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22 October Apology needs to be backed by action Today thousands of survivors of childhood abuse and their supporters watched on as Australia’s Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, apologised on behalf of the government for decades of sexual abuse perpetrated against children by those who were charged with their care in institutions.
11 October Airbnb and rental properties – what happens when someone gets injured? Airbnb has exploded in popularity in Australia, bringing benefits for property owners and people looking for a place to stay. This blog looks at what happens if someone gets injured on an Airbnb property and more broadly, a rental property.
10 October Redress for abuse survivors - it’s about more than penetration The National Redress Scheme’s focus on the type of abuse act committed rather than the impact of an act on a survivor is not only shortchanging some survivors, it also betrays a lack of understanding of the effect of this abuse on survivors.
4 October How Google, social media and surveillance can impact personal injury cases Injury cases are often won and lost on what the injured person says and how their life is affected by the injury. Social media has the potential to portray evidence that may be taken out of context or misinterpreted by the Courts.
2 October How the new Sexual Abuse Redress scheme is not working Commonwealth Government sexual abuse redress scheme payments are assessed under a rigid system of classification focusing on the act, ignoring how each individual reacts differently to abuse. This may lead to survivors being short-changed.
28 September Why it's important to list all your injuries on a TAC claim form If you’ve been in a road accident, when it comes time to fill in your TAC injury claim form, it’s extremely important to list all your injuries, and to let your doctor know immediately if an accident related injury develops.
26 September What to do if you don’t lodge your WorkCover claim immediately You don’t have to lodge a WorkCover injury claim as soon as you are injured, but it helps if you do. In this blog, we explain what happens if you do not make a WorkCover claim as soon as you are injured, and what you can do about it.