As the year comes to a close and we are all keenly anticipating the festive season holiday, it is also good to remember that for some people in our community, this time of year can be extremely stressful.
According to the Honourable Kim Beazley AC, when it comes to the actual operation of Australia's economy, "We are not integrating with the Asian economy, we are integrating with the American economy."
The new Health Complaints Act 2016 (Vic) (Act) recently passed by the Victorian Parliament will come into effect on 1 February 2017.
The Victorian Government has allocated $572 million of its 2016-17 state budget as a first step towards addressing family violence, vowing to implement all 227 recommendations of the Royal Commission into Family Violence handed down earlier this year.
A recent judgment by the Full Court of the Family Court of Australia has clarified the test for having a Financial Agreement set aside on the grounds of duress.
On 8 November 2016, the Queensland Parliament passed legislation that institutes a class action procedure into the Queensland Supreme Court. This legislation amends the Civil Proceedings Act 2011 to allow representative proceedings to be brought if:
Are birth claims on the rise in Australia?
Congratulations to Amie Frydenberg and Kaitlyn Gulle - LIV Accredited Specialists in Workplace RelationsBy newseditor on Thursday, October 27, 2016
We are excited to be part of a new national sponsorship program for Community Legal Centres (CLCs).