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  1. 14 May

    When is there a reasonable excuse to make a claim out of time?

    THE SITUATION. In Green v Workers’ Compensation Regulator [2019] ICQ 3, the Industrial Court of Queensland had to consider whether an insurer had failed to properly waive the timeframe for a claim for statutory compensation to be lodged in...

  2. 16 Apr

    DO NEGLIGENT DRIVERS OWE EMERGENCY SERVICE WORKERS A DUTY OF CARE?

    On 17 February 2013 a vehicle driven by Mr Byron Williams collided with a tree at Hennessy Hill in Queensland. After arriving at the scene Mr David Caffrey, a Senior Constable with the Queensland Police Service, tried valiantly to save Mr Williams’...

  3. 16 Apr

    Queensland Police Service fall foul of the Privacy Act

    In February 2014 an employee of the Queensland Police Service (QPS), Neil Punchard, gave the residential address of a domestic violence victim (ZIL) to a childhood friend who was ZIL’s ex-partner. From February 2014 until May 2016 ZIL’s...

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