Media statements

Thursday, 10 January 2019
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PC report confirms a binding and enforceable code is needed Lawyers have welcome the Productivity Commission's recommendation for a binding and enforceable code of conduct for the life insurance industry.
Thursday, 20 December 2018
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Claim brought against Commonwealth and detention centre operators for sexual assault of child on Nauru Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has filed a claim on behalf of a child who was repeatedly assaulted on Nauru.
Tuesday, 18 December 2018
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Flinders Ranges Traditional Owners take radioactive waste concerns to Australian Human Rights Commission Traditional Owners have lodged an Australian Human Rights Commission complaint for the site of a proposed national radioactive waste facility.
Friday, 14 December 2018
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B+ rating for NSW in implementing key Royal Commission law reforms for abuse survivors Lawyers for abuse survivors have applauded New South Wales (NSW) on legal reforms to improve access to justice.
Friday, 14 December 2018
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ACT secures A rating in implementing key Royal Commission reforms for abuse survivors Lawyers for abuse survivors have today applauded the ACT for taking strong action to implement key legal reforms.
Friday, 14 December 2018
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NT lagging on implementation of key Royal Commission recommendations for abuse survivors Lawyers for abuse survivors have called on the Northern Territory to prioritise legal reforms to improve access to justice.
Friday, 14 December 2018
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B- rating for QLD with more work to do to implement key abuse Royal Commission law reform recommendations Lawyers for abuse survivors have called on Queensland to prioritise legal reforms to improve access to justice for abuse survivors.s
Friday, 14 December 2018
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A+ rating for Victoria in leading the nation on key Royal Commission recommendations for abuse survivors Lawyers for abuse survivors have today applauded the significant work of Victoria in implementing critical legal reforms.
Friday, 14 December 2018
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Committee report into proposed CTP changes raises more questions than answers Lawyers have today called for Canberra’s CTP reform process to go back to the drawing board.
Wednesday, 12 December 2018
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Chief Minister’s office documents question integrity of CTP reform process Documents released under Freedom of Information (FOI) have raised transparency questions regarding the nature of the relationship between the Chief Minister’s office and major insurer Suncorp during the ACT’s recent CTP reform process.
Thursday, 6 December 2018
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Kids off Nauru bill should prompt action to remove all refugees and asylum seekers from offshore detention We are calling for the Australian Parliament to pass the bill to get children and sick adults out of offshore detention for medical assessment and treatment in Australia.
Thursday, 6 December 2018
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Lawyers for sick refugees express disappointment over stalled Nauru bill Maurice Blackburn disappointed that a bill to get children and sick adults out of offshore detention has failed to pass the Australian Parliament today.