Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Friday, 20 March 2020
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Lawyers accuse Commonwealth of delaying justice for asylum seekers ahead of latest court challenge Maurice Blackburn says the Commonwealth’s actions in the courts are preventing people who were detained on Manus Island and Nauru from timely access to justice.
Thursday, 12 March 2020
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Landmark win for WA abuse survivors sends strong message to institutions Lawyers have welcomed a landmark WA decision which sees the first sexual abuse civil claim following the removal of state-based time limits.
Friday, 6 March 2020
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Labor move to make wage theft a crime a welcome reform which will benefit Queenslanders Lawyers have welcomed the announcement by the Palaszczuk Labor Government that legislation will be introduced to make wage theft a crime in Queensland.
Thursday, 5 March 2020
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Maurice Blackburn challenges dodgy sports rorts grants on behalf of overlooked community sports club Maurice Blackburn challenges dodgy sports rorts grants on behalf of overlooked community sports club.
Friday, 28 February 2020
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Statement from Maurice Blackburn regarding Sunwater announcement it will appeal floods class action Sunwater has today confirmed it will appeal the floods class action judgment handed down in November 2019 in favour of flood victims.
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
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Maurice Blackburn continues to be gender equality employer of choice Maurice Blackburn Lawyers’ named Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for the third consecutive year.
Friday, 21 February 2020
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Statement from Maurice Blackburn Lawyers regarding floods class action At a hearing in the Supreme Court of NSW, the first defendant in the Qld floods class action, Seqwater, confirmed that it would be appealing the judgement handed down in November 2019 in favour of flood victims.
Friday, 21 February 2020
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ALP delivers most comprehensive silicosis policy in NSW Leading dust diseases law firm, Maurice Blackburn says the NSW Opposition has delivered a most welcome and comprehensive response to the growing health crisis affecting engineered stone workers.
Wednesday, 19 February 2020
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Government response to national redress report a missed opportunity Lawyers for abuse survivors have labelled the Federal Government’s response to the Joint Select Committee report on the national redress scheme disappointing, saying it does not go far enough in improving the scheme for survivors.
Wednesday, 12 February 2020
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High Court rejects bid to overturn decision in favour of a toddler left with a severe disability by children’s hospital A Perth family’s long legal battle for justice for their severely injured daughter has at last reached a conclusion, with the High Court rejecting the defendant’s latest attempt to delay justice.
Tuesday, 11 February 2020
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Landmark High Court ruling confirms Aboriginal Australians are not aliens under the Constitution Aboriginal Australians are not “aliens” under the Constitution and can no longer be deported from Australia, following a landmark decision handed down in the High Court today.
Tuesday, 11 February 2020
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Aboriginal Australian man Brendan Thoms released from detention following High Court ruling Lawyers for Aboriginal Australian man Brendan Thoms have confirmed he has been released from detention this afternoon, following a landmark decision handed down by the High Court earlier today.