Maurice Blackburn Media Statements

Thursday, 29 August 2019
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Government slapped down for dragging sick asylum seekers through pointless legal battle Maurice Blackburn Lawyers and National Justice Project have slammed the government for launching frivolous expensive legal battles against asylum seekers.
Tuesday, 27 August 2019
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Maurice Blackburn named as partner law firm for CFMEU Victorian-Tasmanian Construction Branch The Victorian-Tasmanian Construction Branch of the Construction Forestry Maritime Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) has today announced that Australia’s leading labour law firm, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers, will provide legal services for the union’s members.
Friday, 23 August 2019
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Medevac changes will hurt children, spark costly legal battles Proposed changes to the so-called Medevac Bill will threaten the health of refugees, whose medical needs will again be decided by bureaucrats.
Thursday, 22 August 2019
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QLD measures to strengthen child sexual offence laws, including failure to report in confessional, welcome Maurice Blackburn has welcomed an announcement from the Queensland Government regarding proposed new legislation to strengthen child sexual offence laws.
Wednesday, 21 August 2019
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Pell verdict delivers much-needed justice for those abused Lawyers for abuse survivors have today welcomed the decision of the Victorian Court of Appeal to uphold the conviction of Cardinal George Pell.
Tuesday, 13 August 2019
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Ageing trees need urgent safety audit Maurice Blackburn has called for an urgent safety audit of ageing trees across Melbourne following a death caused by a falling tree.
Tuesday, 6 August 2019
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Airservices Australia workplace culture so poor it could "compromise the safety of passengers" A report details concerns that Airservices Australia's culture poses a possible threat to the safety of air travellers.
Thursday, 18 July 2019
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Slap on the wrist for George Calombaris won't end wage theft in hospitality industry Leading workplace advocates Maurice Blackburn Lawyers are concerned a $200,000 “contrition payment” agreed to by celebrity chef George Calombaris was not enough to discourage widespread underpayment in the hospitality industry.
Saturday, 29 June 2019
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Lawyers welcome lifting deeds of release for abuse survivors in Tasmania Lawyers for abuse survivors have welcomed the Tasmanian Government’s announcement to set aside deeds of release and to impose a duty of care on organisations.
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
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Melbourne City Council sued over workplace bullying Maurice Blackburn has commenced proceedings against the Melbourne City Council on behalf of an employee who alleges severe and protracted workplace bullying.
Monday, 17 June 2019
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Australian oil spill class action trial begins in Federal Court The Montara oil spill of 2009 will go to trial in a Federal Court class action in Sydney.
Friday, 14 June 2019
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Lawyers welcome lifting deeds of release for abuse survivors Maurice Blackburn have today welcomed the Victorian Government's announcement to set aside deeds of release.