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Injured in a motor vehicle accident? Don’t settle your claim unless you’ve included future medical expenses

If you’ve been injured in a motor vehicle accident, it’s easy to quantify the amount you want to claim. But have you considered the cost of future medical expenses?

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Australia’s first same sex marriages take place

History in the making – Australia’s first same sex marriages take place

Over the weekend Australia’s first same sex couple weddings took place one week after the Marriage Amendment Act came into effect.

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Alcohol & Minors

South Australia has introduced increased penalties for supplying alcohol to teenagers

South Australia has introduced increased penalties for supplying alcohol to teenagers with the laws coming into effect just in time for Christmas.

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Return to Work workers compensation Parliamentary Review

Parliamentary Committee inquiry into South Australia’s Return to Work scheme hands down its findings

In November 2017, we received a copy of the final report from the Parliamentary Committee and we're very pleased that many of our proposed recommendations were accepted/supported...

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Family Court judgment handed down; Kelvin gender dysphoria treatment case

Family Court judgment handed down; "re Kelvin" gender dysphoria treatment case

The Full Court of the Family Court has handed down a judgment which sees a major change in the way young people with gender dysphoria access treatment.

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How does sentencing for young offenders work in South Australia?

How does sentencing for young offenders work in South Australia?

The sentencing of youth offenders has gained substantial prominence in the media over the last year particularly following the deaths of two South Australian mothers in...

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What is Family Dispute Resolution

What is Family Dispute Resolution?

Family Dispute Resolution (“FDR”) is a specific type of mediation that assists separated couples in sorting out arrangements for their children and sometimes, also property.

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Family Law and how to see your children at Christmas

We’ve separated. How can I get to see my children at Christmas?

It is really common to see separated parents in dispute about the arrangements for children over Christmas; whether it be Christmas Day, school holiday time or taking the children...

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Unfair dismissal win for truck driver in Adelaide

TWU member receives excellent result in Unfair Dismissal matter

Fraser Murray was employed by Reliable Petroleum (“Reliable”), a subsidiary business of Peregrine Corporation (commonly known for the OTR petrol/convenience stores). He was...

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