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Stacks In The News
8/05/2013 | MOTORISTS HURT BY GREEN SLIP CHANGES 2GB's Steve Price speaks with Maurie Stack (Chairman, Stacks/The Law Firm) about the changes to the compulsory third party ‘green slip’ scheme introduced in NSW parliament and explains the devastating impact it will have on...
6/03/2013 | GOULBURN LAWYER APPOINTED TO WORKCOVER REVIEW POST Goulburn lawyer Mark Howard, managing director of Stacks/The Law Firm, has been appointed to a key new post helping local people with WorkCover claims. Mr Howard is now an Approved Legal Service Provider for WorkCover’s Independent Legal Assistance and...
5/03/2013 | MARALINGA HAS LEFT A TOXIC LEGACY ON QUEENSLAND 4BC Mornings: Greg Cary talks about something no wants to talk about, a toxic legacy that is the Maralinga story. Stacks/Goudkamp Lawyer Joshua Dale speaks with Greg about this forgotten part of Australian history and how an application to the Australian Human Rights Commission...
15/05/2013 | 10 SEXTING LEGAL DANGERS Sexting – the sending of sexual images via mobile phone or the internet – is a growing fad among young teenagers according to recent studies, yet teens seem unaware of the legal dangers they face as well as the possible...
8/05/2013 | LEGAL DANGERS IN NEW POOL SAFETY RULES New laws in NSW covering backyard swimming pools are intended to increase safety, but property law specialists warn they open the gate to potential dangers for legal liability. Under the new rules all pool owners have to register their backyard swimming pools...
1/05/2013 | COURT CASE THREATENS HOLIDAY HOME RENTING A court case brought in the NSW Land and Environment Court last week could threaten thousands of people who rent out their investment properties or holiday homes to short term renters. What began as a neighbour dispute over noise in the...
9/05/2013 | GOVERNMENT CHANGES TO NSW COMPULSORY THIRD PARTY SCHEME Maurie Stack OAM, former president of the NSW Law Society and chairman of Stacks/The Law Firm, warned changes to the compulsory third party scheme introduced in NSW parliament will have a devastating impact on people injured...
21/02/2013 | NUCLEAR VETERANS APPEAL TO AUSTRALIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION Lawyers representing 295 military veterans and their families afflicted with terrible health problems due to the British nuclear tests carried out in Australia between 1952 and 1963 are taking the case to the Australian Human Rights Commission.
6/12/2012 | FORSTER LAWYER AWARDED KEY WORKCOVER POST A leading Forster lawyer has been appointed to a key new post helping people with WorkCover claims. Digby Dunn of Stacks/The Law Firm will provide free legal advice in the Forster-Tuncurry area to injured workers who have had their...
The Stacks Times - a seasonal release of news and editorials about the Stacks offices
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.