Wednesday, March 26, 2014

AFP: Diagnostic Challenges.

The October focus is on the diagnostic challenges facing the general practitioner. 

Monday, March 24, 2014

First Byte

The ACCC has scored its first win using new rules in Australian Consumer Law against Bytecard. The rules target industries that have a reputation for locking customers into dodgy consumer contracts, such as mobile service providers, airlines and gyms. 

Friday, March 21, 2014

No Holiday for residents

Hundreds of NSW central Coast holiday home rentals have been exposed as unlawful. Typically, these consist of short term rentals, over weekends or other short terms, and as a consequence regularly hosting loud, late parties and events such as Buck's nights, often with significant numbers attending. The result being an unbearable situation for neighbours.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Civil liability for personal harm

A recent court decision gives recreational and adventure operators protection from liability where the risk is obvious. 

Thursday, March 6, 2014

AFP: The Brain

September 2013's AFP Magazine focus is General Practice psychiatry, with articles concerning Bipolar disorder, obssesive-compulsive disorder and potential side effects of certain anti-depressants.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Dancing to a new tune

Legal Practitioners conduct an increasingly complicated dance. There are call from Judges to keep it simple. Justice Michael Pembroke provides some observations.