Media statements & announcements

Monday, 20 October 2014
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Wangaratta lawyer re-elected as president of North East Law Association The North East Law Association of the Law Institute of Victoria has re-elected Wangaratta lawyer Danny Frigerio as its president.
Monday, 20 October 2014
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D-Day arrives for Clive Palmer to stop transfer of Aussie kids to Nauru The day has arrived for Clive Palmer to block a series of hidden amendments to the Migration Act that will transfer Australian-born babies to Nauru, said Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 16 October 2014
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Drivers urged to look out for motorcyclists ahead of Phillip Island MotoGP As thousands of motorcyclists head to Phillip Island for this weekend’s 2014 MotoGP (October 17-19), road safety advocates are urging all road users to take extra care on the roads.
Thursday, 16 October 2014
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Baby Ferouz and 100 other babies in detention now rely on Clive Palmer The full court of the Federal Court of Australia has been asked to hear an urgent appeal on behalf of Australian born-baby Ferouz in an application filed today in Brisbane.
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
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Court set to decide today on landmark test case for Australian-born babies in detention The Federal Circuit Court will today make a ruling in a landmark test case to determine if babies born on Australian soil, to families who came to Australia by boat, have a right to stay in Australia as refugees.
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
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Urgent appeal to be lodged in baby Ferouz case Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will lodge an urgent appeal on behalf of 11 month old baby Ferouz, following a finding by the Federal Circuit Court today in a landmark test case.
Monday, 13 October 2014
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Landmark Brisbane court hearing tomorrow for Australian-born babies in detention A landmark test case that will serve as a precedent for all Australian-born babies being held in detention will be heard tomorrow in Brisbane, with the Federal Circuit Court set to hear a final push to grant protection to 11 month old Australian-born baby Ferouz.
Wednesday, 8 October 2014
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Steps to improve road behaviour welcome, but focus on safety of vulnerable road users must continue A new campaign that seeks to highlight the importance of basic courtesies when on the road is an overdue but good step forward in the ongoing efforts to address safety concerns for vulnerable road users, said road safety law firm Maurice Blackburn.
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
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Sweeney family welcomes offer of Federal Govt compensation A commitment this afternoon that the Federal Government will compensate the families of the victims of the home insulation scheme has been welcomed by the family of Mitchell Sweeney, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Thursday, 25 September 2014
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Lawyers for asylum seeker baby Ferouz say visa Bill deprives babies of right to seek permanent protection Lawyers representing asylum seeker baby Ferouz, whose family is a persecuted minority group in Myanmar, are concerned about today’s Federal Government announcement on visas for asylum seekers.