 49 years old and have worked for 9 years for a large
I am 49 years old and have worked for 9 years for a large private construction company in the mining industry I was originally employed as a plumber and after 4 years became A Health and Safety adviso… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I was employed from 1982 to 2000 aprox Mackay Mater Hospital
I was employed from 1982 to 2000 aprox Mackay Mater Hospital and then transferred to Yeppon and Rockhampton employed casual till now. Took a 2 year break but at no time did I resign my employment. Ret… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
There, I am an executive of a state school P&C committee.
Hi There, I am an executive of a state school P&C committee. About 10 years ago our P&C funded fridges for the than Prep to year 6 classes. To insure the health and safety of food standards as we live… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
Is it possible to sue my ex-husband for compensation for loss
Is it possible to sue my ex-husband for compensation for loss of income, loss of mental health and loss of everything you can list - he lied and purged himself under oath - I got nothing and yet my in… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
My daughter has a serious heart condition and her personal
My daughter has a serious heart condition and her personal safety is being ignored by her employer, resulting in 4 separate cardiac episodes requiring a emergency ambulance. She is employed as Residen… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
The Rockhampton Regional Council made a decision in May 2013
The Rockhampton Regional Council made a decision in May 2013 to cease fluoridation of its local water supply. This decision was made without public consultation and, I believe, this decision was not m… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I have been employed with Compass Group for 8 years. I work
I have been employed with Compass Group for 8 years. I work as a gardener on camp and have recently been diagnosed with a bit of arthritis in one arm. The company's doctor has requested lighter duties… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
I would like to know if I can cash out my long service leave
I would like to know if I can cash out my long service leave after 6 years of service with current company. The reason I resign was, the nature of business operation has impacted on my health. I was e… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I HAVE BEEN EMPLOYED BY AN IGA SUPERMARKET FOR THE LAST 11
I HAVE BEEN EMPLOYED BY AN IGA SUPERMARKET FOR THE LAST 11 YEARS AS A PERMANENT FULLTIME MANAGER. THE BUSINESS WAS SOLD LAST SEPTEMBER AND I WAS KEPT ON. MY LONG SERVICE WAS PAID BY THE OLDE OWNER. NO… read more
Sean
Sean
Experienced lawyer
Bachelor of Law with First Class Honours
855 satisfied customers
I earn $80K a year & my daughter is nearly 18 (March 2013)
I earn $80K a year & my daughter is nearly 18 (March 2013) and my ex-husband has refused to pay anthing towards supporting her as of this week. He left in August 2012 and was paying me $100 a week tow… read more
Patrick H.
Patrick H.
Lawyer
5,422 satisfied customers
I am just wondering where I stand in the legal system about
I am just wondering where I stand in the legal system about my leave entitlements. My situation is i have been employed by the DHHS for 8 years; my permanency was in a lower level for approx. 3 years … read more
Sean
Sean
Experienced lawyer
Bachelor of Law with First Class Honours
855 satisfied customers
I work for a gold mine in Western Australia. My role has been
I work for a gold mine in Western Australia. My role has been made redundant. Recruitment was done by company for another role as Occupational health Nurse. This role was never offered to me. What is … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
On Friday (31/8/2012), I have been told by my employer that
On Friday (31/8/2012), I have been told by my employer that there just wasn't enough work for me and I am to be made redundant. I was on maternity leave from 1 February 2011 to 15 April 2012. Before t… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
To whom it my concern I have recently been made redundant.
To whom it my concern I have recently been made redundant. Below is a copy of my passed three years service with the company. I would like to know if I was treated fairly within the fair work Australi… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
32,717 satisfied customers
I am a Registered Nurse I left my place of employment a week
I am a Registered Nurse I left my place of employment a week ago I left the key to my office and resignation letter under the Propritors office door, she then informs the police that I have not return… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 satisfied customers
My dog has been diagnosed with kindey failure after eating
My dog has been diagnosed with kindey failure after eating treats called Kramar Supa Naturals Chicken Breast Bites. The website is www.kramar.com.au. The company have recall some products but they did… read more
Maurice
Maurice
Lawyer
Master's Degree
1,980 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:

Deborah Awyzio

Deborah Awyzio

Solicitor

863 satisfied customers

Bachelor of Laws (QUT), BIT (QUT), Family Law Accredited Specialist, over 12 years experience

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

32,717 satisfied customers

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

John Melis

John Melis

Lawyer

18,693 satisfied customers

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

Daniel

Daniel

Solicitor

7,501 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

< 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