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Eyes on the prize: Maddocks Art Prize winners announced February 22, 2017

Wednesday 22 February 2017 Two of Australia’s most talented emerging artists have been awarded the 2017 Maddocks Art Prize. James Nguyen and Noriko Nakamura were this week named the winners of the biennial prize, which … Continued

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What you need to know about the ACCC’s 2017 enforcement priorities February 24, 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) 2017 enforcement priorities are largely in many respects a continuation of their areas of focus from last year, plus a few new industries and issues.  As reported in … Continued

Emergency Services

The only legal firm in Australia with a team dedicated to the emergency services industry operating at a national level, Maddocks has acted for a number of fire services for the past 15 years and understand these organisations and their operating environments.

Maddocks represented the Country Fire Authority in the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission and acted for the Macedon Ranges Shire Council following the Ash Wednesday bushfires. The firm also acts for the Australasian Fire Authorities Council (AFAC), Country Fire Authority (CFA), Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB), the State Emergency Service (VIC SES) and the Bushfire Co-operative Research Centre (Bushfire CRC).

We can also draw on long-established relationships with fire experts and can call on them as expert witnesses and to provide expert opinion.

The only legal firm in Australia with a team dedicated to the emergency services industry operating at a national level, Maddocks has acted for a number of fire services for the past 15 years and understand these organisations and their operating environments.

Maddocks represented the Country Fire Authority in the 2009 Victorian Bushfires Royal Commission and acted for the Macedon Ranges Shire Council following the Ash Wednesday bushfires. The firm also acts for the Australasian Fire Authorities Council (AFAC), Country Fire Authority (CFA), Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB), the State Emergency Service (VIC SES) and the Bushfire Co-operative Research Centre (Bushfire CRC).

We can also draw on long-established relationships with fire experts and can call on them as expert witnesses and to provide expert opinion.