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

Thursday 29 April 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Law firm welcomes end to Dan Murphy's plan for Darwin Social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn has welcomed today’s announcement that Woolworths will not proceed with a proposed Dan Murphy’s store near Darwin’s airport.
Practice Area: Social justice
Wednesday 28 April 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Lawyers welcome new laws closing legal ‘black hole’ period for abuse survivors Leading abuse law firm Maurice Blackburn has welcomed new laws coming into effect this week in Victoria that will help more survivors of institutional abuse access justice.
Practice Area: Abuse law
Thursday 22 April 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
WorkCover win for Hazelwood fire fighter upheld by Victorian Supreme Court A Victorian man left with a serious lung disease after working to contain the 2014 Hazelwood mine fire had had his successful WorkCover claim upheld by the Victorian Supreme Court.
Practice Area: Work related injuries
Tuesday 20 April 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
New ACT elder abuse laws to safeguard the vulnerable People who commit financial elder abuse in the ACT could face jail time of up to three years, as part of new laws coming into effect today covering abuse against vulnerable people.
Practice Area: Wills and Estates
Thursday 01 April 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Supreme Court proceedings filed for family of INPEX site worker Carl Delaney Law firm Maurice Blackburn has launched legal proceedings on behalf of the family of Carl Delaney, who died in 2017 whilst working as a carpenter on the INPEX gas plant site.
Practice Area: Work related injuries