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Don Dale experience not uncommon Don Dale experience not uncommon

Published on 27 July 2016: Many Australians watched in disbelief as ABC’s 4 Corners program on Monday night aired shocking footage of children being abused in detention in the Northern Territory’s Don Dale facility.

Employer ordered to pay $87,000 in unfair dismissal costs Employer ordered to pay $87,000 in unfair dismissal costs

Published on 21 July 2016: The Fair Work Commission has recently ordered an employer pay an employee who was unfairly dismissed more than $87,000 in legal costs, in addition to an order that the employee be re-instated to her employment.

What medical expenses will WorkCover pay? What medical expenses will WorkCover pay?

Published on 20 July 2016: What medical expenses will WorkCover pay? And what traps must you be careful not to fall into so that WorkCover refuses a medical expense?

Will WorkCover pay my super? Can my income be stopped? Will WorkCover pay my super? Can my income be stopped?

Published on 18 July 2016: Will WorkCover also continue to pay Super contributions while you're off work, and under what circumstances might income payments be stopped?

Calculating your WorkCover income payments Calculating your WorkCover income payments

Published on 15 July 2016: If your WorkCover claim is accepted, you will be offered a weekly income payment in replacement of your usual wage. Here is a quick checklist on how to calculate your WorkCover income payments.

What happens after lodging a WorkCover claim? What happens after lodging a WorkCover claim?

Published on 14 July 2016: The law requires that you receive a response on your WorkCover claim within a total of 28 days from the day it is submitted to WorkCover.

Don’t press play: Recordings as evidence in Family Law cases Don’t press play: Recordings as evidence in Family Law cases

Published on 08 July 2016: People are increasingly asking about their rights to use audio and visual recordings as evidence in family law litigation to show their side of the story, but there are complex legal ramifications.

How to get your WorkCover claim started How to get your WorkCover claim started

Published on 06 July 2016: With complex guidelines to follow, most WorkCover claims can be helped by understanding a little more about how the system works, and how to get the most out of it.

Child protection in ADF needs Child protection in ADF needs "jolly good nudge along"

Published on 29 June 2016: Child protection in ADF needs "jolly good nudge along" - Royal Commission into Institutional and Child Sexual Abuse hears.

ADF inquiry reveals Leeuwin initiation rites ADF inquiry reveals Leeuwin initiation rites

Published on 23 June 2016: Details emerge of abusive initiation rites at Leeuwin, as Royal Commission’s inquiry into the ADF continues.

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