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Tuesday, 30 May 2017
In the news - Brisbane Times
How being an anti-vaxxer affects access to childcare Immunisation is a polarising topic, particularly with the federal government's introduction of the "no jab, no pay" policy last year.
Tuesday, 30 May 2017
In the news - Brisbane Times
Could doctors have saved the life of toddler Lachlan Black? The question of whether intravenous antibiotics were given too late to a toddler who died of septicemia will be the focus of a coronial inquest.
Sunday, 28 May 2017
In the news - The Canberra Times
AAMI customer anger: Insurance industry's preferred repairer schemes in question Car insurer AAMI promises to "make life simpler", but for the Wotton family of Sydney's northern beaches, this did not turn out to be.
Friday, 26 May 2017
In the news - The Australian
US court’s drone ruling does not leave us up in the air When I learned that the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia had decided that drone hobbyists didn’t need to register under the Federal Aviation Administration’s recently tightened safety laws, I felt compelled to investigate.
Thursday, 25 May 2017
In the news - The Canberra Times
So many employees don't know what they're signing up for When most people sign an employment contract they quickly squirrel it away and more often than not forget about it.
Tuesday, 23 May 2017
In the news - ABC News
CommInsure customer faces home insurance nightmare after storm damage Two weeks on from the federal budget, the big banks are failing in their attempts to muster any sort of meaningful support for a campaign against the Government's $6 billion tax impost.
Friday, 12 May 2017
In the news - NT News
Northern Territory Road toll increased by work-related fatalities Work-related road accidents account for one in three occupational fatalities in Australia and 15 per cent of the national road toll, says Darwin lawyer Matthew Littlejohn.
Wednesday, 10 May 2017
In the news - My Sunshine Coast
Consumers to benefit from one-stop shop for financial disputes, but must have right to legal representation A one-stop shop to resolve financial disputes is a welcome step for aggrieved consumers, but protections to ensure a level playing field for legal representation when navigating complaints is still urgently needed, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Tuesday, 9 May 2017
In the news - SBS Insight
What are your rights and obligations around mental health in the workplace? What do you do if you find yourself dealing with a mental illness while trying to earn a living? And for employers, what obligations do you have to hire and help an employee managing a mental health condition? This week's Insight found out.
Saturday, 6 May 2017
In the news - Sky News
Vic govt to reform labour hire industry Maurice Blackburn Lawyers welcomes the Victorian government labour hire industry licensing scheme, saying it would help 'clean up' the labour hire industry.
Wednesday, 3 May 2017
In the news - The Age
What does a female-friendly workplace actually look like? A woman working at a major construction company is subjected to daily harassment and threats of rape and violence in her office for years.
Monday, 1 May 2017
In the news - My Sunshine Coast
Licence scheme will help clean up Queensland labour hire industry Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed the announcement of a mandatory licensing scheme for the Queensland labour hire industry to help combat widespread worker exploitation.