Tuesday, 9 September 2014
News - Daily Life
Should you ever sue your boss? When it comes to suing your employer for discrimination or harassment the law is on your side. Or is it?
Saturday, 6 September 2014
News - Sydney Morning Herald
GG's vice-regal homes plagued by ravages of time They are two of the most prestigious and important public properties in the country – and they're falling to pieces. More than $12 million of work at Governor-General Peter Cosgrove's residences has been cancelled or delayed because of financial austerity and emergency upgrades during a decade-long maintenance plan about to end.
Friday, 29 August 2014
News - The Sydney Morning Herald
Christmas Island children should all be freed from detention Mia is a broken child. Traumatised from events she witnessed throughout her childhood, since arriving in Australia and spending over a year detained on Christmas Island she has finally lost hope.
Tuesday, 26 August 2014
News - The Sydney Morning Herald
Asylum seekers want compo for govt neglect Asylum seekers who were injured, pregnant or ill while in detention on Christmas Island are suing the federal government for neglecting to provide proper medical care.
Sunday, 24 August 2014
News - Canberra Times
Physio will keep worker healthy say lawyers A former Canberra public servant has had more than 500 taxpayer-funded physiotherapy sessions over seven years – at a cost of more than $60,000 – is taking legal action to keep the treatment going.
Thursday, 21 August 2014
News - ABC 7.30
What's fair pay for a fair day's work for the intellectually disabled? Workers with intellectual disabilities from what used to be known as 'sheltered workshops' are seeking back pay after the Federal Court ruled that paying them a fraction of the minimum wage was discriminatory and they are fighting their case despite a Government offer of half what they're claiming in return for dropping their case.
Saturday, 16 August 2014
News - The Age
Door opens for welders' cancer compensation An Australian-first judgment linking a Melbourne man's deadly lung tumour to toxic welding fumes has opened the door to new compensation claims by former welders battling cancer.
Friday, 15 August 2014
News - The Sydney Morning Herald
ASIC slams financial planners The corporate regulator has slammed Australia's financial planning industry for shonky standards as a scandal involving Macquarie Group widened.
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
News - The Sydney Morning Herald
Banks gouge case key test for class actions The move by plaintiff law firm Maurice Blackburn to file an open class action against some of the country’s biggest banks comes as the Productivity Commission is set to release a controversial report into the legal system and the funding of class actions.
Tuesday, 12 August 2014
News - The Sydney Morning Herald
Maurice Blackburn launches huge class action over credit card late fees Hundreds of thousands of bank customers stand to benefit from a sweeping new class action over credit card late fees worth hundreds of millions of dollars, to be lodged by law firm Maurice Blackburn today.