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Make no drones about it – you need to run it by URAF

Drone laws have recently been simplified but the rules governing University operations remain the same. On 29 September 2016, amendments to the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations 1998 (Part 101) came into effect. The purpose of the change is to simplify the regulation without increasing the risk to public safety posed by the uncontrolled use of […]

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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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Game of Drones

The “Game of Drones” has well and truly begun and Universities are at the centre of the action in exploring possible uses in education, research and other activities. Drones are becoming more commonplace, but before you play this game you must know the rules and ensure that any operations comply with the legislation. A drone is also known as […]

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‘Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner!’ – the Law on incentive prize draws

Are you looking to entice more people to participate in your survey, research study, event or new initiative by offering them a chance to win a prize? If the prize will be drawn randomly (rather than being awarded on skill or merit), this will constitute a lottery and will be subject to legal requirements. “A […]

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