The bottom line test of misconduct justifying dismissal

Misconduct justifying dismissal is conduct so serious that it goes to the heart of the employment relationship Culpeper v Intercontinental Ship Management (2004) 134 IR 243; [2004] AIRC 261;  or evinces an intention that the employee no longer intends to be bound by the employment contract.  See North v Television Corporation Ltd (1976) 11 ALR 599.