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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Hit by the Omnibus – Higher Ed budget cuts through Parliament

The Budget Savings (Omnibus) Act 2016 was assented to on 16 September 2016 and has made a number of amendments to the Higher Education Support Act 2003 (HESA). The Act contains provisions that will affect future funding for the Higher Education sector and tertiary student HELP repayments. From 1 January 2018, the indexation method used to calculate annual increases […]

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Text and email like it will be read in court someday

Mobile technology means we have the freedom to text and email anyone, anytime, anywhere – it helps us get the job done, it helps us stay connected… it may also help a court or tribunal decide on the outcome of a dispute. In November of last year, the South Australian Evidence Act 1929 was updated […]

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Who can certify or witness?

Certified Copies, Statutory Declarations and Affidavits: What’s the difference and what types of persons are authorised to certify or witness them? Certified Copy A Certified Copy is a copy of a document that has been compared against the original and certified by an authorised person as being a true copy of the original document. When would […]

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