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

Saturday 19 December 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Ripped-off and exhausted: junior doctors take on NSW Health over extensive unpaid overtime Leading law firms Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and Hayden Stephens & Associates today launched a class action on behalf of early career doctors against NSW Health over exploitative work conditions.
Practice Area: Class actions
Monday 14 December 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Landmark trial to commence against Flight Centre for systemic underpayment of workers A landmark trial will commence today in the Federal Circuit Court against Flight Centre, alleging systemic underpayment of workers through a dubious pay structure that enabled the company to repeatedly undercut its award obligations under the Fair Work Act.
Practice Area: Workers’ rights
Monday 14 December 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Maurice Blackburn launches new Crown class action after money laundering revelations spark share price plunge Leading law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has lodged a new class action against Crown Resorts Limited alleging the company’s governance and risk management failings caused a massive share price plunge in October.
Practice Area: Class actions
Wednesday 09 December 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
Test case to be filed in the Federal Court to challenge unlawful outsourcing of Qantas workers Leading law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will today file a test case for the Transport Workers Union (TWU) in the Federal Court seeking to overturn Qantas’ decision to outsource 2,000 workers, saying the decision is unlawful under the Fair Work Act.
Practice Area: Workers’ rights
Wednesday 02 December 2020
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements
High Court test cases decision a win for asylum seekers’ health care Asylum seekers and refugees will not face additional delays and costs in applying for urgent lifesaving healthcare through the courts, after the High Court ruled that their cases could continue in the Federal Court.
Practice Area: Asylum seeker rights