TOPIC: Public safety

Skiing and snowboarding injuries - who's at fault?

Skiing and snowboarding injuries - who's at fault?

Skiing and snowboarding injuries have become increasingly under the spotlight since Formula One champion Michael Schumacher suffered a critical head injury whilst skiing in 2013.

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The fatal consequences of food allergies and anaphylaxis

The fatal consequences of food allergies and anaphylaxis

Allergic reactions should always be taken seriously as they can range in severity and, in the most extreme cases, can be fatal.

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Slippery business: supermarket injuries and your rights

Slippery business: supermarket injuries and your rights

You slip on a wet supermarket floor, or something falls off a shelf onto your head. What are your rights when you’re injured at the supermarket?

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Why a childhood concussion may be more damaging than you think

Why a childhood concussion may be more damaging than you think

New research shows that even minor concussions in young children are more damaging than we realised.

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Road rights

5 things cyclists want car drivers to know

Bicycles are legally recognised as a vehicle on the road, meaning cyclists enjoy the same rights to use public roads as other road users.

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Asbestos

We need to talk about silicosis

Respiratory disease silicosis poses a threat to a new generation of Aussie workers.

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Will disputes

Everything you should know about DIY wills

DIY wills may seem like an easy option, but they're often more trouble than they're worth. Here’s how to avoid the pitfalls.

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