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.
Friday, 26 February 2021
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Queensland Government, SunWater reach record $440 million settlement with 2011 flood victims Over 6,500 victims of South East Queensland’s devastating 2011 floods are set to finally receive compensation after the State of Queensland and SunWater reached a $440 million settlement with the class over the negligent operation of the Wivenhoe and Somerset dams.
Tuesday, 16 February 2021
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Lawyers say new law is a missed opportunity for sexual abuse survivors Lawyers for sexual abuse survivors have today called on the Federal Government to do more to improve the National Redress Scheme for abuse survivors, saying while minor changes have been made with the passing of a new Bill yesterday evening, the changes still fall well short of what’s needed to ensure the Scheme is consistent with the recommendations of the abuse Royal Commission.
Wednesday, 10 February 2021
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Tougher SA laws on paid carers and powers of attorney needed to protect the elderly from abuse Leading law firm Maurice Blackburn is urging the South Australian Government to adopt a law reform recommendation to ban paid carers from being used as powers of attorney, describing it as an important safeguard against elder abuse.
Tuesday, 9 February 2021
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Urgent government action needed to stop silicosis epidemic Leading dust diseases law firm, Maurice Blackburn is supporting calls by the Australian Workers’ Union for tougher national regulations to protect all workers from deadly silica dust.
Wednesday, 3 February 2021
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Lawyers call on Australian Sports Commission to urgently release key documents relating to sports rorts scandal Lawyers acting in a Federal Court test case regarding the sports rorts scandal have applied to the Federal Court for orders compelling the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) to urgently hand over key documents relating to the role of former Sports Minister Bridget McKenzie in the affair.
Monday, 1 February 2021
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Urgent call to implement RC recommendations on two-year anniversary of Hayne final report Lawyers are calling for urgent action on outstanding banking Royal Commission recommendations, with today marking two years since the final report into the financial services industry was handed down by Commissioner Kenneth Hayne.
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
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Maurice Blackburn congratulates Azmeena Hussain and Theodora Ahilas on Order of Australia commendations Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has proudly welcomed the announcement that current Principal Azmeena Hussain and former Principal and national leader of the firm’s Dust Diseases Practice, Theodora Ahilas, have been awarded Order of Australia commendations for their services to the law and the community.
Wednesday, 27 January 2021
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Maurice Blackburn welcomes decision to pay compensation to asylum seekers for data breach Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has today welcomed the decision of the Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner that the Federal Government must pay compensation to asylum seekers whose privacy was significantly breached by the Department of Home Affairs.