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Qantas takes fight over axing of ground staff to High Court
High Court 2022-06-02 11:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Qantas has asked the High Court to reverse a judgment that found it violated the Fair Work Act by axing 1,800 ground staff partly to […]

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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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Facebook takes fight over Cambridge Analytica case to High Court
High Court 2022-03-14 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Facebook has filed an application with the High Court seeking to overturn a judgment that found it can be sued in Australia for alleged privacy […]

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Class action waiver in Ruby Princess cruise T&Cs not unfair, court told
Class Actions 2022-02-14 9:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

A class action waiver in the terms and conditions of tickets purchased by US passengers embarking on the fateful Ruby Princess cruise at the height […]

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Full Court says Facebook can be sued in Australia over Cambridge Analytica scandal
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2022-02-07 11:30 pm By Sam Matthews

The Full Federal Court has held Facebook can be sued in Australia for allegedly disclosing the personal data of over 300,000 users to political research […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-10 7:52 am By Bianca Hrovat

Class action settlement totals skyrocketed to over $900 million last year, and one law firm negotiated the lion’s share, with $672 million in settlements under […]

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Appeals dismissed in ‘inconceivable’ challenge to NSW COVID-19 jab mandate
Coronavirus 2021-12-08 5:58 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court has found it “inconceivable” that legislation aimed at protecting public health would not have afforded the New South Wales health minister the […]

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‘Dictates of conscience’ do not override need for COVID-19 vaccine, court says
Coronavirus 2021-11-10 5:28 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A court has struck down the third wave of challenges to the New South Wales public health orders mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for health workers, ruling […]

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Court strikes down challenges to NSW COVID-19 vaccination mandate
Coronavirus 2021-10-15 9:01 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A court has dismissed challenges to the New South Wales public health orders that made it mandatory for certain workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, […]

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Murray Darling Basin Authority fails again to limit class action liability
Appeals 2021-10-12 12:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Murray Darling Basin Authority can’t rely on defences claiming it is a “public or other authority” to limit the liability of a class action […]

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