From 4 August 2021, there are differing restrictions placed on the ability of workers in locked down areas in Queensland to attend work in a hospital, aged care or disability setting, even if that work would ordinarily be essential work. Importantly, the Direction is one of the first in Australia to draw a distinction between a vaccinated person (being a person who has received the prescribed doses of a TGA approved COVID-19 vaccination) and an unvaccinated person...
MinterEllison is one of the Asia Pacific's leading law firms. Established in Sydney in 1827, our firm today operates in Australia, Hong Kong, mainland China, Mongolia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom through a network of integrated offices and associated offices.
Our success has been driven by the vision of our partners, the in-depth industry expertise of our lawyers, and our commitment to work closely with clients to deliver seamless service wherever they need us.
We understand the challenges that businesses operating in a globalised marketplace face, and offer clients services that are multi-disciplinary and industry facing. Our deep understanding of how business is conducted in our region, local language skills, and proven track record for delivering outstanding work mean that clients access local experience and expertise that is informed by an international perspective.
MinterEllison's large and diverse client base includes blue-chip public and private companies, leading multinationals operating in the region, global financial institutions, government organisations and state-owned entities.
Our strong technical skills, underpinned by the ability to deliver commercially practical solutions that assist clients to achieve their business goals and objectives, have led to our firm's involvement in some of the Asia Pacific's most innovative and high-profile transactions.
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What does 2021 hold for investors in Australian renewables? We ask 100 Australian and overseas investors in the renewable energy sector for their insights. We compare our findings today to those from 2019. This report explores the current trends shaping the Australian renewable energy market, in addition to the main drivers behind deals, opportunity sectors and challenges facing investors. This is our second Australian Renewables Report presenting domestic and global views on opportunities and challenges shaping the sector...
Ena Respiratory Pty Ltd has received $32 million investment backed by Andrew Forrest's Minderoo Foundation, Brandon Capital and Uniseed towards a nasal spray that could assist in the treatment of COVID-19. MinterEllison has advised Ena Respiratory Pty Ltd, an investee company of the Medical Research Commercialisation Fund managed by Brandon Capital, on its demerger and transformative funding round for the development of its INNA-051 spray. The spray is soon to start human studies, and could be used to treat several respiratory viruses, including COVID-19...
After months of rigorous negotiations with the winning consortium, The Hon. Martin Foley, Minister for Health, has signed the contracts that will deliver the $1.5 billion new Footscray Hospital Project. The new Footscray Hospital will support the increasing demand from Melbourne’s booming western suburbs, ensuring families can get the care they need close to home. This is the largest ever health infrastructure investment in the state's history. MinterEllison's involvement in this project highlights their commitment to delivering ambitious infrastructure projects that have significant social and economic impact...