Thursday, 23 December 2021
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Maurice Blackburn announces legal promotions for 2022 Leading social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn has announced that 31 lawyers from its offices across the country will be promoted from January 1, 2022.
Monday, 20 December 2021
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Record $1.1m compensation for survivor of abuse at Warminda Hostel Leading abuse law firm Maurice Blackburn has secured a $1.1 million settlement for a survivor of sexual abuse at the notorious Warminda Hostel.
Tuesday, 14 December 2021
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“Malicious prosecution”: Court rules police misconduct involved in prosecution of an innocent Indigenous man jailed for five years Townsville man Terry Irving’s 28-year battle for justice is almost over after Queensland’s Court of Appeal today ruled he was maliciously prosecuted by police in a notorious case which saw him wrongly jailed for 1671 days over a north Queensland bank robbery he did not commit.
Tuesday, 30 November 2021
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Final hearings as Federal Government fights to keep Robodebt information secret The Federal Government’s long-running effort to block access to documents underpinning its botched Robodebt scheme will be heard before the Administrative Appeals Tribunal on Thursday 2 December and Thursday 23 December 2021.
Tuesday, 30 November 2021
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Survivors, lawyers welcome end of legal loophole in SA child abuse claims Leading abuse law firm Maurice Blackburn has welcomed the Parliament’s passage of new South Australian laws that will help institutional child abuse survivors seek justice.
Friday, 19 November 2021
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Survivors, lawyers call for child abuse law reform to be prioritised in SA Parliament’s final sitting Leading abuse law firm Maurice Blackburn is urging the South Australian Government to ensure new laws to help institutional child abuse survivors seek justice are passed during Parliament’s final sitting of the year commencing 30 November.
Wednesday, 17 November 2021
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Monday, 15 November 2021
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End in sight for legal loophole in SA child abuse claims Leading abuse law firm Maurice Blackburn is hopeful that new South Australian laws to help institutional child abuse survivors seek justice are passed during this week’s sitting of Parliament.
Tuesday, 9 November 2021
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New laws give NSW abuse survivors access to fair compensation Survivors of institutional child abuse – including those who were abused while in youth detention facilities – will be able to overturn inadequate settlement payments under new laws that passed the NSW Parliament today.
Friday, 29 October 2021
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Crown to pay $125 million class action settlement Leading class actions law firm Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has reached a $125 million settlement with Crown Resorts Ltd (ASX: CWN) after the company’s share price fell on revelations that 19 Crown employees were detained in China on suspicion of engaging in illegal marketing of its VIP gaming services.
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
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Gender equality initiatives underpin employer of choice application Initiatives to reduce the pay gap and promote flexibility at work will form part of Maurice Blackburn’s bid to retain its title as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality.
Monday, 4 October 2021
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ASU successfully defends employee redundancy entitlements The Fair Work Commission has rejected a bid by Hobsons Bay City Council to avoid paying redundancy entitlements to five Home Support employees who did not agree to transfer their employment to a private provider.