Voluntary Assisted Dying

Voluntary Assisted Dying

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Queensland Parliament is about to introduce Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation. Christine Smyth speaks with Adam Stephen ABC Drive NQ discussing how the scheme will operate. Christines explains the protection mechanisms built into the draft legislation and flags some of the difficulties people might have in accessing the scheme. To listen, click the play button below:

What price the public trust?

What price the public trust?

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Christine Smyth speaks to ABC News about concerns raised over the practices of the Public Trustee in Queensland – particularly around its fees and charges for administering the affairs of disadvantaged Queenslanders.  To read see this link: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2021-02-24/queensland-public-trustee-accused-of-profiting-off-people/13183638

ABC Radio Law Talk with Christine Smyth

SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND THE LEGAL PROFESSION

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Christine Smyth,  speaks with ABC Radio about Sexual Harassment, the Geoffrey Rush defamation case, defamation laws – their impact on sexual harassment complainants, sexual harassment within the legal profession, and the case for a judicial commission in Queensland and proposed reforms in the  Family Court of  the  use of technology to ease the backlog. Listen […]

Should They Have Sought Parmesan?

Should They Have Sought Parmesan?

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Sizzler smoulders over bun fight with burger chain! A Brisbane burger chain is accused of trade mark infringement and misleading and deceptive conduct over the alleged misuse of the name Sizzler and their trademarked Cheesetoast. Our Christine Smyth discusses why Sizzler is cheesed off and whether they have a Gouda case! Listen here: