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Judges shoot down last-minute bid to amend Adani native title appeal
Appeals June 5, 2019 12:12 pm By Amelia Birnie

A group of Indigenous Australians opposed to Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Queensland have lost an eleventh hour bid to add extra grounds to their […]

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Jetstar to pay $1.95M penalty for misleading consumers about refund rights
Competition & Consumer Protection May 30, 2019 10:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Jetstar Airways has been ordered to pay a $1.95 million penalty after it admitted to making false and misleading representations about customers’ eligibility for refunds […]

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Jack de Belin weighs appeal as judge upholds NRL’s stand-down rule
Employment May 17, 2019 8:55 pm By Amelia Birnie

Rugby league player Jack de Belin is weighing an appeal after losing his court challenge to the NRL’s “no fault” stand-down rule, while the players’ […]

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Bauer’s appeal victory means curtain call for Discover Downunder trade mark
Intellectual Property May 9, 2019 4:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Bauer Consumer Media has won a five-year legal battle over Evergreen Television’s Discover Downunder trade mark, with the Full Federal Court setting aside a prior […]

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Rugby League stand-down rule ‘draconian’, court hears at Jack de Belin trial
Trials April 15, 2019 3:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

An Australian Rugby League Commission rule barring St George Illawarra Dragons forward Jack de Belin from taking the field is “draconian” and “unfair”, a court […]

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Education Department got bad advice from Clayton Utz, court told
Competition & Consumer Protection March 28, 2019 8:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

Clayton Utz’s advice to the Department of Education that it could supply details to the ACCC about documents seized in an Australian Federal Police raid […]

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Bird & Bird lawyer’s communications not privileged in IP fight over Golden Girls parody
Intellectual Property March 19, 2019 10:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has rejected a claim of legal privilege over emails at the centre of a copyright lawsuit over a puppet-show parody of the 80s […]

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Gov’t sued for supplying water to Adani’s $2B Carmichael coal mine
Energy & Natural Resources February 20, 2019 3:22 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Government failed to read public submissions in approving a “flawed” assessment of a project supplying Adani’s controversial Carmichael coal mine with over 12.5 […]

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ACCC can seek fines against defunct dealer of fake Aboriginal art
Competition & Consumer Protection January 16, 2019 5:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ACCC can continue its case against failed Aboriginal art wholesaler Birubi Art, which went into liquidation after the court found it violated the Australian […]

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Judge OKs $2.5M penalty against hearing aid cos. in ACCC case
Competition & Consumer Protection November 1, 2018 9:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has approved a $2.5 million penalty against two hearing aid retailers in the consumer regulator’s case alleging the companies targeted vulnerable pensioners with […]

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