Thursday, 22 December 2011
In the news - Sydney Morning Herald
The cruelty and injustice of a poorly funded legal aid system TERRY Irving found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time. In 1993, an armed robber held up a bank in Cairns and stole $6230. Meanwhile, Irving was at the nearby pub playing pool. A relaxed and generous man, he lent his car to a couple of blokes for the afternoon. He did not think further of it until he heard the police reporting information about the robbery over the radio, including his car registration. Irving was arrested and charged, despite not matching the physical description.
Sunday, 18 December 2011
In the news - Sunday Herald Sun
Workplace safety a deadly responsibility I had a conversation with an employer recently who told me his firm had a simple message for workers: if it's not safe, don't do it.
Thursday, 1 December 2011
In the news - Law Institute Journal
Forum for reform The federal government wants to turn the current complex maze of antidiscrimination laws into an easy to navigate path and has launched a discussion paper to determine the best route to reform.
Friday, 16 September 2011
In the news - Canberra Times
Big toll from bullies at work Juliana Knight couldn't sleep, she cried constantly and was afraid to leave the house. For her, life was anxious and frightening, the simple task of driving a car too onerous to consider. But then one day the terrified creature started to fight back and demanded justice.
Wednesday, 18 May 2011
In the news - The Morning Bulletin
Moura miner wins compo claim A Queensland miner and union delegate from Moura has won the right to workers compensation after the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission found his psychological injury was caused by his employment at Anglo Coal.
Wednesday, 5 January 2011
In the news - Sydney Morning Herald
Insurance fine print slammed as unfair People whose insurance companies knock back their claims for flood damage are being advised to challenge the ‘‘unfair’’ fine print in their contracts.