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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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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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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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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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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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Group members will get about half of $50M Vocation class action settlement
Class Actions 2020-12-18 2:37 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Shareholders of collapsed vocational training company Vocation are poised to get about half of a $50 million settlement reached last month in a complex, long-running […]

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Training company AIPE on hook for $139M in compensation in ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection 2020-12-21 1:44 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has found a NSW training company is liable to pay $139 million for over 12,000 students who racked up VET FEE-HELP debts but […]

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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 defeats lawsuit by lecturer sacked over swastika
Employment 2020-11-27 11:51 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Federal Court has thrown out a lawsuit brought against the University of Sydney by a former political economy lecturer who was fired for a […]

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