Christine Long cites cases whereby quick action was taken and the two lots of lawyers came to an agreed position, and another case where delay occurred and it ended up in the courts with expensive barristers with a similar outcome. It was noted that being sued was rarely a surprise. Usually the small business will have already received several letters from the claimant, a debt collector or a solicitor. Cited is Angela McDonald, director of Optimum Recoveries, a debt collection agency with a law firm says that many matters escalate through a process that can be expensive, difficult and emotionally draining but ultimately could have been avoided through open conversation.
Early years[ edit ] Dutton was born in the northern Brisbane suburb of Boondallthe eldest of five children, with one brother and three sisters. His mother Ailsa Leitch worked in childcare and his father Bruce Dutton was a builder.
He became the policy vice-chair of the Bayside Young Liberals the following year and chair of the branch in At the Queensland state electionDutton ran unsuccessfully as the Liberal candidate against Tom Burns in the safe Labor seat of Lytton.
He was a Queensland Police officer for nine years, working in the Drug Squad in Brisbane in the early s. He was elevated to the ministry after the election as Minister for Workforce Participationa position he held until January He was then appointed Assistant Treasurer and Minister for Revenue.
He successfully retained Dickson at the electionwhich saw the government lose office.
However, his margin was reduced to just votes more than Labor's Fiona McNamara. He retained that position when Tony Abbott succeeded Turnbull as leader in December It received favourable reviews, with The Australian describing it as "the most significant announcement by any political party in relation to a targeted, evidence-based investment in mental health".
In the lead-up to the federal electionhe announced a range of Coalition health policies, which were received favourably by industry groups.
As announced, the capital and any ongoing capital gains of the Medical Research Future Fund will be preserved in perpetuity. Projected expenditure on Medicare increased over 9. In a poll by Australian Doctor magazine, Dutton was voted the worst health minister in the last 35 years by 46 percent of respondents.
However, only 1, out of the magazine's 20, readers voted. Dutton third from right at an Australian citizenship ceremony in On 23 DecemberDutton was sworn in as the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection after a cabinet reshuffle.
At the same time he called into question her credibility saying "she's written to me on some issues which are completely fanciful when you have a look at the facts and she's got a track record of making these things up.
She loves the camera and she loves to see her own name in the paper. In November, in a second case, Dutton granted a visa to another au pair, despite his department warning him that she was at risk of breaching her work conditions on her tourist visa.
Dutton indicated that he knew neither tourist. In AugustRoman Quaedvlieg indicated that he had personal knowledge of one of the cases, and was seeking to correct Hansard if it did not match his knowledge.
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