Gow Gates Posts

March Financial Update

March 29, 2021

Welcome to the March monthly update! Who would believe we are nearly a quarter of the way through 2021. With the vaccine rolling out around the world and the prospect of borders starting to reopen things are looking positive for the balance of 2021.   FEBRUARY MARKET PERFORMANCE Equity Markets – Index Returns* At Close […]

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Potential insurance implications of the Aged Care Royal Commission final report

March 19, 2021

The long-awaited final report from the Royal Commission into aged care quality and safety was released earlier this month, recommending sweeping changes to the aged care sector. The report made 148 recommendations, many of which – if adopted by the Government – will result in new legislation and increased regulations that aged care providers will […]

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COVID-19 vaccinations in the workplace: roles and responsibilities

March 2, 2021

The first Australians received their COVID-19 vaccinations recently, with a mass vaccination program currently taking place around the country. This has implications for businesses, given employers have an obligation to eliminate or minimise the risk of contracting the novel corona virus in the workplace. Vaccination may form part of the strategies businesses employ to address […]

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