Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Thursday, 18 December 2014
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Ferouz legal action forces release of Australian-born babies Australia’s leading social justice law firm Maurice Blackburn has welcomed today’s announcement by the Federal Government that it would release the remaining 31 Australian-born babies still in detention.
Thursday, 4 December 2014
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Morrison’s Bill to send Aussie babies to Nauru this weekend Lawyers acting for Australian-born baby Ferouz and other babies in detention are urgently calling on Immigration Minister Scott Morrison to prevent the imminent removal of 25 babies to detention on Nauru.
Wednesday, 3 December 2014
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Contingency fees to boost access to justice: Productivity Commission A recommendation from the Productivity Commission in favour of a damages-based fee system has been welcomed by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers’ class actions leader Andrew Watson, as a key way to improve access to justice.
Wednesday, 3 December 2014
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Senate to decide today whether to send baby Ferouz to Nauru The future of baby Ferouz and 107 other Australian-born babies today lies in the hands of the Senate, with amendments to be debated this morning that would allow the Federal Government to send the babies to Nauru.
Tuesday, 2 December 2014
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Parliament forum to highlight appalling treatment of sick NSW police officers Lawyers and police officers who are discharged from the force due to illness will today argue for better insurance arrangements for service men and women at a NSW Parliamentary Forum.
Thursday, 27 November 2014
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Introduction of class actions regime welcome in providing greater access to justice for Queenslanders Class action experts at Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed moves by the State Government to introduce a long-awaited class actions regime in Queensland
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
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Maurice Blackburn gets race ready for ‘In Her Shoes’ relay Maurice Blackburn is a proud sponsor of the In Her Shoes relay race on 28 November to raise awareness in the Cairns community of the devastating effects of domestic and family violence. The event invites local men and boys to undertake an obstacle course in women’s shoes.
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
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Disabled workers to benefit after Senate votes against unfair payment scheme Law firm Maurice Blackburn, which is representing up to 10,000 intellectually disabled workers in a class action over unfair pay, has welcomed the Senate’s decision last night to reject a bill that would have further disadvantaged these vulnerable workers.
Tuesday, 25 November 2014
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Senate report leaves Australian-born babies one step closer to Nauru The fate of over 100 Australian-born babies living in detention now lays in the hands of the Australian Senate, with a bill that will allow them to be sent to Nauru set to be debated as early as today.
Monday, 24 November 2014
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Australia’s biggest food safety case settles for $25 million Maurice Blackburn Lawyers reaches biggest payout for a food safety class action in Australian legal history. The defendant in the Bonsoy class action will pay $25 million to be distributed among the class action participants.
Sunday, 23 November 2014
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Appeal set to be heard for Australian-born baby Ferouz Federal Court to hear appeal for Australian-born baby Ferouz, currently living in detention and seeking the right to apply for a protection visa. Maurice Blackburn is representing another 106 Australian-born babies, living in detention.
Wednesday, 19 November 2014
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Crossbench support for tougher financial advice reforms welcome Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today welcomed the support of crossbench senators in standing up for tougher future financial advice reforms, saying the move was an important step in ensuring greater protection for Australian consumers.