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Government can’t dodge sovereign bonds climate change class action
Climate change 2021-10-11 2:49 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A climate change activist can continue her lawsuit alleging the federal government failed to disclose the impact of climate change to investors in sovereign bonds, […]

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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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Victoria’s EPA ignored climate change law in renewing power station licences, suit says
Environment 2021-09-23 10:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Victoria’s environment watchdog has been taken to court over its decision to renew the licences of the state’s three remaining coal power stations, a test […]

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‘An overreach’: Constitutional challenge filed against controversial EV tax
Environment 2021-09-17 9:29 pm By Sam Matthews

An action before the High Court by two Melbourne drivers will challenge the constitutional validity of Victoria’s electric vehicle tax. The new Zero and Low […]

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Judge urged to shut down ‘pseudo’ class action over climate change disclosures
Environment 2021-07-28 10:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A green activist who filed a group proceeding alleging the government failed to disclose the impacts of climate change to investors in sovereign bonds does […]

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Climate change case should not be run as a class action, government argues
Class Actions 2021-04-08 4:51 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth of Australia is seeking to remove all references to representative proceedings from a class action pleading that alleges the government failed to disclose […]

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Djab Wurrung ‘directions’ trees at Victorian highway upgrade site win temporary protection
Transportation & Infrastructure 2020-12-03 10:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has issued a temporary injunction stopping roadworks along the Buangor and Ararat stretch of the Western Highway improvement project in Victoria ahead of […]

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Climate change lawsuit ‘hopelessly defective’, court told
Environment 2020-11-10 2:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government has critised as “hopelessly defective” a lawsuit alleging it failed to disclose the impacts of climate change to investors in sovereign bonds, […]

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Super fund REST reaches ‘groundbreaking’ settlement in lawsuit over climate disclosures
Environment 2020-11-02 9:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

Retail Employees Superannuation has settled a lawsuit brought by an ecological landscaper and activist over its climate change disclosures, acknowledging the need to identify the […]

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Morrison government hit with landmark climate change suit
Environment 2020-07-22 10:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A law student represented by a former Federal Court judge has launched historic litigation seeking to hold the Australian government responsible for failing to disclose […]

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