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Law Council speaks out in criticism of the Australian Government’s $12.7 million family law initiative
The Law Council of Australia has called for the government to scrap plans to introduce ‘Parenting Management Hearings’ as an alternative to traditional court hearings for family law disputes. The twelve million-dollar program has been described by the...read more
In a push to further protect schoolkids from road accidents, the NSW Government has introduced changes that mean seven parking/driving offences will now carry increased penalties in school zones. The offences for stopping in an intersection, stopping...read more
People often ask us whether they can travel overseas with a criminal record. The answer is usually that, well, it’s difficult to say. It depends on a whole range of things. What we can tell you right here, though, is how best you can find out. Your ability...read more
The NSW Government have released a paper discussing ways to simplify our worker’s compensation review systems. While discussions of reform have been welcomed by the legal community, one suggestion in the paper has drawn the vocal disapproval of the NSW Law...read more
Let’s all be honest: there’s your working relationships, your social relationships, your family relationships, and some other smaller groups of people that you interact with. For the most part, work, play, and family, are really the big three groups in...read more
The National Disability Insurance Scheme, this month, released their sixth quarterly report since the initiative’s introduction in July 2016. The report indicates that, over the scheme’s eighteen months in effect, 133,000 people have been placed on NDIS...read more