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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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Intellectual freedom a ‘foundational’ principle, sacked climate skeptic professor tells High Court
High Court 2021-06-23 11:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Sacked climate skeptic professor Peter Ridd brought his case challenging his dismissal by James Cook University to the High Court on Wednesday, with a lawyer […]

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Clive Palmer hit with costs for ‘desultory and inefficient’ contempt case against WA Premier
Coronavirus 2021-05-24 1:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has ordered mining magnate Clive Palmer to pay Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan’s costs for contempt proceedings brought against him during the […]

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High Court tosses bid to stop lawsuit by CFMMEU ‘front man’
Employment 2021-04-07 4:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has tossed an appeal by the Victorian International Container Terminal which sought summary dismissal of a legal challenge to an enterprise agreement […]

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High Court rejects Rinehart’s ‘very odd’ special leave bid in dispute over mining assets
Energy & Natural Resources 2021-03-15 8:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has rejected special leave applications by mining magnate Gina Rinehart to appeal a ruling which only partially stayed a legal dispute over […]

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ATO wins High Court appeal against Travelex over mistaken $149,000 tax surplus
Tax 2021-03-10 3:45 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has ruled that the tax office was not obliged to refund money for tax surpluses mistakenly issued under the GST Act, in […]

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High Court to weigh whether judges should socialise with barristers during a case
Legal Ethics 2021-02-17 1:29 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The High Court will consider whether judges should steer clear of barristers outside the court room, after a husband appealed a ruling by a judge […]

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High Court set to deliver judgment in Westpac’s appeal of personal advice ruling
High Court 2021-01-29 3:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will hand down its ruling Wednesday in a high-stakes case between ASIC and Westpac that is expected to clarify the line between […]

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High Court rules refugees can sue government for negligence in Federal Court
Immigration 2020-12-02 5:50 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The High Court has ruled that refugees and asylum seekers can sue the government in Federal Court for allegedly breaching its duty of care by […]

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High Court dismisses Clive Palmer’s challenge to WA’s COVID-19 border restrictions
Coronavirus 2020-11-06 12:07 pm By Miklos Bolza

Billionaire Clive Palmer has lost his challenge to Western Australia’s COVID-19 border lockdown, with the High Court tossing the case after finding the state’s measures […]

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