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Melbourne-based respiratory physician, Dr Ryan Hoy, has warned that we may be experiencing the “largest occupational lung crisis we've seen since the peak of asbestos use in the 1960s and the 1970s”. (ABC News) Dr Hoy is among a number of medical experts...read more
Firefighters face many dangers in their line of work. So much so, you’d be forgiven for not listing a risk of cancer among the first few that spring to mind. Unfortunately, occupational cancer, caused by the inhalation of carcinogens, has been shown to be...read more
The issue of unwanted pregnancies is a delicate topic, and it is an area of medical practice that doctors are always very mindful of and vigilant about. Whatever the thoughts held about private individuals when it comes to unwanted pregnancies coming to...read more
Following the breakdown of a marriage or de-facto relationship it may be necessary for parties to determine how they divide assets and liabilities. This can be achieved in a number of different ways. Parties may agree on the division of the property pool...read more
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced a Royal Commission into Australia’s aged care sector. The inquiry will delve into allegations of mistreatment in the industry following a slew of concerning news reports and investigations, including the Oakden...read more
Tasmania’s Anglican Bishop, Richard Condie, has spoken out in criticism of the way that the recently-introduced redress scheme compensates survivors of institutionalised sexual abuse. The redress scheme compensation payments are capped at $150,000 and the...read more