Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Friday, 30 July 2021
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Win for workers: TWU holds Qantas to account for replacing employees with cheap contract labour Leading law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers today welcomed a Federal Court judgment that ruled Qantas’ outsourcing of 2,000 workers is unlawful under the Fair Work Act.
Wednesday, 28 July 2021
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Maurice Blackburn settles class action over mistreatment of young people in NT youth detention for $35m Social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn has secured a $35 million class action settlement on behalf of young people mistreated while in youth detention in the Northern Territory.
Monday, 26 July 2021
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Family seeks justice for the murder of Reza Berati on Manus Island The parents of Iranian asylum seeker Reza Berati, who died in 2014 after being brutally beaten in an Australian offshore detention centre, have commenced legal action over his death.
Tuesday, 13 July 2021
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Dust Diseases Taskforce report falls well short in protecting stonemasons Lawyers for workers suffering with silicosis have expressed serious concerns that the National Dust Diseases Taskforce final report does not go far enough in protecting workers from serious harm.
Monday, 5 July 2021
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QLD measures to strengthen criminal child sexual offence laws now in effect Leading abuse law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has welcomed new criminal offence provisions that have come into effect today in Queensland that will help to bolster protections for children against institutionalised sexual abuse.
Friday, 18 June 2021
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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.
Tuesday, 15 June 2021
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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.
Friday, 11 June 2021
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EML Payments faces class action over anti-money laundering, terrorism finance governance concerns 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.
Friday, 21 May 2021
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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.
Thursday, 29 April 2021
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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.
Wednesday, 28 April 2021
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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.
Thursday, 22 April 2021
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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.