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Man suing judge for unlawful imprisonment blasts ‘hopeless’ defence
Trials 2022-05-24 8:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The state of Queensland has brought a “hopeless” defence in a $2.5 million suit alleging a Federal Circuit judge unlawfully imprisoned a Queensland man for […]

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High Court declines Queensland floods class action appeal
Appeals 2022-04-12 12:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined special leave to a class action to challenge a ruling that found dam operator Seqwater was not liable for the […]

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On trial for ‘parody of court hearing’, judge says he made a mistake
Trials 2021-12-06 9:25 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Federal Circuit Court judge has hit back at accusations he conducted “the grossest parody of a court hearing” when he unlawfully imprisoned a Queensland […]

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Court says it does not have power to make declarations in COVID-19 vaccine challenge
Coronavirus 2021-10-28 3:38 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Queensland Supreme Court has ruled it does not have the power to make declarations regarding the validity of COVID-19 vaccination mandates for Queensland health […]

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High Court asked to weigh in on Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-10-07 11:25 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in the Queensland floods class action have asked the High Court to overturn a judgment which found dam operator Seqwater was not liable […]

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Ratepayers score first class action win in Queensland Supreme Court
Class Actions 2021-09-14 6:36 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A local government has been ordered to repay its residents the tens of thousands of dollars they spent on an invalid canal maintenance levy, in […]

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Seqwater wins appeal in Queensland floods class action
Class Actions 2021-09-08 11:29 am By Christine Caulfield

Water supplier and dam operator Seqwater has won its high-stakes challenge to a ruling finding it liable for the 2011 Queensland floods and sticking it […]

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Court to rule soon in Queensland floods class action appeal
Class Actions 2021-09-06 4:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

Dam operator Seqwater will find out this week if its decision not to settle with group members in a class action over the 2011 Queensland […]

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AGs should get chance to intervene in Judge Vasta lawsuit ASAP, judge says
Courts 2021-07-15 1:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Federal Court judge has said he will be “quite unimpressed” with 11th hour bids to notify state Attorneys-General of constitutional disputes in a wrongful […]

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Adverse finding against Judge Vasta would face ‘inevitable’ challenge, court hears
Courts 2021-06-24 4:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge hearing a lawsuit against Federal Circuit Court Judge Salvatore Vasta over alleged wrongful imprisonment has heard that a finding putting the Commonwealth on […]

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