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15 July Likely that Christian Brothers spending more on legal fees than on compensation The Age reports that the Christian Brothers’ Australian arm is racking up mammoth financial losses as it pays millions to its lawyers and child abuse survivors, but it is highly likely that the Christian Brothers’ own legal fees are consuming the lion’s share.
2 July New Super law could strip you of income protection & disability insurance New laws could see up to 3 million Australians automatically stripped of their life insurance packaged as part of their superannuation. New opt in regulations could also deprive people of their total and permanent disability insurance and income protection.
11 June Dark tales continue to emerge from Geelong Grammar Years after the Royal Commission into child sexual abuse has ended, Geelong Grammar School, once renowned for its exceptional teaching staff and prestigious alumni, continues to grapple with the less flattering association with paedophile employees.
7 June LGBTIQ+ couples: how to make sure your partner inherits your Super benefits People in an LGBTIQ+ relationship face unique problems when trying to ensure their partner will be the recipient of their Superannuation entitlements in the event of death. We explain how to ensure your partner will be the beneficiary of your Super entitlements.
5 June Will a recent judgement open up a new avenue for suing the church for sex abuse? A Supreme Court judgment handed down last week could open another avenue for survivors to sue church authorities and other institutions for sex abuse, which hinges on the interpretation of owner/occupier liability laws.