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Xenia Hammon

Xenia Hammon
Xenia joined CompliSpace in 2014 having previously worked as a lawyer in Melbourne for six years. Xenia was a lawyer at a leading Australian law firm in their corporate team before taking up the role of in-house Legal Advisor at an ASX listed company. Xenia has experience in Australian and international law on various areas of commercial practice. She is currently completing a Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance at the Governance Institute of Australia.
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Recent Posts by Xenia Hammon

ACT Registration Requirements: Last Updated Four Years Ago

The ACT Education Directorate last updated the Registration of Non-government Schools in the ACT Manual (2015 ACT Manual...

Federal Government Responds to the Royal Commission's Recommendations and Offers National Apology

National Children’s Week (19-28 October 2018) is a pertinent and symbolic opportunity for the Federal Government to deli...

Privacy Awareness Week: From Principles to Practice

  Schools may be forgiven for thinking that 2018 is the year of privacy and not just a week!  Given the introduction of ...

Culture is an Ephemeral Concept - So Should Board Members be Responsible for a Bad Culture?

At a recent University of Sydney presentation at ASIC the question for debate was: "Are directors liable for seriously f...

New VIC Child Information Sharing Laws Passed - Do they really protect children?

The Victorian Parliament's recent passing of the Children Legislation Amendment (Information Sharing) Act 2018 (Informat...

Changes to the National Education Act: Simplified objectives and a focus on evidence-based results

The recent passing of the Australian Education Amendment Bill 2017 (the Bill) by the House of Representatives in Federal...

Changes to NSW Registration Manuals: fit and proper and financial viability criteria

The NSW Education Standards Authority (the Authority), formally known as the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational ...

Vic update: get to know the Commission for Children and Young People and the proposed reportable conduct scheme

On 1 January 2017, the Commission for Children and Young People (the Commission) became the oversight body for the Child...

WA Registration Guidelines Update: Policies and Procedures are Not Enough

On 2 September 2016 the Department of Education Services Non-Government Schools in Western Australia (DES) published the...

Overworked, bullied and lack of respect: Key reasons teachers quit

A recent UK survey reported in the Guardian reveals some alarming statistics about the reasons why teachers leave the pr...