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

Friday 18 June 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Secrecy surrounding Robodebt to be tested in legal battle A long-running legal battle to access documents behind the Federal Government’s botched Robodebt scheme will be heard next week by the Administrative Appeals Tribunal from June 21 to 23.
Practice Area: Social justice
Tuesday 15 June 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Spotlight on powers of attorney as part of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day On World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, leading law firm Maurice Blackburn has backed the creation of a national register for powers of attorney to help safeguard against elder abuse.
Practice Area: Wills and Estates
Friday 11 June 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
EML Payments faces class action over anti-money laundering, terrorism finance governance concerns Leading class actions law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers is investigating a new shareholder class action against Queensland-based technology finance giant EML Payments after a regulator raised concerns about an Irish subsidiary’s compliance with anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing risk and control frameworks.
Practice Area: Class actions
Friday 21 May 2021
In the news
COVID in the workplace – a challenge for employers As the ability to receive COVID-19 vaccinations in Australia increases, it is timely to review the strategies employers should implement to minimise or eliminate the risk of the virus entering or spreading within the workplace.
Practice Area: Employment law
Friday 21 May 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Unions seek leave to appeal to High Court over sick leave for Qantas workers A hearing will be held today to determine if unions will be granted leave to appeal to the High Court on behalf of sick Qantas workers seeking to access their full leave entitlements after being stood down during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Practice Area: Employment law