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Funding for counselling of abuse victims announced Funding for counselling of abuse victims announced

Published on 16 April 2013: The Federal Government has announced that $44 million in funding will be made available for counselling for victims of institutional child sex abuse as part of the support services being offered as part of the Royal Commission processes

Royal Commission reveals how it will collect victim statements Royal Commission reveals how it will collect victim statements

Published on 16 April 2013: Guidelines relating to statements by victims to the Royal Commission have been released.

Confused about WorkCover and TAC? We answer some common questions. Part Five Confused about WorkCover and TAC? We answer some common questions. Part Five

Published on 10 April 2013: Our firm has helped nearly 70,000 claims on behalf of WorkCover and TAC clients. There aren't too many questions that we haven't heard, and answered, before. Part Five.

Now taking claims for ADF Reparation Scheme Now taking claims for ADF Reparation Scheme

Published on 10 April 2013: RCT will now start notifying the Defence Abuse Response Taskforce of claims for compensation for the reparation scheme recently announced.

Confused about WorkCover and TAC? We answer some common questions. Part Four Confused about WorkCover and TAC? We answer some common questions. Part Four

Published on 05 April 2013: Our firm has helped nearly 70,000 claims on behalf of WorkCover and TAC clients. There aren't too many questions that we haven't heard, and answered, before. Part Four

Royal Commission offers private hearings and information protection Royal Commission offers private hearings and information protection

Published on 28 March 2013: Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has announced that survivors of abuse will be able to tell their stories to the Royal Commission in less formal, private hearings.

Government steps up fight on asbestos Government steps up fight on asbestos

Published on 27 March 2013: Whilst many workplaces have had coordinated measures of preventing asbestos exposure in place for a number of years, many people in the community have not had the same protection or understand the risk they have of being exposed.

Why hurry the ADF Reparation Scheme Why hurry the ADF Reparation Scheme

Published on 27 March 2013: Victims and military compensation lawyers question the need for such a short claims deadline for the ADF Abuse Reparation Scheme.

Confused about WorkCover and TAC? We answer some common questions. Part Three Confused about WorkCover and TAC? We answer some common questions. Part Three

Published on 19 March 2013: Our firm has helped nearly 70,000 claims on behalf of WorkCover and TAC clients. There aren't too many questions that we haven't heard, and answered, before. Part Three.

Defence abuse deadline looms Defence abuse deadline looms

Published on 19 March 2013: Defence Minister, Stephen Smith, has announced that new claimants will face a cut off date of 31 May 2013.

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