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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…

Cosmetic Surgery

Regulation of cosmetic surgery gets more teeth

  • 03/06/2016

Our recent blog supported the introduction by the Medical Board of Australia of new guidelines specifically for those undertaking cosmetic surgery. Now NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner has taken steps…

IVF ART And Donor Children

Embryo donor loophole needs tighter regulation

  • 23/05/2016

Yesterday, the Sydney Morning Herald provided an update on the upsetting case of Natalie Parker which involves embryo donor regulation. The story first came to light in April 2016. In summary, having…

Review of the cosmetic surgery industry complete

  • 09/05/2016

We are encouraged by news that the Medical Board of Australia has completed its review of the cosmetic surgery industry and has today introduced what the ABC calls “tough new guidelines…

Genetic Justice – Fragile X

  • 04/01/2016

Recently one of our senior medical lawyers appeared in the Supreme Court on an application in a Fragile X case- Eastbury v Genea Limited.  Our client - Leighee Eastbury the mother…

Age Discrimination - What Is It?

Age Discrimination – what is it?

  • 10/11/2015

Age discrimination - you've probably felt it before; when someone defines your abilities by your age, or assumes you can’t contribute because you’re too young or that you wouldn't understand…

Need Help With The NDIS?

Do you need help with the NDIS?

  • 22/09/2015

One of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s first tasks in office was to sign a funding agreement with NSW and Victorian Premiers to fully roll out the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS),…

Relocating with children post-separation

  • 31/08/2015

There are a whole host of reasons why a parent may want to relocate with children following a family breakdown: to be closer to family and friends, for a new…

Gender Non Specific

No sex please! We’re gender non-specific!

  • 26/05/2014

Sex, sex, sex. Yes, it’s everywhere – even on our Birth Certificates. But this may soon change in light of a recent High Court case known as “Norrie’s case”1, named…

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