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Comcare review demands quick action Comcare review demands quick action

Published on 15 May 2013: Peter Hanks QC has handed down his review of the Safety Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1998 (SRCA), which contains some excellent recommendations for reform of the national Comcare scheme.

Initial mis-diagnosis of road injury can have serious consequences Initial mis-diagnosis of road injury can have serious consequences

Published on 15 May 2013: Many people who have been in a road collision and are taken to hospital for diagnosis are being discharged prematurely and then denied assistance from the TAC.

Have you been sacked because of a TAC injury claim? Have you been sacked because of a TAC injury claim?

Published on 09 May 2013: Have you been sacked because of a TAC injury claim? If you've been injured on the road you might find that the road back to work is more than a little bumpy.

Categories of Payment under DART scheme Categories of Payment under DART scheme

Published on 09 May 2013: Reparation Payments paid under the Defence Abuse Response Team (DART) are not paid as compensation but are meant as an acknowledgement by Defence that the abuse was wrong and can have a lasting and serious impact.

Eligibility Requirements for ADF Reparation Payments Eligibility Requirements for ADF Reparation Payments

Published on 09 May 2013: Eligibility requirements for a reparation payment from the ADF Taskforce have now been released.

Royal Commission calls for submissions from victims Royal Commission calls for submissions from victims

Published on 09 May 2013: The Royal Commission is calling for victims to come forward and make submissions.

TAC and casual labour TAC and casual labour

Published on 24 April 2013: Many people who are laid off work as result of being injured have done so outside of work, possibly even on their way to or from the workplace.

Royal Commission reveals how it will collect victim statements Royal Commission reveals how it will collect victim statements

Published on 16 April 2013: Guidelines relating to statements by victims to the Royal Commission have been released.

Funding for counselling of abuse victims announced Funding for counselling of abuse victims announced

Published on 16 April 2013: The Federal Government has announced that $44 million in funding will be made available for counselling for victims of institutional child sex abuse as part of the support services being offered as part of the Royal Commission processes

Confused about WorkCover and TAC? We answer some common questions. Part Five Confused about WorkCover and TAC? We answer some common questions. Part Five

Published on 10 April 2013: Our firm has helped nearly 70,000 claims on behalf of WorkCover and TAC clients. There aren't too many questions that we haven't heard, and answered, before. Part Five.

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