Media statements

Thursday, 23 May 2019
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Lawyers welcome greater reporting of child sexual abuse in Western Australia Lawyers have today welcomed that Western Australia will introduce changes to the state’s mandatory reporting laws for child sexual abuse.
Wednesday, 15 May 2019
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Labor wage theft reforms a welcome measure to assist unpaid workers Lawyers have today welcomed the announcement that a Shorten Labor Government will introduce a new small claims jurisdiction for wage underpayments if elected.
Tuesday, 7 May 2019
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Landmark High Court trial to test if Constitutional ‘aliens’ power applies to Aboriginal Australians A landmark trial will be held in the High Court of Australia to question to whether Aboriginal Australians can be considered an ‘alien’ under the Constitution.
Friday, 3 May 2019
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Uber set for epic Supreme Court showdown as class action is filed Global ridesharing giant Uber will face potentially one of Australia’s biggest class actions, as thousands of taxi, hire car and licence owners join forces.
Wednesday, 1 May 2019
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Tough new compliance code to protect Victorian workers from deadly silica exposure Lawyers have welcomed the Victorian Government’s plan to introduce a tough new compliance code on silicosis.
Thursday, 18 April 2019
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Maurice Blackburn files Lendlease shareholder class action Maurice Blackburn Lawyers filed an open class action in the New South Wales Supreme Court against Lendlease Group Limited (LLC).
Wednesday, 10 April 2019
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Action needed on Senate Committee report to improve access to justice for victims of financial wrongdoing Lawyers have welcomed a Senate Committee report into the resolution of disputes with financial services providers within the justice system.
Wednesday, 10 April 2019
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Abortion win in High Court Laws that promote the safety, dignity and privacy of women seeking reproductive healthcare have been upheld by the High Court of Australia.
Tuesday, 9 April 2019
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New research: more than half of Australians have no Will, many in the dark about what happens without a Will More than half of Australians do not have a Will and almost 40% have no idea what happens if they pass away without a Will.
Sunday, 7 April 2019
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Sommelier brings Federal Court action against $400 per head Sepia restaurant A Federal Court claim has been filed alleging widespread breaches of the Fair Work Act against $400 per head Sepia restaurant and its directors Vicki Wild and Martin Benn.
Thursday, 4 April 2019
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Lendlease to face shareholder class action investigation Construction giant Lendlease Group (LLC) is set to face fresh legal claims it breached the Corporations Act by failing to properly inform the market of serious problems in its Engineering and Services Business.
Wednesday, 3 April 2019
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Parliamentary report delivers scathing indictment on national redress scheme and must be acted on Lawyers for abuse survivors have welcomed a parliamentary committee report on the national redress scheme that calls for major amendments that ensures survivors are put first.