As part of your end of life plan it is a good idea to appoint someone to make health or medical treatment decisions for you, if you become unable to make such decisions for yourself. It is also important to identify what your values, life goals and preferred outcomes are so the person appointed to make those health and medical treatment decisions can ensure their decision making is in line with your wishes.
While the COVID-19 vaccination hasn’t been explored by the Fair Work Commission (yet), we do know that there are certain situations where an employer can mandate the influenza vaccination for its workers. These same principles can be relied upon to assist with determining whether employers can mandate the COVID-19 vaccination.
Separation is never easy, but it can be even more difficult for business owners. This is because business owners have the added uncertainty of having their jobs (and often livelihoods) tied up in a business that is considered an asset of the relationship. For many business owners, the most daunting aspect of their separation is the possibility of losing their business.
If you are young and single, making your Will is often not front of mind. Your priorities are stagnant wage growth, climate change and choosing a milk alternative for your daily coffee. However, even at this stage of life it is important to consider who will get your stuff when you are gone.
If the government wishes to mandate a 0.5% wage increase for all Australians, no matter what income they are on, then that’s what they should say.