Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Thursday, 6 November 2014
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Baby Ferouz spends first birthday behind razor wire – and taxpayers pick up the tab An Australian-born baby with a Queensland birth certificate will today spend his first birthday behind razor wire, having spent his entire life living in detention.
Sunday, 2 November 2014
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Maurice Blackburn endorses CBA plan to compensate financial planning customers National law firm Maurice Blackburn is backing a comprehensive review program for Commonwealth Financial Planning customers and will be acting as Independent Customer Advocates for any customers who opt for assistance.
Friday, 31 October 2014
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Qld lane filtering a sensible step for safety and easing congestion Maurice Blackburn Lawyers welcomed the announcement to introduce lane filtering in Queensland from early next year, saying the move was a sensible step for improving safety that will also ease congestion for road users, and bring Queensland in line with other Australian states and territories.
Tuesday, 28 October 2014
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Asbestos lawyers give qualified support to Mr Fluffy compensation plan Maurice Blackburn, the law firm supporting householders affected by Mr Fluffy asbestos has given qualified support to the announcement by the Federal and ACT governments to buy back and demolish properties.
Thursday, 23 October 2014
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Discrimination claim filed for sacked Port of Brisbane security officer Maurice Blackburn Lawyers have today filed proceedings in the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Commission on behalf of a former Port of Brisbane security officer who was sacked for displaying political signs in her car whilst parked at work.
Monday, 20 October 2014
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D-Day arrives for Clive Palmer to stop transfer of Aussie kids to Nauru The day has arrived for Clive Palmer to block a series of hidden amendments to the Migration Act that will transfer Australian-born babies to Nauru, said Maurice Blackburn Lawyers.
Monday, 20 October 2014
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Wangaratta lawyer re-elected as president of North East Law Association The North East Law Association of the Law Institute of Victoria has re-elected Wangaratta lawyer Danny Frigerio as its president.
Thursday, 16 October 2014
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Baby Ferouz and 100 other babies in detention now rely on Clive Palmer Maurice Blackburn calls on Clime Palmer and the Palmer United Party Senators to reject amendments to the Migration Act in order to protect Australian-born babies living in detention.
Thursday, 16 October 2014
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Drivers urged to look out for motorcyclists ahead of Phillip Island MotoGP As thousands of motorcyclists head to Phillip Island for this weekend’s 2014 MotoGP (October 17-19), road safety advocates are urging all road users to take extra care on the roads.
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
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Court set to decide today on landmark test case for Australian-born babies in detention The Federal Circuit Court will today make a ruling in a landmark test case to determine if babies born on Australian soil, to families who came to Australia by boat, have a right to stay in Australia as refugees.
Wednesday, 15 October 2014
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Urgent appeal to be lodged in baby Ferouz case Maurice Blackburn Lawyers will lodge an urgent appeal on behalf of 11 month old baby Ferouz, following a finding by the Federal Circuit Court today. "Ferouz was born in Brisbane and has a Queensland birth certificate, and as such he should have the right to seek protection in Australia."
Monday, 13 October 2014
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Landmark Brisbane court hearing tomorrow for Australian-born babies in detention A landmark test case that will serve as a precedent for all Australian-born babies being held in detention will be heard tomorrow in Brisbane, with the Federal Circuit Court set to hear a final push to grant protection to 11 month old Australian-born baby Ferouz.