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State employer peak body fails to claw back $2.6 million

Business SA has lost its bid for a charitable purpose payroll tax exemption plus a refund of more than $2.6 million already paid, after a court found its primary purpose is providing policy advocacy to benefit businesses rather than advancing trade and commerce.

Million-dollar Hardie damages award raises stakes for asbestos victims

Former asbestos producer James Hardie has been ordered to pay exemplary damages for the first time in Australia, a South Australian District Court ruling the company was driven by a "thirst for profit" when it continued to sell asbestos products despite knowing they could kill.

Schools' rollover deal an "honorable draw": Union

The SA branch of the IEU and employers have conceded defeat after almost two years of bitter negotiations for a new deal covering the state's Catholic schools, with both withdrawing their claims and settling on backdated pay rises aligned with those in government schools.

Consulates can't circumvent Australian IR laws: Court

An appeal by an Italian consulate over disputed annual leave and superannuation entitlements has failed after a court ruled it was not immune from proceedings brought under Australian law.