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Tom Burgoyne, Director and Principal Lawyer at our Geelong office has again been recognised for his outstanding service to the legal community, being named as Finalist in the Law Institute of Victoria 15th Annual Law Awards. The Victorian Legal Awards are the most prestigious legal awards program in the State celebrating the “best of the […]Continue reading

The role that cyclists play as road users has become a topic of interest in recent times.  Demands have been made for cyclists to, amongst many other things, register their bicycles and pay an insurance levy to cover any claims that may be made as a result of a transport accident under the TAC scheme. […]Continue reading

Whilst most members of our community are aware that the TAC is the statutory insurer responsible for paying compensation to those injured in a transport accident, fewer are aware of the responsibilities that are delegated to our road authorities.  Our responsible road authorities include local councils and VicRoads. Road authorities are responsible for construction, inspection […]Continue reading

The Treasury and Finance Legislation Amendment Bill 2018 passed the upper house of Victorian Parliament on 20 September 2018. Yesterday this Bill received Royal Assent becoming law today. Although the Act has been dubbed Rory’s Law as our client, Rory Wilson, is the centerpiece of it, there are also further beneficial amendments for those who […]Continue reading

With an inspiring collaborative effort between the Victorian Government, the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and various stakeholder groups, legislation was last night passed, introducing improved rights for cyclists in Victoria. Our deserving client, local Drysdale resident Rory Wilson, has made legal history with his case the catalyst for various changes to the Transport Accident Act […]Continue reading

This month marks Tradies National Health Month 2018, an initiative of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, seeking to raise awareness of the health and injury risks that those working in trade occupations face.  According to Safe Work Australia, tradies are over represented when it comes to suffering a serious injury at work.  Tradies make up 30% […]Continue reading