New laws will help child abuse survivors seek justice
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers says child abuse survivors will have greater access to justice after the Victorian Government today introduced new laws to overturn an unfair loophole that prevented survivors from suing some organisations for their abuse.
Unacceptable hazing rituals have no place in Australian universities
Horrific allegations of college campus hazing exposed today have again highlighted an urgent need for improved standards in governance and a change in attitudes towards dealing with harassment and inappropriate behaviour at Australian universities, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Poker machine case decision
A Federal Court judgment today on a landmark pro-bono poker machine case has found that while poker machine design features are not legally misleading and deceptive, the full impacts of such features in fuelling gambling addiction remain unclear.