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New Law in Victoria Makes it Compulsory to Report Child Sex Abuse

Published on August 15, 2016

Recently we posted an article on the ‘failure to protect’ legislation introduced by the Victorian…

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Church Car Park Safety

Published on July 18, 2016

If your church provides a car park, you have a responsibility to keep it as…

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Reducing the Risk of Fraud in Your Organisation

Published on July 6, 2016

For many of us, the word ‘fraud’ might conjure up images of corruption in large…

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Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls on Your Church Property

Published on June 20, 2016

Slips, trips and falls account for thousands of workplace injuries every year, in many cases…

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Forum Held in Geelong in Response to Recent Arson Attacks

Published on June 20, 2016

Some years ago we wrote an article on reducing your church’s risk of arson attack….

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Child Sex Abuse and ‘Failure to Protect’ Legislation

Published on May 27, 2016

The Victorian Parliament’s Family and Community Development Committee recently produced a document titled ‘Betrayal of…

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Preventing Discrimination, Bullying and Harassment in Your Organisation

Published on May 26, 2016

Under Federal and State anti-discrimination laws and the Fair Work Act, Australian employers are charged…

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Protecting Your Church Building from Storm Damage

Published on May 26, 2016

Storms are a relatively common cause of damage to church buildings. Heavy rains, hail, strong…

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Common Liability Risks and Exclusion Activities

Published on May 26, 2016

Church organisations have an obligation to keep people under their care and/or on their premises…

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Are You Aware of When it is Lawful (or Not) to Dismiss an Employee?

Published on March 27, 2016

Sometimes owners or managers of businesses or organisations complain about being ‘stuck’ with an unsuitable…

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