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James Cook University wins appeal of $1.2M judgment for sacked climate-skeptic professor
Appeals 2020-07-22 11:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has sided with James Cook University in its appeal of a ruling awarding $1.2 million to sacked climate skeptic professor Peter Ridd, […]

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Morrison government hit with landmark climate change suit
Environment 2020-07-22 10:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

A law student represented by a former Federal Court judge has launched historic litigation seeking to hold the Australian government responsible for failing to disclose […]

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Landmark lawsuit filed against Clive Palmer’s Galilee Coal Mine over climate change concerns
Environment 2020-06-19 5:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A group of Queensland youths and rural landowners are suing Clive Palmer’s Waratah Coal for alleged human rights breaches over concerns the company’s Galilee Coal […]

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Bushfire class action would face tough road, lawyer says
Class Actions 2020-01-15 3:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia’s bushfire crisis has led to calls for a class action against a government perceived to be liable for its inaction on climate change. But […]

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Government could face litigation over NSW bushfires, professors say
Class Actions 2019-12-11 5:30 pm By

With bushfires and drought continuing to ravage New South Wales, local, state and federal governments could face litigation alleging they failed to protect affected communities […]

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Landowners lose appeal over $56.5M payout for Westconnex project
Transportation & Infrastructure 2019-09-26 2:31 pm By Christine Caulfield

A group of Sydney commercial landlords whose properties were compulsorily acquired for the WestConnex project have lost an appeal seeking $56.5 million in compensation, after […]

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Litigation funding agreements legal in Queensland class actions, court says
Class Actions 2019-09-13 7:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Queensland Supreme Court has upheld the legality of litigation funding agreements in a landmark class action judgment that could have a ripple effect across […]

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Adani defeats appeal in native title challenge to Queensland coal mine
Energy & Natural Resources 2019-07-12 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

A group of Indigenous Australians opposed to Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Queensland has lost an appeal of a ruling dismissing a native title case […]

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Special counsel appointed in toxic foam class action
Class Actions 2019-06-28 11:41 am By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge overseeing several class actions over the alleged use of toxic foam at government military bases has appointed a special counsel to hear the […]

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Landowners above Sydney Metro tunnel can claim compensation before digging complete
Transportation & Infrastructure 2019-06-24 8:34 pm By Amelia Birnie

Landowners above the Sydney Metro underground tunnel will be allowed to claim compensation before construction is complete, with a court also preparing to consider potential […]

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