17.012017
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SEPARATION: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

– By Kaela Dore – When a relationship breaks down, it’s tough on everyone. Separation from a partner is always difficult, but especially at this time of year when the kids are on school holidays, everyone else seems to be enjoying quality family time and there are celebrations and festivities all around. If you’re separating…

03.012017
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CHILD SEX ABUSE SURVIVORS: YOUR RIGHTS

– By Andrew Carpenter – Child sexual abuse can have a lifelong devastating impact. The psychological and physical trauma is unimaginable, but there’s also the impact of being involved in the whole legal process if a survivor decides to take action. This was the experience of one survivor when the High Court of Australia recently…

27.122016
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CAN AN ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT BE A WILL?

– By Elizabeth Burke – When a man killed his wife and then changed his will by creating a document on his laptop computer, the Supreme Court had to decide whether the document was a legal will that could be admitted to probate. This decision raises interesting issues about how a will should be executed…

20.122016
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DRINK DRIVING: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

– By Karen Stanley – While we’re in the thick of end of year parties and holiday season, we’re constantly reminded by the media not to drink and drive. We also hear plenty of reports about people being charged with drink driving when they have returned breathalyser results that are well over the legal limit….

20.122016
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REPORT: SAPOL SEXUAL HARASSMENT A WIDESPREAD PROBLEM

– By Hayley Boswell – In a new report, the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) has found sexual harassment and discrimination to be at shockingly high levels in the South Australian Police force (SAPOL). When SAPOL Commissioner Grant Stevens commissioned the EOC to conduct the independent review, most stakeholders would have thought that some key issues…

12.122016
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ADELAIDE STRIKERS WOMEN IN SPORT BREAKFAST

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As principal sponsor of the WBBL Adelaide Strikers, we were honoured and delighted to attend the Strikers’ women in sport breakfast on 8 December 2016. The theme was Faster, Higher Stronger and special guest speaker was Natasha Stott Despoja AM, former Australian Senator and now: Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls. Founding Chairperson of Our…

06.122016
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HOW TO LODGE A WORKER’S LIEN

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– By Jake Woolford – With the ongoing building boom in South Australia, there’s a huge demand for contractors and subcontractors, especially those with trade skills. In some ways things have never been so good, but with a fragile economy, sometimes bills don’t get paid and often it’s contractors and subcontractors who bear the brunt….