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DP O’Keefe Macquarie Law is a legal office in Dubbo NSW Australia.

Dan O’Keefe is an experienced solicitor, accredited business law specialist, mediator and notary public.

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ATO crypto currency guidelines update

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has updated its guidelines on the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum & Ripple.

(See the ATO site for more information)

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Caring for the elderly with dignity

An article was recently sent to me from a UK an aged care training site. The author identified at least eight factors related to our dignity: choice & control; communication; eating & nutritional care; pain management; personal hygiene; practical assistance; privacy; and social inclusion.

The article gave some practical examples of how to uphold the dignity of the elderly in care:-

(9 Ways to help promote dignity in your care home by Liz Burton 28 November 2016)

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Teacher awarded six-figure payout after being bullied by school principal

(See Sydney Morning Herald article by Pallavi Singhal 20 September 2017)

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