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A new office location in Melbourne's north west A new office location in Melbourne's north west

Published on 05 July 2012: RCT legal consultant, Ian Jupp, writes of the firm's new office location in Melbourne's north west to service the Glenroy, Broadmeadows, Westmeadows, Tullamarine and Campbellfield areas.

Victims of crime compensation - new laws don't address the real problem Victims of crime compensation - new laws don't address the real problem

Published on 03 July 2012: Victims of crime will find it easier to access compensation following recent changes.

Will there be anything left for me when the lawyers are done? Will there be anything left for me when the lawyers are done?

Published on 26 June 2012: A major concern prospective clients have is about fees. How to protect yourself from being ripped off by an unclear legal fee agreement.

Warrnambool and South Grampians injury figures mask government's inaction Warrnambool and South Grampians injury figures mask government's inaction

Published on 16 June 2012: Serious road accident injuries are on the rise. While newly released injury figures present the statistics, they mask the government's inaction to address the causes of the problem.

Baillieu sex abuse inquiry will flop Baillieu sex abuse inquiry will flop

Published on 19 April 2012: The Baillieu Government's parliamentary inquiry into sexual abuse process is fatally flawed.

Ombudsman slams DHS on sex abuse records Ombudsman slams DHS on sex abuse records

Published on 14 April 2012: Wards of the State: New Ombudsman's report slams DHS records on sexual abuse.

Portland toxic leak class action Portland toxic leak class action

Published on 06 April 2012: Stringer Clark investigates the circumstances surrounding the toxic chemical leak in Portland.

New WorkCover law enables Treasurer to tax at will New WorkCover law enables Treasurer to tax at will

Published on 22 March 2012: Legislation just introduced by the Baillieu Government will give the Treasurer the power to tax Victorian WorkCover Authority (VWA) at will.

As national employers shake out staff, bullying is on the rise As national employers shake out staff, bullying is on the rise

Published on 25 February 2012: We analyse the fallout from a recent stress injury ruling.

Super benefits can be unlocked early Super benefits can be unlocked early

Published on 17 February 2012: It's not that well known that superannuation can be unlocked early if you are injured or ill and as a result, unable to work.

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