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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...

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...

20/06/2012 | MEDIA RELEASE FROM STACKS/THE LAW FIRM ON CHANGES TO WORKERS’ COMPENSATION The changes to workers’ compensation being pushed through the NSW Legislative Council today are far more draconian than the O’Farrell government foreshadowed in their Issues paper and its recommendations...

15/03/2012 | UK COURT DELIVERS SERIOUS BLOW TO BID FOR COMPENSATION BY VETERANS OF NUCLEAR TESTS IN AUSTRALIA The hopes of Australian nuclear veterans for compensation for adverse health effects from being exposed to radiation during British nuclear testing in the Australian Outback were dealt a serious blow overnight by the UK Supreme Court...

16/11/2011 | AUSTRALIAN NUCLEAR VETERANS' HOPES REST ON UK COURT APPEAL WHICH BEGINS IN LONDON TODAY. Hopes of more than 1,000 surviving Australian military veterans of Britain's nuclear tests and their families for compensation for the terrible health effects of being exposed to radiation rest on a final court appeal in London which...

12/09/2011 | EX HIGH COURT JUSTICE FORMALLY OPENS NEW STACKS/GOUDKAMP OFFICE Former High Court Justice Michael Kirby AC CMG had invaluable advice for the lawyers from Stacks/Goudkamp when he formally opened their new office at Level 12, 39 Martin Place last Friday night...

29/07/2011 | AUSTRALIAN VETERANS OF BRITISH NUCLEAR TESTS HOPES FOR COMPENSATION BOOSTED BY UK COURT DECISION The hopes of hundreds of Australian military veterans of British nuclear tests seeking compensation from the UK Ministry of Defence got a boost overnight after a significant victory in the British courts. Sydney law firm Stacks/Goudkamp...

18/05/2011 | A GOOD TIME TO PROTECT YOUR WEALTH You’re probably sick of hearing the expressions, “today’s economic climate” and “the global financial crisis”. In actual fact, experts agree that the recession hasn’t affected Australia too badly. Certainly the economy is recovering...

15/03/2011 | YOU'RE INVITED... Macquarie Links Charity Challenge invites you to support the Stacks Goudkamp Wheelchair Sports NSW Golf Day! Held on Tuesday 31st May 2011 at Macquarie Links International Golf Course. Join us for the...

23/11/2010 | DISAPPOINTING RESULT FOR AUSTRALIAN NUCLEAR VETERANS IN UK COURT The British Ministry of Defence has won a court case in the UK which is a set back for Australian military veterans seeking to get damages from the UK Government for health damage caused by exposure to radiation during British nuclear...

9/07/2010 | REGIONAL LAW SOCIETY PRESENTATION David Fryatt - solicitor from Stacks/The Law Firm, Taree - will be a presenter at the Regional Law Society's "Succession - Contested Wills" event in Newcastle on Friday 6 August...

3/03/2010 | Maralinga blast survivors sue MORE than 300 Australians are joining a class action against the British Government for damage from nuclear tests that could cost Australian taxpayers tens of millions of dollars.

1/03/2010 | 100 South Australians join class action... SECRET records detailing the fate of dozens of babies born in the shadow of Maralinga's nuclear testing hold the key to a case building as the state's largest class action.

1/03/2010 | The day the black and red cloud came for us ... MAUREEN Williams was just a baby in her mother's arms the day the "black mist" changed her people forever.

1/03/2010 | BLAIR TO FIGHT FOR AUSTRALIAN BOMB TEST VICTIMS Cherie Blair, the wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, will lead the fight for justice in the UK courts...

20/01/2010 | MEDIA RELEASE ON VETERANS CLASS ACTION CASE A special website was launched today as part of a campaign to win justice for the Australian military veterans of the British nuclear tests...

16/12/2009 | MARALINGA CASE PRESS RELEASE Surviving Australian veterans of the British nuclear tests at Maralinga, Monte Bello Island and Christmas Island in the 1950s and 60s are joining British and other nuclear veterans in taking the British government to court...

16/12/2009 | Maralinga vets join British class action AUSTRALIANS exposed to deadly radiation in the Maralinga nuclear tests of the 1950s and 60s have abandoned plans to sue at home and will instead join a British class action seeking compensation for damage to their health...


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