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‘Welfare dependency’ relevant in age pension class action, court told
Class Actions 2022-05-30 1:18 pm By Christine Caulfield

Fighting a class action that claims the age pension discriminates against Indigenous Australians because of differences in life expectancy, the Commonwealth says the rate of […]

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EY settles class action claims over Slater & Gordon audits
Class Actions 2022-05-26 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ernst & Young has settled all claims against it in a shareholder class action alleging the Big Four accounting firm and Pitcher Partners signed off […]

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MIS regime ‘just cannot work’ for class action funding arrangements, court told
Class Actions 2022-05-25 10:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

A litigation funder challenging a decision underpinning recently enacted rules that require class actions to be registered as managed investment schemes told an appeals court […]

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Victoria’s triple-zero operator faces class action investigation
Class Actions 2022-05-24 10:30 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Victoria’s Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority may be hit with a class action over alleged systemic failures in its ambulance call handling operations that may have […]

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Suncorp Group settles class action ahead of 25-day trial
Class Actions 2022-05-23 1:07 pm By Sam Matthews

A unit of Suncorp Group has reached an in-principle settlement in a class action over alleged conflicted remuneration on the first day of an expected […]

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Treasury Wine’s blackout of board papers ‘not justified’, class action judge says
Class Actions 2022-05-23 3:03 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A shareholder class action against Treasury Wine Estates has won access to information said to prove there were reduced wine sales in the United States, […]

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Class action reforms to expect from new Labor government
Policy and Regulation 2022-05-22 11:28 pm By Christine Caulfield

With the Australian Labor Party to form government after Saturday’s election defeat for the Coalition, class action lawyers are looking forward to reforms that expand […]

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In victory for class action, judge says bad breast implant claims can advance
Class Actions 2022-05-20 10:45 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The applicants in a class action against The Cosmetic Institute and twelve doctors over allegedly “incompetent” breast augmentation surgery have won court approval to expand […]

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Opal Tower class action reaches eleventh-hour settlement before 40-day trial
Construction 2022-05-19 10:54 pm By Sam Matthews

A long-running class action over the Opal Tower disaster has settled, along with two related cases over the defective building, as a five-week trial was set […]

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Shine Lawyers wins battle to run $463M Dixon Advisory class action
Class Actions 2022-05-19 4:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Shine Lawyers has beaten out class action rival Piper Alderman in a battle to lead a class action worth up to $463 million against collapsed […]

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