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Guide To Pets And The Law

Your Guide to Pets and the Law

Australians love their pets. And Catherine Henry Lawyers is a pet friendly law firm. Catherine Henry’s dog, Billie (pictured), can often be found helping around the office. So, we thought we’d…

Newcastle Business Club Awards

Catherine Henry a Finalist in Business Awards

The founder and Principal of Catherine Henry Lawyers has been named as a finalist in the Newcastle Business Club Awards. Catherine Henry joins Ian Jones, Ian Tresidder, Jennifer Parkes and…

Elder Abuse Key Issues

Elder abuse: key issues and emerging evidence

The Australian Institute of Family Studies has release a paper Elder abuse: key issues and emerging evidence. The paper provides an overview of elder abuse in Australia. It discusses key…

Legal Assistance

Legal assistance for those living with cancer

For almost 10 years, solicitors from Catherine Henry Lawyers have been volunteering their time to provide free legal assistance for those living with cancer. Cancer Council’s Pro Bono Program offers…

Abortion Reform

Abortion reform put back in wake of election

The return of Liberal/National party governments at both state and federal level in recent elections has undoubtedly set back the cause of abortion reform - an issue that the vast…

Maternity Care Policy

NSW Health Maternity Care Policy

The 2010, the NSW Health maternity care policy, Towards Normal Birth in NSW was developed in response to the Mothers and Babies Report 2006* which revealed that both elective and…

Royal Commission into Aged Care begins

The preliminary hearings for the Royal Commission into aged care commenced on 18 January 2019. There was a call for submissions regarding: The quality of aged care services being delivered;…

Anesthesia

Review: ‘Anaesthesia’ by Kate Cole-Adams

The book by Kate Cole-Adams, ‘Anaesthesia: The Gift of Oblivion; The Mystery of Consciousness’, provides an engaging and thought-provoking look at the issues surrounding the use of modern-day anaesthetic. It…

My Health Record: Opt-Out Period Extended

The Senate has voted to extend the opt-out period for the ‘My Health Record’ system to 31 January 2019. This gives Australians an extra two-and-a-half months to opt-out of the system.…

A Summary Of Medical Negligence Cases

Full tribunal findings on Dr Gayed released

The NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) published its full decision on October 9 in the case brought by the Health Care Complaints Commission (HCCC) against Dr Gayed. The NCAT hearing…

Pallative Care

National Palliative Care Week

This week is National Palliative Care week, the aim is to raise the community’s awareness and understanding about palliative care. It is the treatment a person and their loved ones…

What Is A Private Financial Manager

What is a private financial manager?

You may have heard in the news recently the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (NCAT) decided that NSW Trustee & Guardian could not require private financial managers to purchase a…

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