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X subject to Australian jurisdiction in Muslim group’s hate speech case, tribunal says
Human Rights 2024-05-27 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has ruled that social media giant X must face a human rights complaint brought by a Muslim advocacy group […]

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Court won’t keep settlement figure secret in Palm Island class action
Class Actions 2024-04-29 2:48 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has rejected a bid to keep the settlement sum under wraps in a class action against Nine over its coverage of litigation related […]

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Nine settles class action over Palm Island litigation coverage
Class Actions 2024-03-15 5:34 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Group members in a class action against Nine over its coverage of litigation related to the 2004 Palm Island riots will receive between $2,000 to […]

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High Court finds Victoria’s electric car tax invalid
High Court 2023-10-18 12:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has struck down a Victorian tax on electric cars, finding the state usurped powers held only by the federal government. The 7-1 […]

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Bondholders class action faced obstacles, but proving climate risk not one of them: judge
Class Actions 2023-10-13 11:53 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge who signed off on a settlement in a class action against the  government by sovereign bondholders over the disclosure of climate risks said […]

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Settlement in sovereign bond class action gets court’s nod
Class Actions 2023-10-11 11:31 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has approved the settlement of a class action brought on behalf of sovereign bondholders over the disclosure of climate change risks, despite a […]

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Government to acknowledge climate change risk in class action settlement
Climate change 2023-08-30 10:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The government has agreed to acknowledge that climate change is a systemic risk that could affect the value of its bonds in order to resolve […]

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Age pension class action files High Court challenge
High Court 2023-08-17 10:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action has challenged a decision that found the age pension does not discriminate against Indigenous Australians because of differences in life expectancy, arguing […]

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Settlement reached in bond holders class action over climate disclosures
Class Actions 2023-08-07 1:12 pm By Sam Matthews

A class action brought on behalf of sovereign bond investors over the disclosure of climate change risks has settled with the government on terms that […]

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Age pension does not discriminate against Indigenous Australians, Full Court says
Class Actions 2023-07-12 12:07 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Full Federal Court has rejected class action claims that the age pension discriminates against Indigenous Australians because of differences in life expectancy. In a […]

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