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What happened to the Blumers Kid?

By |May 19th, 2016|Blog posts|

His first outing was as a miniature Charlie Chaplin when he was just 2 years old. Max suffered various mishaps including having a piano dropped on his head and falling off his bike.

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Riding a Bike Across a Pedestrian Crossing

By |May 16th, 2016|Blog posts|

Until recently it was an offence to ride a bicycle across a pedestrian crossing or children’s crossing in the ACT.

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Using Headphones while Driving

By |May 12th, 2016|Blog posts|

There’s been a lot of discussion over the years about drivers using mobile phones and other electronic devices while driving – but can drivers use headphones to listen to music while driving?

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Cow vs Car

By |May 10th, 2016|Blog posts|

In the surrounding rural areas of Canberra and country NSW, livestock escaping on to roads is a regular occurrence. Larger livestock, particularly cows, can easily cause very serious car accidents.

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White Ribbon Day – ACT Government Partners in Prevention Awards

By |November 25th, 2014|Blog posts|

Today is White Ribbon Day. What is white ribbon? White Ribbon is Australia’s only national, male led Campaign to end men’s violence against women. The campaign works through primary prevention initiatives involving awareness raising and education, and programs with youth, schools, workplaces and across the broader community.

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Blumers Radio – 24 September 2014

By |November 11th, 2014|Blog posts|

Chris and Phil talked about the Slipper sentence that was announced in the last few days. They reviewed the David Eastman case and the recent news regarding lifting of the bail conditions. Chris asked Phil to comment on the Fluffy case; the homeowners now taking the ACT government to court for $2.46 million.

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Blumers Radio – 20 August 2014

By |November 11th, 2014|Blog posts|

Markus asked Noor for her opinion on why there are not mandatory sentences for judges, following a recent case of a repeat child sex offender who was given an additional three years. Caller Tony had a question for Noor regarding a 2009 incident he had with a bouncer at a local bar.

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Blumers Radio – 17 September 2014

By |November 11th, 2014|Blog posts|

Noor began by reviewing a case of a father and son just found not guilty who had been brought up on assault charges but claimed it was a citizen’s arrest. Markus and Noor talked about a recent case where an indigenous employee filed charges of discrimination due to remarks made by coworkers on the job.

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Blumers Radio – 10 September 2014

By |November 11th, 2014|Blog posts|

Markus asked Jen if she had any update on the big bangs. Jen reviewed a case regarding an employee who was denied compo for claiming he had a nervous breakdown after being let go, and one in which an ex-public servant was told that no more physio would be paid after paying for physio for a back injury since 2009. A Kaleen man lost his suit for $19,000 in damages and an apology printed in the Canberra Times for the utility company trimming his trees without his permission and Markus and Jen reviewed the details of the judgment. Jen talked about the importance of any member of a body corporate attending the meetings and making sure that proper minutes are being kept. Markus asked Jen to explain a Phoenix company and Jen described what that was and why the tax office has decided to crack down on these companies. […]

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Blumers Radio – 03 September 2014

By |November 11th, 2014|Blog posts|

Markus and Noor talked about the importance of being careful what people post on Facebook, and when dealing with the press. They discussed a recent case regarding the passenger’s responsibility when they get in a car being driven by a drunk driver. Noor reviewed the David Eastman case and the possibility of a retrial or a request for a stay. Markus asked Noor to comment about the police advising the public not to post information about crimes to social media. […]

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