Elder Abuse

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Missed opportunities to address elder abuse While the Society certainly wants action to be taken on elder abuse, including financial abuse, it was with some alarm that we saw yesterday the introduction in the Legislative Assembly of flawed legislation to address the issue. The Crimes (Offences Against Vulnerable People) Legislation Amendment Bill 2020 introduces criminal […]

Harassment in the work place, and retirement of magistrate Karen Fryar AM

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8 March 2019 At last month’s Intensive CPD, among many very worthwhile seminars, was “Working with Monsters”. Dr Rebecca Michalak very capably illustrated the “dark side of the law industry”, where employees of legal firms have had to work under the shadow of bullying, discrimination, sexual harassment, and similar behaviour. Overall, Dr Michalak’s research (“Causes […]