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Judge signs off on $9.4M payday for Maurice Blackburn in NT class action
Class Actions 2021-12-16 4:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has signed off on a $35 million settlement in a class action against the Northern Territory government over alleged human rights abuses against […]

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Govt wants clarity on climate change class action by Torres Strait Islanders
Climate change 2021-11-23 3:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a climate change class action against the government will be invited to visit the Torres Strait to see the alleged erosion of […]

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$35M settlement in NT youth detention class action a ‘discount’, court hears
Class Actions 2021-11-08 9:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Northern Territory’s agreement to pay $35 million to settle a class action on behalf of 1,200 young people who allegedly suffered human rights abuses […]

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Binding statement as good as class action in age pension case, judge told
Class Actions 2021-11-01 8:28 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The federal government is seeking to avoid a representative proceeding brought on behalf of Indigenous men alleging its failure to “close the gap” in life […]

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NT to pay $35M to settle youth detention class action
Class Actions 2021-07-28 10:09 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The government of the Northern Territory will pay $35 million to settle a class action on behalf of 1,200 young people who allegedly suffered human […]

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NT can’t keep settlement sum secret in detention centre class action
Class Actions 2021-07-26 6:48 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has agreed to temporarily suppress publication of a deed of settlement in a class action against the Northern Territory by youth detainees but […]

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NT government settles detention centre class action, wants payout kept secret
Class Actions 2021-07-16 12:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Northern Territory government has reached a settlement in a class action brought on behalf of NT youth detainees seeking compensation for alleged human rights […]

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Detainees can’t rejoin class action after settling claims against NT government
Class Actions 2021-06-09 4:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two former detainees of youth detention centres in the Northern Territory can’t rejoin a class action against the NT government after settling their claims, despite […]

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Telstra fined $50M for ‘beyond conscience’ exploitation of Indigenous customers
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-05-13 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Telstra has been fined $50 million for using unconscionable tactics to sign up more than 100 Indigenous customers with post-paid mobile plans they didn’t understand […]

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Setka ordered to stop poaching of union members
Employment 2020-11-11 10:48 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

CFMEU official Michael O’Connor has successfully appealed a ruling that threw out his lawsuit seeking to restrain union heavyweight John Setka from poaching members from […]

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