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Cardinal Pell to stand trial for historic sex offences Cardinal Pell to stand trial for historic sex offences

Published on 01 May 2018: Magistrate Belinda Wallington today committed Cardinal George Pell to stand trial for multiple charges of historic sexual assault.

Investing in real estate with a self-managed Superannuation fund Investing in real estate with a self-managed Superannuation fund

Published on 26 April 2018: An overview of some of the things you can and can't do and the rules you need to be aware of around investing into real estate through a self-managed Superannuation fund.

I think I’ve been discriminated against at work. What can I do? I think I’ve been discriminated against at work. What can I do?

Published on 24 April 2018: A discrimination lawyer explains what to do if you’ve been discriminated against at work and how you might be able to sue for financial compensation or for pain and suffering compensation.

Ian Dallas joins Ryan Carlisle Thomas' fight against sexual abuse Ian Dallas joins Ryan Carlisle Thomas' fight against sexual abuse

Published on 20 April 2018: Leading personal injury lawyer and founding partner of Arnold Dallas McPherson, Ian Dallas, has joined law firm Ryan Carlisle Thomas. He will work primarily on institutional and sexual abuse cases.

Drink and Drug Driving laws are changing Drink and Drug Driving laws are changing

Published on 20 April 2018: From 30 April 2018 tougher penalties will apply for motorists caught with alcohol and/or drugs in their system. New laws include automatic loss of licence, mandatory fines, completion of drink driver programs and fitting of alcohol interlock systems.

When is it too late to claim WorkCover? When is it too late to claim WorkCover?

Published on 19 April 2018: While it is desirable to lodge a WorkCover claim as soon as possible after injury, there is no absolute deadline to make a claim. What is important is that you have notified your employer of the injury or illness within 30 days.

Common WorkCover enquiries Common WorkCover enquiries

Published on 13 April 2018: When someone is injured at work, one of the best reasons to see a lawyer is that a WorkCover lawyer has experienced many of the problems that can affect your WorkCover claim.

If you’re a cyclist injured in a transport accident, make a TAC claim If you’re a cyclist injured in a transport accident, make a TAC claim

Published on 11 April 2018: If you’re a cyclist who is injured in a ‘transport accident’, you should be making a TAC claim and enjoying the benefits that flow from a claim now that the medical excess has been abolished by the TAC.

When a family member dies in a Transport Accident When a family member dies in a Transport Accident

Published on 10 April 2018: The death of a loved one in a road accident is a traumatic experience, and it is not always obvious where to go for help, and which support services are available.

Victims of crime accessing offenders' superannuation for compensation a step forward for justice Victims of crime accessing offenders' superannuation for compensation a step forward for justice

Published on 10 April 2018: Changes proposed by the Federal Government to compensation laws have the significant potential to address longstanding barriers to victims of crime from obtaining compensation from their perpetrators.

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