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Abuse Law
Physical and psychological abuse at school impacts survivors for life

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...

Child bullied and abused at school
Abuse Law
National Redress Scheme still failing abuse victims

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...

Child saying stop
Compensation Law
As a firefighter Mike spent 24 years helping people, now he wants to help other firefighters

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,...

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