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TAC clients to have improved claims process using myTAC app TAC clients to have improved claims process using myTAC app

Published on 29 June 2017: The client-focused myTAC app and web portal will improve a client’s ability to interact directly with the TAC, making it easier to self-manage TAC claims.

Introducing Pathways to Change: A family violence strategy and resource guide Introducing Pathways to Change: A family violence strategy and resource guide

Published on 28 June 2017: Pathways to Change, developed with the support of the ANMF (Victorian Branch), addresses the prevalence of family violence our Family and Relationships Lawyers face on a daily basis.

Victoria taking the right steps to reduce violence and aggression against health workers Victoria taking the right steps to reduce violence and aggression against health workers

Published on 26 June 2017: Up to 95% of Victoria health care workers have experienced physical or verbal abuse, a new ad campaign by WorkSafe Victoria reports.

Tram accident renews question - how safe are passengers on city trams? Tram accident renews question - how safe are passengers on city trams?

Published on 21 June 2017: Every now and then as a lawyer, a case crosses my path where I become as frustrated as my clients at the constraints of the law and am equally baffled by the poor response from the offending party involved.

Clarity on TAC powers for injured in DLZ v TAC Case Clarity on TAC powers for injured in DLZ v TAC Case

Published on 20 June 2017: The Victorian Court of Appeal recently handed down judgment in a case that will have significant ramifications for those catastrophically injured in transport accidents.

World Elder Abuse Day - Report responds to Family Violence and Financial Abuse of older people World Elder Abuse Day - Report responds to Family Violence and Financial Abuse of older people

Published on 19 June 2017: World Elder Abuse Day is a day for people and organisations around the world to recognise, respect and acknowledge the dignity and autonomy of older people, and protecting and safeguarding older people from abuse.

The Future of non-compete clauses in USA vs Australia The Future of non-compete clauses in USA vs Australia

Published on 16 June 2017: A look at the increasing reliance of US based companies on non-compete clauses to restrain the post employment activities of workers, compared to Australia.

Connellan v Murphy [2017] VSCA 116 Connellan v Murphy [2017] VSCA 116

Published on 15 June 2017: On 22 May, the Supreme Court of Victoria's Court of Appeal invoked s27R to permanently stay proceedings relating to the alleged sexual assault of a minor in 1968. The decision is one that is cause for concern for survivors of abuse.

Uncovering common misconceptions about the Royal Commission and Redress Uncovering common misconceptions about the Royal Commission and Redress

Published on 14 June 2017: The terms ‘Royal Commission’ and ‘redress’ are common within the institutional abuse sphere but their meanings are often misunderstood. Here we discuss the difference between them.

"Compulsory" Superannuation: Oh Yeah

Published on 30 May 2017: Compulsory Superannuation: A satirical view of the ins and outs of the (compulsory) Government scheme where underpayment of employee benefits is rife.

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