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Court clarifies scope of FOI exemption for Cabinet documents in Robodebt case
Policy and Regulation 2024-06-11 11:11 pm By Andy Sidler

A day after the National Anti-Corruption Commission closed its investigation of six officials linked to the Robodebt scandal, an appeals court has overturned a decision […]

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Housing class action to drop claims against Victoria, as judge slams ‘hasty’ new pleading
Class Actions 2024-05-31 3:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action over the Victorian government‚Äôs decision to retire Melbourne‚Äôs high rise public housing towers has agreed to drop claims against the state of […]

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Public housing class action tossed, but judge gives applicant another shot
Class Actions 2024-05-03 4:18 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has granted the Victorian government‚Äôs bid to dismiss a class action over its decision to retire Melbourne‚Äôs high-rise public housing towers, but allowed […]

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‘It does seem very odd’: Judge questions Victoria’s bid to strike out housing class action
Class Actions 2024-04-23 11:25 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge hearing the Victorian government’s bid to knock out a class action over its decision to retire Melbourne‚Äôs high-rise public housing towers has questioned […]

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Public housing class action loses bid for injunction blocking Melbourne tower demolition
Class Actions 2024-04-09 1:05 pm By Christine Caulfield

A court has dismissed a bid to temporarily halt the demolition of three public housing towers in inner city Melbourne as a class action pursues […]

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Class action asks court to stop demolition of Melbourne public housing towers
Class Actions 2024-03-12 11:18 pm By Sam Matthews

A class action over the Victorian government‚Äôs decision to redevelop the state’s public housing towers has asked the court for an injunction blocking demolition of […]

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Legal advice in spotlight as ASIC claims financial services firm diverted funds to limit penalty
Financial Services 2023-05-09 11:28 pm By Gareth Baker

A court has appointed a referee to examine whether a law firm’s communications with Golden Financial furthered a plan by the financial advisory firm to […]

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EPA did not have to consider greenhouse gas emissions in coal licence renewal, court finds
Environment 2022-12-21 10:43 pm By Sam Matthews

The Victoria Supreme Court has dismissed a bid to quash the Environment Protection Authority‚Äôs decision to renew the mining licences of the state’s three remaining […]

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Court tosses case over sacred trees at Western Highway upgrade site
Environment 2021-11-23 8:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

A court has summarily dismissed a lawsuit accusing the Victorian government of acting unlawfully by improving the Western Highway and threatening to harm six ‘directions’ […]

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