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Phoenix Institute files lawsuit accusing directors of duty breaches
Education 2021-06-03 12:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Failed vocational education provider Phoenix Institute has taken three of its former directors to court claiming they breached the Corporations Act in the lead-up to […]

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Court orders G8 class action plaintiff to remove redaction from costs agreement
Class Actions 2021-04-12 11:00 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered the lead applicant in a shareholder class action against G8 Education to disclose a previously redacted clause of a costs agreement […]

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UNSW accused of firing professor who complained of sex discrimination
Employment 2021-03-24 9:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The University of New South Wales has been taken to court by a former tenured professor who alleges she was terminated after making complaints about […]

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$50M settlement resolves class action against Vocation, PwC
Class Actions 2020-11-30 9:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A $50 million settlement has been reached in a long-running shareholder class action against defunct vocational training company Vocation that also spawned multiple cross-claims against […]

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University of Sydney lecturer sacked over swastika launches appeal
Appeals 2021-01-14 10:18 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A former University of Sydney lecturer has appealed a ruling dismissing the lawsuit he brought against the university after he was fired for a seminar […]

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Judge says G8 Education can seek security in advance of group costs order
Class Actions 2021-02-26 2:36 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has said that Australia’s largest childcare centre operator, G8 Education, can apply for security for costs before a group costs order in a […]

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RMIT says law professor plunged $21K of research funds into sake, baby formula retirement scheme
Employment 2021-02-05 1:54 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

RMIT has bit back at a $2.9 million lawsuit by an indigenous law professor who claims the university fired him for complaining about “racially and […]

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Sacked climate skeptic professor’s dispute with James Cook heads to High Court
High Court 2021-02-11 3:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has granted special leave to sacked climate skeptic professor Peter Ridd to challenge James Cook University’s successful appeal of a $1.2 million […]

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University settles unfair dismissal lawsuit by prominent cancer researcher
Education 2021-01-22 1:33 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The University of Technology Sydney has settled a $744,00o lawsuit brought by an Australian cancer researcher who says she was unfairly terminated after taking multiple periods […]

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RMIT faces $2.9M suit by law professor who complained about race, sexuality discrimination
Employment 2021-01-18 3:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

RMIT has been hit with a $2.9 million lawsuit by an Indigenous law professor who claims he was fired for complaining about “racially and sexually […]

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