Media centre


Maurice Blackburn media team

Our media team advises and supports Maurice Blackburn lawyers and clients during all forms of media engagement, including video and television appearances, radio, online and print media.

Jacob O'Shaughnessy
Media Manager
(07) 3014 5070
0428 814 037 
Media contact for: Road and work injuries in Queensland, Northern Territory and ACT, abuse law and NDIS 

Rebecca Nash
Media Manager
(02) 8277 2630
0438 497 539
Media contact for: Superannuation and insurance, asbestos and dust diseases, and Comcare

Andrea Petrie
Media Manager
(03) 8102 2173
0412 655 264
Media contact for: Road and work injuries in Victoria, NSW, Western Australia and South Australia, and medical negligence

Paddy Murphy
Media Manager
(03) 8102 2003
0490 297 391
Media contact for: Employment & industrial law and class actions

Chee Chee Leung
Media Manager
(03) 9045 6941
0412 560 584
Media contact for: Social justice, public liability and wills & estates

Jade Knight
National Manager, Public Affairs
(07) 3016 0396
0417 969 438

Michael Cooney
General Manager, Public Affairs

Tuesday 13 October 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Abuse survivors to be guaranteed a voice under new laws Lawyers have welcomed legislative amendments announced by the Victorian Government today which will help ensure that survivors of historical sexual abuse can share their stories with the community without risking adverse court action.
Practice Area: Abuse law
Sunday 11 October 2020
In the news
Thursday 01 October 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
NSW government must move quickly on silicosis reform Leading dust diseases law firm, Maurice Blackburn is urging the NSW government to act swiftly to implement reforms to improve the safety of stone workers and monitor their health.
Practice Area: Silicosis lung disease
Wednesday 23 September 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Maurice Blackburn and the SDA win job back for Metcash worker unfairly sacked over minor incident Leading law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees’ Association (SDA) have successfully won a battle to reinstate a warehouse worker who was sacked after 28 years of service over a minor workplace accident.
Practice Area: Employment law
Monday 14 September 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Lawyers say children put at risk by Catholic bishop’s comments Lawyers have slammed comments made by Bishop Michael McCarthy leader of the Diocese of Rockhampton encouraging Catholic priests to break the law rather the seal of the confessional when child sexual abuse is reported.
Practice Area: Abuse law