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FWC shoots down appeal of union merger approval
Employment 2018-06-22 11:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two employer groups have lost their appeal of a Fair Work Commission decision that signed off on the merger of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy […]

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Cable makers didn’t violate consumer law, judge says
Consumer Goods 2018-06-22 11:38 am By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has found the Australian Cablemakers Association did not violate the consumer laws when it sent letters to several Ministers complaining that an electrical […]

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Judge denies climate change challenge to NSW mine expansion
Energy & Natural Resources 2018-06-21 9:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

An environmental group has lost a bid to halt the expansion of an open cut mine owned by a subsidiary of Peabody Energy on the […]

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Alinta Energy to refund customers over misleading ads
Competition & Consumer Protection 2018-06-20 11:46 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Alinta Energy has agreed to compensate consumers after making misleading comparisons to competitors’ electricity rates in its advertisements. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission said […]

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Rio Tinto wins ok for mining patent on appeal
Intellectual Property 2018-06-20 11:32 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Rio Tinto subsidiary Technological Resources has won its appeal of an IP Australia ruling that rejected its mining patent after a challenge by the Commonwealth […]

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Fourth class action filed over St Patrick’s Day fires
Class Actions 2018-06-18 4:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

Powercor Australia has been hit a class action alleging its negligence led to a fire in the Gazette area of South West Victoria, the fourth class […]

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CFMEU, official fined $50,000 for ‘foul’ rant
Employment 2018-06-14 9:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union and one of its officials have been fined more than $50,000 after the official targeted a group of […]

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Brisbane floods class action sent to mediation
Class Actions 2018-06-11 9:23 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has ordered mediation in the Brisbane floods class action, in which the victims of the 2011 disaster are seeking up to $1 billion […]

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Class action filed against BHP Billiton over Brazil dam disaster
Class Actions 2018-06-06 12:08 pm By Christine Caulfield

BHP Billiton has been hit with a shareholder class action over the deadly dam burst at the company’s Samarco mine in Brazil, which wiped off […]

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Clive Palmer’s assets frozen by Queensland court
Energy & Natural Resources 2018-05-25 10:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Queensland Supreme Court has frozen more than $200 million in personal assets of mining tycoon and former MP Clive Palmer, in a case brought […]

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