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High Court refuses Newcastle port appeal in access dispute
Appeals March 26, 2018 7:27 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court of Australia has rejected an appeal by the Port of Newcastle to overturn a decision that declared the shipping channel at the […]

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Magic Circle firm to rep Rio Tinto in ASIC case
Securities March 21, 2018 11:26 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Magic Circle firm Clifford Chance will represent Rio Tinto as it faces legal action in Australia over allegedly misleading investors about the coal reserves of […]

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FWC won’t delay super union merger
Employment March 16, 2018 3:15 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Fair Work Commission has refused a bid by an employer group to halt the merger of the¬†Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union and two […]

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BHP should have considered other work for miner: FWC
Employment March 15, 2018 10:21 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A BHP subsidiary acted unreasonably when it failed to consider alternative work for an incapacitated employee and instead sent him home without pay for three […]

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ASIC brings action against Antares Energy, ex-CEO
Securities March 8, 2018 4:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

The securities regulator is going after failed oil prospector Antares Energy and its former chief executive James Cruickshank after they told investors about offers for […]

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ASIC sues Rio Tinto and former execs
Securities March 2, 2018 4:05 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has lodged a case in Federal Court against Rio Tinto, its former CEO and former CFO over allegedly misleading […]

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Drink, drugs & a dodgy investigation can’t save a coal miner’s job
Employment February 28, 2018 9:28 am By Christine Caulfield

Alcohol, anti-depressants and the common use of bad language at the Illawarra coal mine did not excuse a sacked miner’s threatening and expletive-laced phone calls […]

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Mine fined for workplace death from sub-standard electrics
Energy & Natural Resources February 27, 2018 1:33 pm By Jennifer Cooke

A family-owned limestone mine and one of its workers were fined a total of $948,000 on Monday after a woman on the property was electrocuted […]

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Slater & Gordon slams letter in union merger bid
Employment February 21, 2018 8:54 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Slater and Gordon lawyer representing three unions seeking Fair Work Commission approval for a proposed tie-up, has slammed an “urgent” email from counsel at […]

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Energy Australia keeps up fight in casual worker pay case
Employment February 21, 2018 6:57 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Energy Australia is not backing down in an industrial dispute over overtime pay for casual workers at its Yallourn Power Station, seeking leave to appeal […]

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