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 was just curious to know if my situation has legal merit.
Hi, I was just curious to know if my situation has legal merit.1 month ago I had received my payslip by email as I normally do. However, this time I had received another email that was titled “Salary … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
I used to work for my sister and we had a falling out. I'm
Hello, I used to work for my sister and we had a falling out. I'm currently with fairwork as there hasn't been a/l paid or my long service. Her business isn't doing very well, so o asked for my a/l (2… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
I have a question regarding if i am called into my work
hi, i have a question regarding if i am called into my work place for a meeting on my day off, am I entitled to be paid?. i am a casual employee … read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
I was made redundant a few months ago after working for a
Hi, I was made redundant a few months ago after working for a contract manufacturer for 6 years and 11 months and was asked to leave immediately instead of serving out my notice as this would take me … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,838 satisfied customers
My employer has not paid pro rata service leave. They have
My employer has not paid pro rata long service leave. They have stated I am covered by an EA. Fairwork and business Victoria have said it is unlikely I have been covered by a pre reform award or that … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
I need some advice. What can I do when the Fairwork
Hi. I need some advice. What can I do when the Fairwork Ombudsman tell me to pay back my staff who were underpaid? It is a big amount of money. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,838 satisfied customers
We are a R/E firm and having a formal Fairwork Ombusman
Good Afternoon,We are a R/E firm and having a formal Fairwork Ombusman claim for underpayment from a previous employee (let's call him Tran).The claim has based on the total 40 hours working per week … read more
John Melis
John Melis
Lawyer
Bachelor's Degree
18,693 satisfied customers
How can I get advice and directions from a lawyer dealing
How can I get advice and directions from a lawyer dealing with my Telstra/nbn complaint? … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,838 satisfied customers
5 employees including myself have approached Fairwork and
5 employees including myself have approached Fairwork and the Ombudsman about the E.B.A. from our employer, since we contacted Fairwork we have had no work, for myself my last job was mid September. … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,838 satisfied customers
I wanted some advice to see if I would be in trouble or if
Hi I wanted some advice to see if I would be in trouble or if my broker licence would be in trouble. I was referred a loan from a good client of mine who I do alot of business with. I was initially to… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,838 satisfied customers
Hi I am a doctor (a histopathologist). I complained about
Hi I am a doctor (a histopathologist). I complained about 2 colleagues of mine on their professional performance, one of them a locum doctor. Whilst I was away on leave, the management got the locum p… read more
Daniel
Daniel
Solicitor
Bachelor's Degree / Graduate Diploma
7,501 satisfied customers
i have been working 180 hours a month yet my payslip states
i have been working 180 hours a month yet my payslip states that my pay is for 162 hours, and my penalty rates do not start until i have surpassed the 180 hours, the company has a contract which state… read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,838 satisfied customers
I have been working casual for a month at endota in williamstown
I have been working casual for a month at endota in williamstown and I have not been paid yet. The pay is fortnightly and my employer keeps making excuses as to why I havn't been paid. what processes … read more
Sean
Sean
Experienced lawyer
Bachelor of Law with First Class Honours
855 satisfied customers
I am contacting you to try and help me with a difficulty I
I am contacting you to try and help me with a difficulty I am having with my entitlement to a payment in lieu of notice . On 22 August 2011 the University advised me that my employment would terminate… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I am a mortgage broker and about a year ago, I arranged some
I am a mortgage broker and about a year ago, I arranged some loan for a client who was making his money on a 'cash-in-hand' basis.He was not showing his income and I suspect NOW he was receiving some … read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
I am a salaried employee earning $130K (including super) working
I am a salaried employee earning $130K (including super) working for an Australian company who are a subsidiary of a US based conglomerate. I am not covered by an award as I am middle management. I ha… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 satisfied customers
Hi we bought a propertyusing a broker and settlement went through
Hi we bought a propertyusing a broker and settlement went through in December 2009. The broker approached us when we were looking to buy the property and promised that with our financial situation we … read more
Leon
Leon
Solicitor
Master's Degree
51,838 satisfied customers
Hi, I have worked 10 months for 38 hours a week, but my boss
Hi, I have worked 10 months for 38 hours a week, but my boss told me that I have been employed part time permanent. I'm still wondering, if it's 38 hours per week shown on the payslip can that be cons… read more
Brisbane-Lawyer
Brisbane-Lawyer
Lawyer & Solicitor
Master
14,357 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

51,838 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