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Victims of sex abuse in Northern Ireland asked to come forward Victims of sex abuse in Northern Ireland asked to come forward

Published on 02 November 2012: Victims of sexual abuse in Northern Ireland who are now living in Australia are asked to come forward.

Right to contest decision of super fund trustees strengthened Right to contest decision of super fund trustees strengthened

Published on 30 October 2012: Landmark case strengthens injured workers' right to appeal super fund decision.

Police report on sex abuse accuses church of obstruction Police report on sex abuse accuses church of obstruction

Published on 12 October 2012: The Parliamentary Committee inquiring into child sex abuse allegations in Religious and Non Government organisations has posted over 80 submissions (including the submission posted by Ryan Carlisle Thomas) on its website.

Medical Assessments and Workers' Rights Medical Assessments and Workers' Rights

Published on 05 October 2012: According to recent media reports, injured workers are increasingly being forced to undergo unreasonable medical examinations, with their employers sometimes even attending medical appointments with them.

Long running workers comp case finally delivers results Long running workers comp case finally delivers results

Published on 27 September 2012: Long running workers comp case finally delivers suitable compensation to the worker.

The 'Drive to Work' Licence: Dispelling the Myth The 'Drive to Work' Licence: Dispelling the Myth

Published on 06 September 2012: Dispelling the myth on the 'drive to work' licence in Victoria.

House and contents insurance in public liability claims House and contents insurance in public liability claims

Published on 28 August 2012: House and contents insurance may also cover public liability claims outside the home.

Breakthrough on serious injury gateway at Vic Court of Appeal Breakthrough on serious injury gateway at Vic Court of Appeal

Published on 24 August 2012: Vic Court of Appeal decision opens gateway to more compensation for some injured workers.

Can the Catholic Church be sued? Can the Catholic Church be sued?

Published on 24 August 2012: The response of the Sydney Archdiocese to sexual abuse is at odds with the Church's reliance on every technical legal defence at its disposal to block victims' attempts to seek justice.

Inquiry into handling child abuse extends deadline for submissions Inquiry into handling child abuse extends deadline for submissions

Published on 24 August 2012: The Family and Community Development Committee yesterday announced an extension to the submission deadline for the Inquiry into the Handling of Child Abuse by Religious and Other Non-Government Organisations.

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