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Peace and Good Behaviour Orders

What to do if you are feeling threatened by physical violence By Julian Porter - Principal Solicitor at Suncoast Community Legal Service. The issue of domestic violence has received a lot of attention
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Free legal services

By Julian Porter - Principal Solicitor of Suncoast Community Legal Service. Finding free legal assistance can be difficult, but there are more than 33 accredited Community Legal Centres located
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About advance care planning

Advance care planning outlines your future health and personal care when you are unable to communicate your needs and preferences, yourself due to illness or serious injury. It can be difficult to
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What you need to know about your Will

It can be difficult to talk about passing away, and what your wishes might be once you’ve gone, but it’s important for those your love for you to put a valid Will in place. Why do you need a Will? A
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Super can be super confusing

As you retire or move closer to retirement you may start to pay closer attention to your super. But with multiple changes to the rules associated with super over the last few years and fluctuations in
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Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

The provision of quality care to help make people’s lives better is central to Suncare’s operations and we welcome the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and other initiatives that aim
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My Health Record – what you need to know

There has been a great deal of media attention in relation to the My Health Record system. Our information guide and FAQs will help you understand what you need to know about the system so you can
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Door-to-door and home maintenance scams

Sadly, older Australians may be more susceptible to door-to-door and home maintenance scams which generally involve promoting goods and services that are of poor quality, or not delivered at all.
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All you need to know about making a Will with the Public Trustee

It is estimated that more than half of Australian adults don’t have a Will in place. Without a valid Will you can cause devastating consequences for your family, friends or other benefactors on your
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Bereavement payments for carers

If you have recently experienced the loss of someone you were caring for, you may be able to access a bereavement payment. Bereavement payments are available through Centrelink as a lump sum or short
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