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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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‘Sham’ enterprise agreements a no-go, says Full Federal Court
Employment 2018-05-25 10:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Full Federal Court on Friday dismissed an appeal of a ruling that barred a labour hire company from entering into an enterprise agreement with […]

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AGL knocks back Alinta’s $250M offer for Liddell power station
Energy & Natural Resources 2018-05-21 12:59 pm By Christine Caulfield

AGL has rejected a $250 million bid to buy its Liddell power station and will go ahead with plans to close the coal-fired plant in […]

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BHP faces possible Australian class action over Brazil mine disaster
Energy & Natural Resources 2018-05-17 10:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

Boutique law firm Phi Finney McDonald is investigating a potential shareholder class action against BHP Billiton over the fatal Samarco disaster in Brazil, which saw […]

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SNF renews challenge to BASF patent
Energy & Natural Resources 2018-05-15 11:24 am By Cat Fredenburgh

SNF has filed an appeal with the Federal Court after the Australian Patent Office shot down its challenge to a mining patent application by rival […]

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VicForests banned from logging in greater glider habitat
Environment 2018-05-11 11:48 am By Miklos Bolza

An environmental group fighting to protect the threatened greater glider has won a temporary injunction that bans state-owned forestry corporation VicForests from logging in select […]

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