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We recognise that this is an uncertain time and the impacts of COVID-19 will be far-reaching, both in the short and long term. As part of our commitment to your health and wellbeing, we’ve compiled a list of resources that may help you navigate through this trying time.Find out more
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If you’re having financial difficulty
A sudden change in your financial situation can be an added stress during this time, but there are resources you can call upon to assist.
If you’re feeling stressed or anxious
It’s normal to feel anxiety during such uncertainty and change. That’s why it’s important to reach out if you need assistance.
Free social work services
We know your legal needs are only part of a greater struggle. That’s why we were the first law firm in Australia to offer free social work services to its clients.Find out more
Our class actions
Sometimes to win, you need to act as a group. Whether it be a corporate wrongdoing, a defective product, or an immigration detention case - our Class Action lawyers have the know-how, experience and passion to provide accurate and timely advice.Find out more
Dedicated to defending workers' rights
As one of Australia's leading trade union and labour movement law firms, we have a proud history of partnering with trade unions to defend workers' rights. Additionally, as a union member - you may be entitled to discounted access to legal services.
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Slater and Gordon in the community
We're built on social justice values, so it’s no surprise that giving back to the community is such a huge focus for us. With offices all around Australia, we're able to build strong relationships in our local communities.
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Slater and Gordon has been acting for abuse survivors for more than 25 years and has seen a steady increase in abuse claims since the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was announced in 2012. Claims and enquiries have increased in Victoria more specifically since the Limitation of Actions Amendment (Child Abuse) in 2015 removed time limitations for survivors to make claims for historical physical, sexual and psychological abuse. While a small amount of claims involve physical abuse only, the majority of historical matters involve both physical and sexual abuse. Physical abuse and violence was rampant in schools run by the Christian Brothers and Marist...
The National Redress Scheme, which came into operation in July 2018 as a direct recommendation of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, is continuing to fail to provide abuse survivors with adequate or timely compensation. Many are left feeling let down and cheated by a scheme that promised them support but has not always delivered. We have seen a sharp increase in survivors coming forward to pursue civil action after accepting meagre payments through the National Redress Scheme. What many don’t realise is that once redress through the scheme has been accepted, your legal rights are significantly limited and you are no longer able to pursue other legal...
At 75 years old, Mike McGee likes spending quiet time with his wife, enjoying the seaside views from their home, or in his woodworking workshop, wood-turning and carving his next project. These days Mike has found a nice serenity in his retirement, after 24 years in the ACT Fire & Rescue, it’s a well deserved peace. Mike joined the fire-brigade in 1976 and has pretty much done it all – from working with bushfire tankers out in the regions, to taking emergency calls – no two days in his 24-year career was the same. Mike enjoyed his work, as a shift worker it allowed him the opportunity to spend more time with his wife and kids – a rarity at the time. He also loved the comradery,...