Social security preclusion periods and lump sum compensation payouts: the need for reform

The case of Lind and SDSS (2014) AATA 680 demonstrates the difficulty an applicant faces when trying to establish the existence of ‘special circumstances’ to obtain relief…

Workers compensation: the year to date

Workers compensation has been a high priority issue for the Law Society in 2014, which has seen us responding on behalf of practitioners to two…

Challenges amid complexity in NSW workers compensation

WIRO plays a key role in implementing the objectives and managing the impact of the 2012 NSW workers compensation reforms, with the provision of new…