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Changes to Probate System in South Australia: What is CourtSA?

On Monday 26 November 2018, the Courts launched a new Electronic Court Management System called CourtSA. CourtSA is an electronic system designed to collect, store and process all...

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laws for motorists sharing the road with cyclists in South Australia

The laws all motorists should be aware of when sharing the road with cyclists

With the weekly bike traffic in South Australia having increased by 56 per cent over the last 10 years, there are a few laws all motorists should be aware of when it comes to...

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online payment fraud

What is online payment fraud and how does it happen?

Fraud is always a possibility in online transactions. Over the past six months, there has been an increase in the sophistication of such fraud. We have had a number of clients who...

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My Health Record: Security Changes Expected

My Health Record: Security Changes Expected

The My Health Record System has been shrouded in controversy since its implementation in 2012 with concern expressed regarding the collection, use, disclosure and security of an...

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My Health Record

Who has access to my 'My Health Record'?

Who has access to my 'My Health Record'? It’s the question on the minds of most Australians as the extended opt-out period draws near – and its answer may be the key to answering...

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Millennials: Buying your first home

As a millennial, you may be reaching that stage in life where you are looking to buy your first property. You have likely never done this before, and buying a property is often...

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What you need to know about My Health Record

What you need to know about My Health Record

As of 15 November 2018, all Australians who have not chosen to opt out of the My Health Record system will have a My Health Record automatically created for them. In the first of...

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The Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2018

The Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2018 has just been passed by both houses.

A number of Family Law amendments are currently before parliament, including the Family Law Amendment (Family Violence and Other Measures) Bill 2018 (Cth), which has recently been...

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respecting funeral wishes

What if my funeral wishes are not respected once I have passed?

Making funeral arrangements are often not an enjoyable process and disputes between family members about the service often make situations worse. This blog explains whose decision...

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