Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

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.
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 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.
Saturday, 19 December 2020
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Ripped-off and exhausted: junior doctors take on NSW Health over extensive unpaid overtime Leading law firms Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and Hayden Stephens & Associates today launched a class action on behalf of early career doctors against NSW Health over exploitative work conditions.
Monday, 14 December 2020
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Landmark trial to commence against Flight Centre for systemic underpayment of workers A landmark trial will commence today in the Federal Circuit Court against Flight Centre, alleging systemic underpayment of workers through a dubious pay structure that enabled the company to repeatedly undercut its award obligations under the Fair Work Act.
Monday, 14 December 2020
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Maurice Blackburn launches new Crown class action after money laundering revelations spark share price plunge Maurice Blackburn Lawyers has lodged a new class action against Crown Resorts Limited alleging the company’s governance and risk management failings caused a massive share price plunge in October.
Wednesday, 9 December 2020
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Test case to be filed in the Federal Court to challenge unlawful outsourcing of Qantas workers Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will today file a test case for the Transport Workers Union (TWU) in the Federal Court seeking to overturn Qantas’ decision to outsource 2,000 workers, saying the decision is unlawful under the Fair Work Act.
Wednesday, 2 December 2020
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High Court test cases decision a win for asylum seekers’ health care Asylum seekers and refugees will not face additional delays and costs in applying for urgent lifesaving healthcare through the courts, after the High Court ruled that their cases could continue in the Federal Court.