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Coronavirus and Discrimination: The balance between protecting the workforce and community and avoiding unlawful discrimination  

Last week a Malaysian student of Chinese descent returned to her rented home in Perth’s southern suburbs after visiting family in Malaysia for a few weeks. Upon arriving home, she found the locks had been changed and a handwritten sign was on the door, notifying her she was no longer welcome in the house given … Continue reading

Coronavirus: what should employers be doing?

Australia, like many countries, is closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new coronavirus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China in December 2019. In order to meet their duty of care to workers, there are a number of steps employers should now be taking.… Continue reading