TOPIC: Social justice

Football league for people with disabilities makes sure Aussie Rules is for all

Football league for people with disabilities makes sure Aussie Rules is for all

Everyone in Australia should have the chance to play our national sporting codes at a competitive level. But for many people in the disabled community, mainstream football leagues don’t often provide that opportunity in a supportive environment.

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Challenging the status quo of the Australian footy culture

Challenging the status quo of the Australian footy culture

Young LGBTI+ people are said to be deterred from participating in sport and sporting communities due to traditional masculine cultures which are often homophobic and queer unfriendly.

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Puppy farmers put on notice after tribunal decision

Puppy farmers put on notice after tribunal decision

Dodgy dog breeders have been put on notice after a Victorian couple successfully took legal action against the Gumtree sellers who sold them a flea and worm-infested puppy.

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The life and death legal fights for the sick kids on Nauru

In 2018 Maurice Blackburn has acted pro bono to get more than 20 people off Nauru for medical care. Many of our cases involved children, some as young as six months old. It is no exaggeration to say that these are life and death cases.

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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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Wills & estates

Everything you should know about DIY wills

DIY Wills seems like an easy option, however there are common mistakes that people make which can cause the Will to be invalid. Learn more about Wills here.

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