In 2012, the NSW Parliament introduced radical, sweeping changes to the Workers Compensation Scheme. This article discusses the high profile case of Mr Goudappel, an injured worker caught by retrospective amendments which sought to remove his right to lump sum compensation.Read more
Kirstie Anne Underwood
Kirstie attended Sydney University as a graduate law student, after a previous career as a physiotherapist. In 2011 she won the internal, faculty Witness Examination Competition, and represented Sydney University at the 2012 competition. She has also competed in the 2012 Australian Law Students Association Conference.
After a rotation through the workers compensation division at Suncorp, she was encouraged by her supervising lawyer to compete in the 2013 McCallum Medal where she successfully reached the finals. During her spare time Kirstie is learning French.