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.
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.
Friday, 11 June 2021
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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.
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.
Tuesday, 20 April 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
New ACT elder abuse laws to safeguard the vulnerable People who commit financial elder abuse in the ACT could face jail time of up to three years, as part of new laws coming into effect today covering abuse against vulnerable people.
Thursday, 1 April 2021
Maurice Blackburn Media Statements -
Supreme Court proceedings filed for family of INPEX site worker Carl Delaney Law firm Maurice Blackburn has launched legal proceedings on behalf of the family of Carl Delaney, who died in 2017 whilst working as a carpenter on the INPEX gas plant site.
Wednesday, 17 March 2021
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Lifting deeds of release for abuse survivors in New South Wales will allow them to seek fair compensation New laws will allow unfair settlement payments to be overturned and victims of institutional child abuse to seek fair compensation through the courts in New South Wales.
Monday, 8 March 2021
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Maurice Blackburn welcomes Ministerial taskforce to prevent workplace sexual harassment Lawyers for victims of workplace sexual harassment have today welcomed the announcement of a Ministerial Taskforce on Workplace Sexual Harassment, saying the measure will play a key role in helping to raise awareness in workplaces throughout Victoria in an effort to better prevent harassment.
Friday, 5 March 2021
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Darwin health service launches legal challenge over proposed Dan Murphy’s store Danila Dilba health service has launched legal proceedings over the decision to approve a large Dan Murphy’s store in Darwin.