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Cryptocurrencies: An Inheritance Minefield?

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If you inherited a cryptocurrency such as Bitcoin, Cardano or Ethereum would you know what to do with it? More and more people are becoming owners of digital assets but may well not have given a great deal of thought as to how they may be passed down to the next generation. Digital currencies, in particular, can be a source of considerable stress for families that have to deal with the estate of a bereaved relative.

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NSW Government announces specialist officers to crack down on abuse of vulnerable people

The NSW Government have announced that all 58 area commands across the state will gain at least one specialist Child Protection Officer as well as a dedicated Elder Abuse Prevention Office as part of their $583m investment into the NSW Police Force.

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Proposed boarding house room caps by NSW Government

The NSW Department of Planning has recently issued a draft proposal to alter the Affordable Rental Housing State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP) concerning the number of rooms allowed per boarding house in R2 low-density residential zones.

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Latest trends in marriage and divorce, according to new statistics

With 2018 coming to a close, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) released a summary of Marriages and Divorces in Australia throughout 2017.

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First round of retirement village legislation passed

The NSW Government has taken on board a number of reforms to the Retirement Villages Amendment Bill 2018 and already introduced legislation to address six of the 17 recommendations made in the Inquiry into the NSW Retirement Village Sector.

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