Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Thursday, 18 October 2018
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Senate report support for tough laws on workplace deaths welcome, states must now act Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have welcomed a Senate report calling for tough laws on workplace deaths.
Tuesday, 16 October 2018
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Australian man launches High Court case against the Commonwealth for unlawful immigration detention Lawyers for Aboriginal Australian man Daniel Love have today filed a claim in the High Court of Australia for unlawful detention, after Mr Love was repeatedly detained in immigration detention in Brisbane.
Sunday, 14 October 2018
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Employers risk fines if they refuse leave for union rally Employers who refuse to allow their employees to take leave to attend this month’s Australia Needs A Payrise union rally may be breaking Australia’s workplace laws
Friday, 12 October 2018
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Victorian call for national silicosis register welcome Lawyers for silicosis sufferers have today welcomed the Victorian Government's push for the urgent establishment of a national silicosis register.
Thursday, 11 October 2018
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Federal call for investigation into silicosis risks welcome, states must follow suit Lawyers for silicosis sufferers have today welcomed reports that the Federal Government has called for state workplace regulators to immediately investigate risks of silicosis for stonemasons.
Wednesday, 10 October 2018
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SA coronial finding exposes dangerous patient safety gap Lawyers and the family of a man who died from administered opioid medication at the Flinders Medical Centre have called for an urgent improvement to patient safety after the South Australian Deputy State Coroner Bashir found his death was preventable.
Monday, 8 October 2018
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Melbourne abortion clinic and legal centre argue case for safe access zone laws in High Court challenge Laws that protect the dignity, safety and privacy of women seeking reproductive healthcare should be upheld, the High Court will hear.
Friday, 5 October 2018
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Scouts apology meaningless if not matched by action for abuse survivors Lawyers for abuse survivors have today dismissed an apology from Scouts Australia to survivors of abuse, saying such efforts ring hollow given how Scouts NSW in particular continues to treat those seeking compensation for abuse and harm caused.
Friday, 28 September 2018
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Urgent reform needed after damning Royal Commission interim report Today’s banking royal commission interim report has exposed a financial services industry driven by greed and self-interest that needs urgent reform.
Sunday, 23 September 2018
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Lawyers welcome measures to ensure greater public reporting on company gender pay gaps Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed an announcement from Federal Labor to ensure greater accountability for companies in addressing the gender pay gap, including increased public reporting and efforts to put an end to pay secrecy clauses.
Friday, 21 September 2018
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Victorian woman wins court challenge against IVF laws A Victorian woman will be able to try and conceive a child through IVF and donor sperm after successfully challenging a law that required her to obtain the consent of her estranged husband to undergo the procedure.
Sunday, 16 September 2018
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Aged care Royal Commission welcome, must include scrutiny of elder financial abuse Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed the announcement of a Royal Commission into aged care and have called for elder financial abuse to also be scrutinised as part of the inquiry.