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Cosmetic Surgery

Regulation of cosmetic surgery gets more teeth

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

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

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

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?

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?

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),…

Super In Family Law Settlements

Superannuation & Family Law Settlements: FAQ’s

Why is superannuation included in property settlements? Superannuation is regarded as property under the Family Law Act 1975 and can be split by agreement of the parties or by Court…

Gender Non Specific

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

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…

NDIS Handbook

Senior lawyer writes NDIS handbook

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will fundamentally change the way we, as a society, care for our sick and injured. It’s a massive project. So massive, in fact, that…

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