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In 2015 changes to the Family Relationships Act 1975 (SA) came into effect in regard to surrogacy in South Australia. While commercial surrogacy is illegal and can result in 12 months imprisonment, the Legislation allows for strictly-regulated altruistic surrogacy. That is, surrogacy without payment except for reimbursement...
Prior to its election, the Marshall Liberal team on its website promised the following:
“If elected in March 2018, a Marshall Liberal Government will allow victims of institutional child sexual abuse to make a compensation claim without the restriction of a time limit”.
While the Marshall Government has committed to the...
South Australia’s workers’ compensation regime has entrenched discrimination against people suffering from a mental illness, writes TGB partner Amber Sprague in a special guest col;umn for InDaily.
Read the full column here.
Being an injured worker is incredibly frustrating. Pain, boredom, stress and, in many cases, a drop in self-worth are common.
Returning to work while partially incapacitated can certainly be degrading: you might be asked to do work that is much less active or stimulating than you’re used to doing, or you might be given tasks...
Do you remember the car ads that were prevalent in the 90’s showing mum, dad and the 2.5 children? The typical Australian family. But is that still a representative of the Australian family?
In Australia 1 in 3 Marriages end in Divorce and the average marriage length is just over 12 years. With the average age to get married...
A day of reckoning has come for the Catholic Church which will require a rethink of the sacrament of confession and changes to the law by the South Australian Parliament, writes TGB partner Mal Byrne in a guest column for InDaily – SA’s largest independent news source.
Read the full column here.
The grief of losing a loved one is hard enough, but when someone dies without a Will the impact it has on families can be disastrous, writes TGB senior lawyer John Pitman.
Bad language in the workplace – it’s the curse of employees Australia-wide.
But can swearing at work get you sacked?
TGB’s senior employment lawyer Andrew Clare spoke to Channel 7’s Today Tonight about what is and isn’t acceptable language in today’s workplace.
Watch the full story here.
A national facial recognition scheme could be misused for social surveillance and cracking down on traffic infringements unless tightly controlled, warns Law Council of Australia President and TGB managing partner Morry Bailes.
He discussed the issue and what is at stake with the ABC’s Sonya Feldhoff.
Listen to the full...
Becoming a parent is one of the most magical moments of your life, but with all the joy a newborn brings comes a weight of responsibility. You are now a mum or a dad – responsible for making sure your little one is taken care of, no matter what.
Do you have a clear plan in place if you or your partner dies unexpectedly?