Living Blog

In November 2018, the NSW Parliament passed the Retirement Village Amendment Bill. This amended bill changes parts of the Retirement Villages Act 1999. In short, these bills protect both residents and prospective residents who want to downsize and live in lifestyle villages. It also works to introduce guidelines that people who run the retirement villages must comply with. In turn, residents can enjoy healthier and safer lives. 

What Reforms Does the Bill Bring About? 

There are five major reforms to the Retirement Villages Amendment Bill 2018. Their goal is to improve any dispute...

The Better Living Report - Episode 2

In this months episode of the Better Living Report, we talk to Lachlan Anderson from Discover Wealth  about the role financial advisers can play in the settlement process.

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Is domestic violence only physical?

When many people think of domestic violence, their mind immediately goes to the Hollywood stereotype of a brutish man being violent towards his wife. Although physical violence is the biggest...

The Better Living Report - Episode 1

For our first episode of the Better Living Report, we talk to Amelia Brayley our Family Law Solicitor here at East Coast, about some of the common questions asked by our clients going through a...