People come to us after they’ve been injured in a car accident. They spoke to the other driver after the crash, and exchanged contact details – but when they asked for the insurance details, the other driver said they didn’t have any!
Workers Compensation is not a new concept in Australia, where there has been more than a century of protections for ordinary citizens. Workers Compensation isn’t rocket science and really just needs a few key features in determining the success of the scheme for business, insurers and workers.
The ACT Legislative Assembly has passed laws scrapping the time limit on historical institutional child abuse claims. The limitation period was removed in recognition of the trauma and hesitation many victims experience as a result of abuse. The move means the Territory has joined NSW and Victoria in removing that time barrier.