Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Friday, 9 December 2016
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Maurice Blackburn announces appointment of new CEO Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has today announced that Social Justice and Class Actions Principal Jacob Varghese will be appointed as the firm's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from 21 April 2017.
Friday, 9 December 2016
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Win against police tasering must prompt greater scrutiny A Perth Law School professor and his partner have welcomed today’s finding in the District Court of Western Australia against the three police officers accused of assaulting and tasering them.
Wednesday, 7 December 2016
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Court gives go-ahead for record distribution to Black Saturday survivors The Supreme Court of Victoria has cleared the way for Maurice Blackburn to distribute Black Saturday bushfires compensation for loss or damage.
Wednesday, 7 December 2016
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Ramsay Review interim report confirms urgent need for a superannuation code of practice Recommendations from a key Treasury review into the financial sector’s dispute resolution framework have again confirmed the urgent need for the industry to implement a genuine and binding superannuation code of practice, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Monday, 5 December 2016
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Impacts of unpaid super entitlements significant for consumers seeking insurance access Revelations that almost one third of Australian workers are not being paid proper superannuation entitlements raises serious questions about the impacts of unpaid contributions on people’s ability to access insurance benefits through their superannuation, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Thursday, 1 December 2016
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Vic review to strengthen pokies protections welcome Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has welcomed the Victorian Government’s announcement to review protection measures for the state’s poker machines to help reduce the devastating impact of problem gambling.
Friday, 25 November 2016
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Victorian Government declares Christmas Day a public holiday Maurice Blackburn has commended the Victorian government’s decision to make Christmas Day a public holiday.
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
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Vic law changes set to ensure a fairer approach from institutions for survivors of child abuse Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has welcomed new laws to ensure institutions take greater responsibility in preventing and responding to future abuse claims, by forcing institutions responsible to prove they took steps to protect children under their care.
Monday, 14 November 2016
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Bushfire compensation to start flowing – but tax grab leaves sour taste in mouth Money from the record-setting Maurice Blackburn Black Saturday bushfire class actions will start going to survivors before the year’s end, the Supreme Court has heard today.
Wednesday, 9 November 2016
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Queensland class action regime an important step in providing access to justice Australia’s leading class actions law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, has today welcomed this week’s introduction of a class action regime in Queensland.
Friday, 4 November 2016
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Federal redress scheme critical in providing access to justice for abuse survivors The announcement this afternoon of a federal redress scheme for survivors of institutionalised sexual abuse is a critical step forward in providing access to justice, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Thursday, 3 November 2016
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Insurance Super Working Group welcome in driving better standards for consumers The announcement of an Insurance in Superannuation Industry Working Group to drive improvement and better standards in the insurance and superannuation industries has been welcomed by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.