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Stacks In The News
13/12/2013 | BRITISH NUCLEAR TESTING: AUSTRALIA FAILS VETERANS AGAIN The Australian Human Rights Commission shot down on Tuesday the nuclear veterans’ last legal avenue on a technicality – after 10 months they have just decided they can’t do anything as they don’t think they have jurisdiction...
11/12/2013 | MARALINGA NUCLEAR TESTS CASE REJECTED BY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION Commission says it does not have jurisdiction to hear case of veterans exposed to radiation from British nuclear testing..
11/12/2013 | AUSTRALIAN VETERANS AFFECTED BY NUCLEAR TESTING LOSE FINAL BID FOR CASE TO BE HEARD Australian veterans of British nuclear testing in the 1950s and 1960s have lost their bid to have their case investigated...
16/04/2014 | A HANDSHAKE CAN LEGALLY SEAL A DEAL You’d think that if you shook hands to seal a deal it wouldn't be worth the paper it was written on. Not so. The law in Australia does allow a contract to be legally binding if it is written or verbal. A handshake on a deal can be legally binding, and you can be held accountable if you breach the agreement.
16/04/2014 | TACKLE AGE DISCRIMINATION BEFORE RAISING PENSION TO 70 With all the talk of raising the age at which you can receive the pension to 70 there is a real need to change attitudes to keeping the more mature among us in jobs...
7/04/2014 | KNOW THE ROAD RULES FOR BICYCLES The rules for cyclists are a bit different than vehicle drivers, and while motorists sometimes get frustrated by cyclists whizzing through traffic, there are rules aimed at protecting vulnerable cyclists...
10/12/2013 | LAST LEGAL APPEAL BY AUSTRALIAN NUCLEAR VETERANS SHOT DOWN BY HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION Australian veterans of the British nuclear tests in Australia have been dealt a final blow in their long fight for justice...
21/11/2013 | WHEELCHAIR CHAMPION OPENS LIVERPOOL LAW OFFICE Paralympic legend Louise Sauvage last night opened the new Liverpool office of the Sydney law firm Stacks/Goudkamp...
11/11/2013 | FOUNDER’S VALUES ARE STRENGTH OF STACKS LAW FIRM Despite all the technological developments and changes to the law the community based law firm Stacks is well positioned to meet the challenges ahead thanks to the core values set by its founder ago 82 years ago, chairman Maurie Stack OAM said at the firm’s 2013 Summit...
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5/02/2013 | WEALTH PROTECTION BULLETIN - SUMMER 2013 EDITION Limited liability companies have been an important part of the fabric of business for about 200 years. One of the reasons companies were created was to encourage entrepreneurial zeal by introducing the corporate veil...
10/09/2012 | WEALTH PROTECTION BULLETIN - SPRING EDITION The 1970s sitcom The Brady Bunch featured a single mother (Carol) with 3 daughters who married a single father (Mike) with 3 sons, thereby forming one of the world’s most wellknown blended families at that time. In real life, blended...
8/09/2011 | BUYING A BLOCK OF LAND You’ve found a block of land to buy – what happens next? It can be confusing if you are not familiar with the process involved. View the online brochure to learn more.