CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE: EDMOND RICE COLLEGE, WOLLONGONG JOINS A LONG LIST OF OTHERS – if you have witnessed abuses, please help

As written in the Sydney Morning Herald today, Edmond Rice College, Wollongong appears to be the latest in a long line of schools where young students have been the victims of a system where known child molesters are allowed to be employed from school to school despite being known sexual predators. Unfortunately this is a …

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A step by step guide in what to do if you have been involved in a Motor Vehicle Accident /what should you do if you are injured.

Travelling by car in Australia to see friends and family over any holiday period can be a happy occasion, but generally speaking, with this increase in travel, so too are the incidences of Motor Vehicle Accidents. It can be difficult to know what to do if you are unfortunate enough to be involved in a …

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Limitation Period Lifted! Landmark Legislation Reforms for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse

The Victorian Limitation of Actions Amendment (Child Abuse) Act 2015 became operative on 1 July 2015. In essence, the amendments act to exclude child abuse from the operation of the limitation periods under that Act. The amendments remove the 12-year long-stop limitation period for wrongful death actions in relation to child abuse brought by dependants …

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Dangerous recreational activities

Many people participate in recreational activities without the realisation that there is a risk that in the event they sustain an injury they may not be capable of claiming compensation. This is because the activity might be considered a Dangerous recreational activity. What is considered a recreational activity? A recreational activity under the Civil Liability …

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Do Parents of Children Abused at School have a Claim for a Refund of Fees?

A woman has recently spoken publicly about being refunded the tuition fee’s she spent sending her son to an elite private school in Queensland for five years from 1989. Her son was sexually abused at the school and has since attempted suicide. She initially sent letters to the school in 2010 which were rejected, however …

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