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Judge tosses appeal over alleged $75M Onslow Salt, Chevron ‘conspiracy’ deal
Energy & Natural Resources October 12, 2018 11:33 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Western Australian government has lost its bid to appeal a Federal Court judge’s rejection of its application to throw out a native title case […]

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Court consolidates toxic foam class action trials
Class Actions October 11, 2018 9:49 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Three class actions filed against the Commonwealth of Australia over allegedly toxic foam from government military bases will be heard together. Justice Jayne Jagot set […]

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Globex to face claims over Great Barrier Reef oil spill
Environment October 2, 2018 11:07 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority has convinced a Federal Court judge that 90 tonnes of oil spilled near the Great Barrier Reef in 2015 came […]

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Adani faces $2.7M fine over spill at Abbot Point coal terminal
Environment September 5, 2018 11:22 pm By Christine Caulfield

An Adani Group subsidiary is facing a fine of up to $2.7 million in an enforcement action by Queensland’s environment regulator over an unauthorised discharge […]

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Commonwealth turns to Big Six firm for toxic foam class action defence
Class Actions September 4, 2018 11:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Facing the possibility of more class actions related its use of allegedly toxic firefighting foam at military bases throughout Australia, the Commonwealth has turned to […]

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DoD faces class action over contamination from army base
Class Actions August 3, 2018 8:53 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Shine Lawyers has filed a class action against the Department of Defence on behalf of the town of Katherine alleging it has been “devastated” by […]

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Judge denies climate change challenge to NSW mine expansion
Energy & Natural Resources June 21, 2018 9:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

An environmental group has lost a bid to halt the expansion of an open cut mine owned by a subsidiary of Peabody Energy on the […]

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Glenville wins appeal of privilege ruling in Amcor asbestos dispute
Environment June 4, 2018 10:58 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Luxury home builder Glenville has won an appeal of a ruling that shielded certain documents from production by legal professional privilege in a lawsuit against […]

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VicForests banned from logging in greater glider habitat
Environment May 11, 2018 11:48 am By Miklos Bolza

An environmental group fighting to protect the threatened greater glider has won a temporary injunction that bans state-owned forestry corporation VicForests from logging in select […]

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LCM to fund $100M class action over Gladstone Ports dredging
Class Actions March 5, 2018 7:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Litigation funder Litigation Capital Management said Monday it had agreed to finance a $100 million class action on behalf of fishing operators and seafood suppliers […]

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