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Class action targets WA over controversial law detaining fine defaulters
Class Actions 2022-01-11 3:32 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A class action against Western Australia is seeking damages for alleged discrimination of Indigenous Australians detained for unpaid fines. In a Federal Court case filed […]

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Top 10 class action settlements of 2021
Class Actions 2022-01-10 7:52 am By Bianca Hrovat

Class action settlement totals skyrocketed to over $900 million last year, and one law firm negotiated the lion’s share, with $672 million in settlements under […]

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Nine hit with discrimination class action over $30M Palm Island settlement coverage
Class Actions 2021-12-13 4:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nine Network has been hit with a class action by Indigenous Australians who say the broadcaster’s coverage of a $30 million class action settlement being […]

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Judge shoots down ex-ANZ trader’s ’emaciated’ bid to view lawyer meeting notes
Financial Services 2021-12-09 1:57 pm By Miklos Bolza

A former ANZ trader who alleges he was sacked for complaining about the bank’s manipulation of the bank bill swap rate has lost his bid […]

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‘Whole world of pain’ for solicitors if ex-ANZ trader won privilege spat, judge says
Employment 2021-12-06 3:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has said if he sides with a former ANZ trader in a privilege dispute with the bank over file notes from 2014 meetings […]

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Judge won’t send CFO application in 7-Eleven class action to Full Court
Class Actions 2021-11-18 4:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has declined a contradictor’s calls to send an application for a common fund order in a class action against 7-Eleven, which recently settled […]

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7-Eleven class action contradictor says settlement CFO bid should go to Full Court
Class Actions 2021-11-16 5:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

A contradictor asked to weigh in on a $98 million settlement in class actions against 7-Eleven has said the Full Federal Court should decide an […]

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NT hit with class action over ‘discriminatory’ healthcare services
Class Actions 2021-11-11 5:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Northern Territory government has been hit with a class action alleging it discriminated against Indigenous Australians in Wadeye by failing to provide proper healthcare […]

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Labour hire firms may face class action over ‘indentured slavery’ of South Pacific Islanders
Class Actions 2021-11-05 4:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

Several labour hire firms and the Morrison government are facing a potential class action for allegedly forcing South Pacific Islanders to work on Australian farms […]

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Priceline hit with class action by franchisees
Class Actions 2021-10-08 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

Priceline faces a class action by a group of franchisees accusing the pharmacy giant of exercising an “overly prescriptive level of control” that limits their […]

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