TOPIC: Public safety

Is your child protected from bullying at school?

Is your child protected from bullying at school?

Kids can be cruel. Name-calling, teasing, hitting, lying, and exclusion are pretty common experiences for children at school, with one study finding 1 in 4 Australian students are being bullied frequently.

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Spike in water injuries prompts safety call for summer

Spike in water injuries prompts safety call for summer

A spike in the number of serious maritime injuries in Victoria has now prompted Maurice Blackburn Lawyers to issue a safety reminder to recreational water users, particularly power boat drivers and jet skiers.

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Indoor trampoline parks and your rights

Indoor trampoline parks and your rights

Trampolining is the fastest growing recreational activity sport in Australia, but as the popularity grows, the number of serious injuries also grow.

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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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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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