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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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High Court dismisses Clive Palmer’s challenge to WA’s COVID-19 border restrictions
Coronavirus 2020-11-06 12:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Billionaire Clive Palmer has lost his challenge to Western Australia’s COVID-19 border lockdown, with the High Court tossing the case after finding the state’s measures […]

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COVID-19 lockdown challenge tossed by High Court
High Court 2020-11-06 11:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has unanimously rejected a constitutional challenge against the Victorian government over its COVID-19 lockdown measures. The court on Friday sided with the […]

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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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‘Urgent action had to be taken’: Court tosses challenge to Victoria’s COVID-19 curfew
Coronavirus 2020-11-02 2:18 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Victoria Supreme Court has dismissed a lawsuit by restaurant owner and Liberal member Michelle Loielo challenging the validity of the Victoria government’s now dropped […]

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Victoria keeps options open in High Court lockdown challenge
Coronavirus 2020-10-16 6:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Victorian government has not decided how it will respond to a constitutional challenge brought in the High Court against the state’s COVID-19 lockdown measures, […]

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Judge dismisses Victorian government’s bid to split curfew case
Coronavirus 2020-10-01 2:58 pm By Miklos Bolza

The judge overseeing a challenge to Victoria’s recently lifted COVID-19 curfew has dismissed the state’s government bid to have the court split the hearing and […]

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Liberal member has no standing to bring anti-curfew suit, court hears
Coronavirus 2020-09-30 6:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

The health official behind Victoria’s now repealed curfew is seeking to dismiss a lawsuit brought against her challenging the directive on human rights grounds, claiming […]

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Court challenge still on despite Victoria’s decision to lift curfew
Coronavirus 2020-09-28 8:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A case by restaurant owner and Liberal Party member Michelle Loielo challenging Victoria’s COVID-19 curfew is continuing despite an announcement by the Andrews government scrapping […]

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