Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Monday, 20 March 2017
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Anglican Church must be stripped of tax deductibility status in light of shocking abuse Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have called for the Anglican Church to be stripped of its charity tax deductibility status if it continues to fail to deal with abuse within the Church’s affiliated organisations, after more than 1000 complaints of alleged child sexual abuse were today disclosed by the Royal Commission.
Friday, 17 March 2017
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Audi factories raided in bid to uncover truth on Dieselgate One week after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission took Federal Court action against Audi for its role in the Volkswagen global emissions cheat device scandal, German authorities have reportedly raided Audi’s German headquarters in connection with the emissions scandal.
Friday, 17 March 2017
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Russia must act to ensure fair access to justice for families who lost relatives on Flydubai Flight 981 An Australian lawyer acting for families who lost loved ones on Flydubai flight 981 is calling on the Russian Government to urgently end legal uncertainty and act on a key convention ahead of the first anniversary of the air crash this weekend.
Thursday, 16 March 2017
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Broader QLD Black Lung inquiry needed to explore dust disease risks for workers Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today urged a broadening of the Parliamentary inquiry into black lung to ensure that risks for workers relating to all dust diseases are properly considered, including silicosis exposure.
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
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Competition regulator puts Audi in emissions scandal case In a huge blow to Volkswagen’s Australian defence of its global emissions scandal, the ACCC announced today it is also targeting Audi, in line with the Maurice Blackburn Dieselgate class action.
Tuesday, 7 March 2017
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Maurice Blackburn files Bellamy’s shareholder class action The Maurice Blackburn-led shareholder class action against embattled infant formula company Bellamy’s has been filed in the Federal Court in Victoria today on behalf of all aggrieved shareholders.
Tuesday, 28 February 2017
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Latest CommInsure report shows CBA still yet to learn from past mistakes The release today of the latest CommInsure claims handling report shows CBA still has much to learn from its history of poor claims handling and treatment of members, according to Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Thursday, 23 February 2017
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Crown results show VIP revenue crash after China arrests With a potential shareholder revolt looming via a class action, today’s half year results from Crown Resorts Limited (CWN) show a 45 per cent dive in VIP revenue.
Thursday, 23 February 2017
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Penalty rates cuts will leave Australian workers worse off Today’s announcement to cut Sunday and public holiday penalty rates for hospitality and retail workers will leave thousands of Australians worse off and drive a further wedge in the two class economy for working people.
Wednesday, 22 February 2017
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Volkswagen’s dirty tricks revealed in Court on dirty diesels Volkswagen is under pressure in the Federal Court to agree on terms of a proposed nation-wide corrective notice regarding alleged misinformation it has provided to Australian customers.
Tuesday, 21 February 2017
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Maurice Blackburn lawyer recognised for outstanding achievement by Queensland Law Society Maurice Blackburn Managing Principal and Personal Injuries Accredited Specialist Rod Hodgson has been recognised for Outstanding Achievement by the Queensland Law Society.
Wednesday, 15 February 2017
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Law firm calls for Federal funding grants to Brisbane private schools singled out by Royal Commission to be withheld until better treatment of abuse survivors proven Federal funding grants for private schools singled out in the Royal Commission, including St Paul’s at Bald Hills in Brisbane, should be withheld until the schools’ claims that processes in place to appropriately respond to abuse claims can be independently proven, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.