1300 366 441 for a free first interview

Ask about our No Win No Fee OR Expenses fee policy

Legal Blog Home

Recent articles

Filter by:

Articles and Latest News

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

Published on 05 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 Two.

Scottish National Confidential Forum into abuse announced Scottish National Confidential Forum into abuse announced

Published on 04 March 2013: Former Scottish First Minister Lord McConnell has told of his regret that almost ten years on since he made a landmark apology to historic child abuse victims in Scotland.

Victorian Inquiry Extends Deadline Victorian Inquiry Extends Deadline

Published on 22 February 2013: The chair of the Victorian Inquiry, Georgie Crozier, recently announced that the Inquiry's deadline of April of this year has been extended to September.

Ireland offers compensation for 'Slave labour' workers Ireland offers compensation for 'Slave labour' workers

Published on 22 February 2013: The Irish State has finally said sorry to 10,000 women and girls incarcerated in Catholic Church-run laundries where they were treated as virtual slaves

2,410 lodge military abuse complaints 2,410 lodge military abuse complaints

Published on 22 February 2013: Some 2,410 complaints of abuse had been lodged with the Defence Abuse Response Taskforce when its deadline expired on 31 May.

Pope Benedict resigns, but could he be sued by abuse victims? Pope Benedict resigns, but could he be sued by abuse victims?

Published on 22 February 2013: Pope Benedict XVI's resignation has sparked debate about whether he could be sued by abuse victims upon retirement.

Abuse survivors giving evidence at Royal Commission can remain anonymous Abuse survivors giving evidence at Royal Commission can remain anonymous

Published on 15 February 2013: The Attorney-General today announced that survivors of abuse making submissions to the Royal Commission will have the choice to remain anonymous.

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

Published on 13 February 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 One.

Easy Read Guide to the Royal Commission Easy Read Guide to the Royal Commission

Published on 08 February 2013: "An Easy Read Guide to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse is now available.

Phone number announced for submissions to Royal Commission Phone number announced for submissions to Royal Commission

Published on 22 January 2013: A dedicated telephone number has been established for people who wish to make a submission to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

About this blog

The authors of this blog are lawyers or consultants employed by the RCT Group of companies, which includes staff who work mainly within our Stringer Clark offices.

From time to time, we may also invite guest bloggers to contribute, in which case this will be made clear. Authors who are part of the RCT Group are qualified to practice law in Victoria, Australia. Any advice applies to Victorian State law as at the date of first publication. The information is a general guide only and is not a substitute for legal advice applicable to a user's own circumstances.

Residents of other Australian States or Territories or countries are advised to seek legal advice from a lawyer practising in their own area, as laws may vary from region to region.

Recent Authors