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Class action launched over JB Hi-Fi’s ‘worthless’ extended warranties
Class Actions 2023-12-11 9:18 am By Christine Caulfield

Electronics retailer JB Hi-Fi has been hit with a landmark class action alleging it sold worthless extended warranties to customers for over a decade. The […]

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Aldi slams ‘bad pleading’ in $150M underpayments class action
Class Actions 2023-12-08 3:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Discount supermarket chain Aldi has criticised a class action alleging it systematically underpaid workers across Australia to the tune of $150 million, claiming it has […]

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Union launches class action against McDonald’s over unpaid work
Class Actions 2023-12-07 3:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

After losing its argument that class actions are excluded under the Fair Work Act, the union representing fast food workers has filed a class action […]

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High Court overturns class action waiver finding in Ruby Princess case
Class Actions 2023-12-06 10:50 am By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has overturned a ruling that barred foreign passengers from a class action over the ill-fated Ruby Princess cruise in 2020, finding a […]

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Medibank says allowing OAIC class action-style case could hurt public’s view of court
Privacy & Cybersecurity 2023-12-05 10:56 pm By Sam Matthews

Medibank has asked a judge to put the kibosh on class action-style proceedings filed with the OAIC, arguing findings inconsistent with those in a class […]

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Full Court finally sets date for 7-Eleven class action funder’s CFO fight
Class Actions 2023-12-05 11:45 pm By Christine Caulfield

The date has been set for a hearing in the second case to test the argument that judges lack power to make a common fund […]

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Government urged to shell out $900M to settle live exports class action
Class Actions 2023-12-04 10:43 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicant in a nine-year-old class action over the government’s 2011 live exports ban has urged the Commonwealth to pay up to $900 million to […]

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Fight over competing KFC class actions not yet on the menu
Employment 2023-12-04 3:37 pm By Sam Matthews

The claims in two class actions alleging fast food giant KFC denied workers rest breaks are substantially similar but not identical, a court has heard, […]

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PwC class action by Axsesstoday bondholders wants to add insurer, 3 years in
Class Actions 2023-12-04 11:29 pm By Christine Caulfield

More than three years after filing a class action against failed asset finance lender Axsesstoday and auditor PricewaterhouseCoopers over a $50 million prospectus, the applicant […]

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$26M settlement approved in class action over Dreamworld tragedy
Class Actions 2023-11-30 10:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A judge has signed off on a $26 million settlement in a shareholder class action against Ardent Leisure over the 2016 Dreamworld tragedy, including $7.8 […]

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