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Reporting Elder Abuse

Should reporting of elder abuse be mandatory?

  • 11/06/2019

The concept of mandating the reporting of elder abuse is controversial and draws parallels with mandatory reporting of child abuse. While mandatory reporting has existed in some US states for…

Federal Election

Not sure who to vote for in the Federal election?

  • 16/05/2019

Our team of predominantly female lawyers are well recognised for their advocacy for women and women’s issues. They are specialists in protecting the interests of women. That’s why we’ve pulled…

Improved Care For Aged Care Residents

Vulnerable older Australians miss out in Budget

  • 06/04/2019

This week’s Federal Budget did little for older Hunter people, particularly the growing number of vulnerable people needing aged care at home or in facilities. Our politicians all say older…

Anaesthetic Error

Anaesthetic Error – Other Case Studies

  • 03/12/2018

Further to our own client's stories, other cases involving the misuse of anaesthesia or anaesthetic error in Australia and the UK have affected public and professional discourse surrounding anaesthesia. Grace Wong…

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

  • 15/06/2018

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (June 15)  shines a spotlight on increasing financial abuse. Local elder law expert calls on Governments to take faster action to prevent it  A local…

Aged Care Policy

New Aged Care Policy Falls Woefully Short

  • 11/05/2018

The Federal Government’s latest aged care policy announcement falls significantly short of what’s required to address the crisis in aged care. From January 1, 2019 a new, “independent” Aged Care…

Client Story Vaginal Birth

Injuries from Vaginal Birth | Our Client’s Story

  • 14/12/2017

We acted for a 24-year-old woman from regional NSW who sustained very severe physical and psychological injuries during the traumatic birth of her second child. In fact, our client’s injuries…

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