Being an advocate for your child with a disability

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  • 29 August 2019

  If you are a parent of a child with a disability, like I am, then you will know that you need to be an advocate for them at all times, when navigating the education system, the medical system, the legal system, the National Disability Insurance Scheme, the social security system…..the list goes on. You

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Is your disability impacting your work?

  The Australian Bureau of Statistics indicates that in 2012, 8.8% of the total Australian workforce population had a disability and were in paid employment. Disability in the workplace is common, but what happens when you are told you can’t perform your job because of your disability? In Australia, discrimination in the workplace is regulated

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Air-conditioning in a leased premises: what you need to know

  Air-conditioning can be crucial for a business and its office. If you leased premises or are about to lease premises, it is important to make sure that you understand your rights and obligations with respect to air-conditioning. Your rights and obligations are specified under your lease. In a recent Victorian case, it was held

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Protecting your business from your employees

  Employees can be both an essential asset of your business and its biggest risk. When employees have contact with your clients or have access to your business processes, know-how and trade secrets, it is essential that you protect your business against employees taking that information with them when they leave, or disclosing it if

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Common separation mistakes and how to avoid them

  Separation is never easy. In any family law matter confidentiality and privacy are important, no-one wants other people knowing about the most intimate details of their relationships, especially their breakups. With emotions and tensions running high, private information suddenly can become available for friends and family and, in the worst case, the media. While

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