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hope for silenced survivors.

February 1, 2021

I keep secrets. Scores of them. Secrets so horrifying, so brutal and gut-wrenching, that no person should ever have to keep them. I need...

Australian army patch

op-ed: defence force abuse reports increasing, but not rapidly enough.

23 November 2020

In December 2016, the Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman (within its Defence Force Ombudsman jurisdiction) began receiving reports of serious abuse.

federal government urged to close loopholes.

11 December 2020

Adair Donaldson, said: "loopholes will be exploited by paedophiles, so anything we do to ensure the safety of children is a no-brainer."

revenge porn karma. when it hits it sticks.

October 14, 2020

In the last few weeks, multiple legal cases have come out of Canberra that should send shockwaves throughout Australia. For those people who think...

inside the Australian Gymnastics abuse disgrace.

1 October 2020

Adair Donaldson spoke to Alexandra Carlton for her article in Marie Claire's October issue, outlining the outpouring of allegations from Australian gymnasts.

Gymnastics image of foot

Gymnastics Australia inquiry to reveal ‘spectrum’ of abuse allegations, lawyer warns.

October 1, 2020

The lawyer representing a group of 40 past and present Australian gymnasts has warned "a spectrum" of abuse allegations will emerge from an independent...

family lawyer Sarah Adams featured on Talkin’ Toowoomba podcast.

September 28, 2020

The Talkin' Toowoomba podcast chats to a lawyer Sarah Adams from Donaldson Law who is passionate about our non-confrontational approach to Family Law.

inside the Australian Gymnastics abuse disgrace.

1 October 2020

Adair Donaldson spoke to Alexandra Carlton for her article in Marie Claire's October issue, outlining the outpouring of allegations from Australian gymnasts.

Gymnastics image of foot

Gymnastics Australia inquiry to reveal ‘spectrum’ of abuse allegations, lawyer warns.

October 1, 2020

The lawyer representing a group of 40 past and present Australian gymnasts has warned "a spectrum" of abuse allegations will emerge from an independent...

documentary ‘Athlete A’ has encouraged gymnasts to speak out against abuse they have suffered.

23 August 2020

Adair Donaldson was interviewed by Tracey Holmes on The Ticket about the Human Rights Commission's investigation into 'child cruelty' in Australian gymnastics.

allegations of child abuse within Gymnastics Australia

July 31, 2020

Gymnastics Australia has announced an independent review into its own "culture and practices" following abuse allegations from a number of high-profile...

Gymnast powdering hands

racehorses get treated better: gymnasts get a lawyer.

29 July 2020

A group of 30 current and former elite Australian gymnasts have retained a specialist lawyer to lobby Gymnastics Australia to hold an independent inquiry.

clock is ticking for survivors of abuse in the ADF.

May 6, 2020

No doubt, abuse is a hard subject for people to talk about. Often, many survivors struggle to come forward for many years, let alone...

submission in support of setting aside settlement agreements for past child abuse claims.

April 20, 2020

Donaldson Law, together with Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia, has made a submission to the NSW Government in support of setting aside settlement...

good work, Bulldogs – because you can’t train against stupid behaviour.

March 18, 2020

Another day, another NRL sex scandal. Many of us are feeling disheartened, disillusioned and dog-tired at the news that two Bulldogs players took two...

revenge porn karma. when it hits it sticks.

October 14, 2020

In the last few weeks, multiple legal cases have come out of Canberra that should send shockwaves throughout Australia. For those people who think...

inside the Australian Gymnastics abuse disgrace.

1 October 2020

Adair Donaldson spoke to Alexandra Carlton for her article in Marie Claire's October issue, outlining the outpouring of allegations from Australian gymnasts.

Gymnastics image of foot

Gymnastics Australia inquiry to reveal ‘spectrum’ of abuse allegations, lawyer warns.

October 1, 2020

The lawyer representing a group of 40 past and present Australian gymnasts has warned "a spectrum" of abuse allegations will emerge from an independent...

family lawyer Sarah Adams featured on Talkin’ Toowoomba podcast.

September 28, 2020

The Talkin' Toowoomba podcast chats to a lawyer Sarah Adams from Donaldson Law who is passionate about our non-confrontational approach to Family Law.

documentary ‘Athlete A’ has encouraged gymnasts to speak out against abuse they have suffered.

23 August 2020

Adair Donaldson was interviewed by Tracey Holmes on The Ticket about the Human Rights Commission's investigation into 'child cruelty' in Australian gymnastics.

allegations of child abuse within Gymnastics Australia

July 31, 2020

Gymnastics Australia has announced an independent review into its own "culture and practices" following abuse allegations from a number of high-profile...

Gymnast powdering hands

racehorses get treated better: gymnasts get a lawyer.

29 July 2020

A group of 30 current and former elite Australian gymnasts have retained a specialist lawyer to lobby Gymnastics Australia to hold an independent inquiry.

COVID-19 – how we’re working.

April 2, 2020

We are firmly committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of our clients and staff. We have adopted measures developed by the Queensland Law...

hope for silenced survivors.

February 1, 2021

I keep secrets. Scores of them. Secrets so horrifying, so brutal and gut-wrenching, that no person should ever have to keep them. I need...

Australian army patch

op-ed: defence force abuse reports increasing, but not rapidly enough.

23 November 2020

In December 2016, the Office of the Commonwealth Ombudsman (within its Defence Force Ombudsman jurisdiction) began receiving reports of serious abuse.

federal government urged to close loopholes.

11 December 2020

Adair Donaldson, said: "loopholes will be exploited by paedophiles, so anything we do to ensure the safety of children is a no-brainer."

revenge porn karma. when it hits it sticks.

October 14, 2020

In the last few weeks, multiple legal cases have come out of Canberra that should send shockwaves throughout Australia. For those people who think...

inside the Australian Gymnastics abuse disgrace.

1 October 2020

Adair Donaldson spoke to Alexandra Carlton for her article in Marie Claire's October issue, outlining the outpouring of allegations from Australian gymnasts.

Gymnastics image of foot

Gymnastics Australia inquiry to reveal ‘spectrum’ of abuse allegations, lawyer warns.

October 1, 2020

The lawyer representing a group of 40 past and present Australian gymnasts has warned "a spectrum" of abuse allegations will emerge from an independent...

family lawyer Sarah Adams featured on Talkin’ Toowoomba podcast.

September 28, 2020

The Talkin' Toowoomba podcast chats to a lawyer Sarah Adams from Donaldson Law who is passionate about our non-confrontational approach to Family Law.

inside the Australian Gymnastics abuse disgrace.

1 October 2020

Adair Donaldson spoke to Alexandra Carlton for her article in Marie Claire's October issue, outlining the outpouring of allegations from Australian gymnasts.

Gymnastics image of foot

Gymnastics Australia inquiry to reveal ‘spectrum’ of abuse allegations, lawyer warns.

October 1, 2020

The lawyer representing a group of 40 past and present Australian gymnasts has warned "a spectrum" of abuse allegations will emerge from an independent...

documentary ‘Athlete A’ has encouraged gymnasts to speak out against abuse they have suffered.

23 August 2020

Adair Donaldson was interviewed by Tracey Holmes on The Ticket about the Human Rights Commission's investigation into 'child cruelty' in Australian gymnastics.

allegations of child abuse within Gymnastics Australia

July 31, 2020

Gymnastics Australia has announced an independent review into its own "culture and practices" following abuse allegations from a number of high-profile...

Gymnast powdering hands

racehorses get treated better: gymnasts get a lawyer.

29 July 2020

A group of 30 current and former elite Australian gymnasts have retained a specialist lawyer to lobby Gymnastics Australia to hold an independent inquiry.

clock is ticking for survivors of abuse in the ADF.

May 6, 2020

No doubt, abuse is a hard subject for people to talk about. Often, many survivors struggle to come forward for many years, let alone...

submission in support of setting aside settlement agreements for past child abuse claims.

April 20, 2020

Donaldson Law, together with Rape and Domestic Violence Services Australia, has made a submission to the NSW Government in support of setting aside settlement...

good work, Bulldogs – because you can’t train against stupid behaviour.

March 18, 2020

Another day, another NRL sex scandal. Many of us are feeling disheartened, disillusioned and dog-tired at the news that two Bulldogs players took two...

revenge porn karma. when it hits it sticks.

October 14, 2020

In the last few weeks, multiple legal cases have come out of Canberra that should send shockwaves throughout Australia. For those people who think...

inside the Australian Gymnastics abuse disgrace.

1 October 2020

Adair Donaldson spoke to Alexandra Carlton for her article in Marie Claire's October issue, outlining the outpouring of allegations from Australian gymnasts.

Gymnastics image of foot

Gymnastics Australia inquiry to reveal ‘spectrum’ of abuse allegations, lawyer warns.

October 1, 2020

The lawyer representing a group of 40 past and present Australian gymnasts has warned "a spectrum" of abuse allegations will emerge from an independent...

family lawyer Sarah Adams featured on Talkin’ Toowoomba podcast.

September 28, 2020

The Talkin' Toowoomba podcast chats to a lawyer Sarah Adams from Donaldson Law who is passionate about our non-confrontational approach to Family Law.

documentary ‘Athlete A’ has encouraged gymnasts to speak out against abuse they have suffered.

23 August 2020

Adair Donaldson was interviewed by Tracey Holmes on The Ticket about the Human Rights Commission's investigation into 'child cruelty' in Australian gymnastics.

allegations of child abuse within Gymnastics Australia

July 31, 2020

Gymnastics Australia has announced an independent review into its own "culture and practices" following abuse allegations from a number of high-profile...

Gymnast powdering hands

racehorses get treated better: gymnasts get a lawyer.

29 July 2020

A group of 30 current and former elite Australian gymnasts have retained a specialist lawyer to lobby Gymnastics Australia to hold an independent inquiry.

COVID-19 – how we’re working.

April 2, 2020

We are firmly committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of our clients and staff. We have adopted measures developed by the Queensland Law...

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