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 28 July 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Overhaul of NSW workers’ comp scheme needed to restore fairness for workers A joint investigation by Nine newspapers and the ABC has exposed that reform of the NSW workers’ compensation scheme is urgently needed and that any efforts to overhaul the scheme must ensure no injured worker is left worse off, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Practice Area: Work related injuries
Thursday 23 July 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Federal Court test case challenging sports rorts Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has issued legal proceedings in the Federal Court in a test case seeking to overturn a decision made by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) to reject a funding application from the Beechworth Lawn Tennis Club (BLTC) as part of the scandal-plagued sports rorts affair.
Monday 20 July 2020
In the news
Thursday 16 July 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Hundreds of thousands of motorists to benefit from class action over shonky bank car loans Australia’s leading class action law firm Maurice Blackburn has today commenced a class action in the Victorian Supreme Court which alleges that Westpac Banking Corporation and St George Finance Limited colluded with car dealers to sting consumers with unfair high interest loans in Australia’s multi-billion dollar car finance industry.
Practice Area: Class actions
Wednesday 15 July 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers welcome ground breaking wage theft laws to Queensland Leading workplace law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today welcomed the introduction of wage theft laws in Queensland by the Palaszczuk Government, saying the move would help end the exploitation of the state’s hard-working employees.
Practice Area: Employment law