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Judges should have no say in coal mine approvals, Morrison government says in class action appeal
Climate change 2021-10-18 9:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Approving coal mine projects is not the business of courts, the Morrison government has argued in its challenge to a landmark class action judgment that […]

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Law firm mulls legal action after Whitehaven coal mine extension gets approval
Environment 2021-09-16 8:58 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Federal environment minister Sussan Ley has approved a controversial coal mining project that is expected to release 100 million tonnes of carbon dioxide into the […]

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Class action members likely misled about cross-claims in BSA case, judge says
Class Actions 2021-09-09 11:41 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge will allow workers in a sham contracting class action against technical services contractor BSA to rejoin the case after opting out, saying the […]

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Court bars chats with group members in junior doctors class actions
Class Actions 2021-08-30 3:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

Four Victorian hospital operators have been ordered not to talk with or propose settlements with junior doctors that are targeted in three class actions accusing […]

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High Court deals crushing defeat to casual workers
Employment 2021-08-04 10:51 am By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has found casual employees who work regular shifts are not entitled to paid annual, personal and compassionate leave under the Fair Work […]

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Government hit with climate lawsuit over NSW logging agreement
Environment 2021-08-04 9:59 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The Commonwealth has been hit with a lawsuit alleging it failed to take climate change into account when it renewed an agreement with NSW for […]

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Latest climate change lawsuit targets government over $21M Beetaloo drilling grant
Environment 2021-07-29 9:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The federal government has been hit with a lawsuit alleging it failed to take into account the impact on climate change when it awarded an […]

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Government challenges ‘incoherent’ duty of care in climate change class action appeal
Appeals 2021-07-20 4:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Commonwealth says a landmark ruling in a class action that found it has a duty of care to protect Australian children from the effects […]

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‘Pretty embarrassing’: Teen frowns on government’s appeal of victory in climate change class action
Appeals 2021-07-09 3:39 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Federal Minister for the Environment has announced plans to appeal a Federal Court judgment that found the government has a duty of care to […]

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Judge keeps climate change class action alive, as duty to children enshrined in law
Class Actions 2021-07-08 1:20 pm By Miklos Bolza

The federal Minister for the Environment has lost a bid to declass a class action brought over climate change risks from an expansion of the […]

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