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There’s been an injury in the workplace. What now?

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Have you suffered an injury at work? Has one of your employees been injured?  Perhaps you know that WorkCover Queensland usually gets involved but you’re not quite sure how the process works? We know that workers’ compensation claims can be daunting, so we have prepared this article to give you an overview of the claims process.

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Queensland is different from New South Wales (and not just because we produce better rugby league players…)

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Up here, time is of the essence in our standard property contract.  This means if you are buying or selling a house, if you (or someone else, like your bank) does not do something on time, there can be serious consequences.

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Appointing an Enduring Power of Attorney

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The year 2020 has proven challenging for the world and has demonstrated that it may be impossible to predict what the future holds. This is why it is just as important, if not more important, to appoint an Enduring Power of Attorney, as it is to make a Will.  Accident, injury and illness are unfortunately common, and can leave you without capacity, and without the ability to properly manage your affairs.  It is therefore necessary you appoint someone you trust to make decisions that are in your best interests, should something happen to you.

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How to prevent a compensation claim for aggravation of a pre-existing injury or medical condition

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Are you an employer?  Have you ever considered what might happen if one of your employees claimed compensation for a pre-existing injury or medical condition? Do you know that by meeting certain requirements, such claims can be prevented?

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Your community organisation and COVID-19: A public liability perspective

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What’s so important about community organisations?

The crucial role of community organisations in Australian society cannot be underestimated during the best of times.  After all, there are approximately 257,000 non-profit organisations operating in Australia, according to a recent review by the Australian Government’s Treasury Department.

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