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Teens won’t take climate change class action to High Court
Environment 2022-04-12 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court’s finding that the federal government does not owe a duty of care to Australian kids to protect them from the effects of […]

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Priceline class action discontinued after funder bows out
Class Actions 2022-04-08 9:38 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has approved a bid by group members to discontinue a class action alleging pharmacy giant Priceline exercised an “overly prescriptive level of control” […]

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Independent candidate Zoe Daniel wins fight against council over yard signs
Courts 2022-03-23 6:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

In a victory for Victorian independent candidate Zoe Daniel, the state’s Supreme Court has found that promotional signs displayed on lawns did not fall foul […]

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No duty of care owed to kids by environment minister, Full Court rules
Environment 2022-03-15 10:45 am By Christine Caulfield

The Full Federal Court has overturned a historic judgment that found the federal minister for the environment owed a duty of care to Australians under […]

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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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Judges should have no say in coal mine approvals, Morrison government says in class action appeal
Climate change 2021-10-18 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Approving coal mine projects is not the business of courts, the Morrison government has argued in its challenge to a landmark class action judgment that […]

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Priceline hit with class action by franchisees
Class Actions 2021-10-08 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Priceline faces a class action by a group of franchisees accusing the pharmacy giant of exercising an “overly prescriptive level of control” that limits their […]

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Aveo class action judge tells parties to stop ‘stalling’ as he rules against loss hearing
Class Actions 2021-09-02 2:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned why a class action against Aveo Group has “stalled” after tossing the retirement home provider’s bid to determine group members’ loss […]

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Judge wary of deciding ‘hypothetical’ loss question in Aveo class action
Class Actions 2021-08-31 7:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

Retirement home provider Aveo Group, which is facing a class action by residents, wants a court to determine group members’ loss in a preliminary hearing, […]

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Government challenges ‘incoherent’ duty of care in climate change class action appeal
Appeals 2021-07-20 4:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth says a landmark ruling in a class action that found it has a duty of care to protect Australian children from the effects […]

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