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.
In Australia there is a growing trend in people going overseas to undergo plastic surgery. Popular countries to visit include Thailand, Malaysia, Mexico and Brazil where prices can be up to a quarter of the cost of the same surgery in Australia.