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Human rights group loses appeal fight to bring home Australians from Syrian refugee camp
Human Rights 2024-06-18 12:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Full Federal Court has dismissed an appeal by human rights group Save the Children, which sought to bring home Australians stuck in Syrian camps, […]

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Housing class action to drop claims against Victoria, as judge slams ‘hasty’ new pleading
Class Actions 2024-05-31 3:10 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action over the Victorian government‚Äôs decision to retire Melbourne‚Äôs high rise public housing towers has agreed to drop claims against the state of […]

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X subject to Australian jurisdiction in Muslim group’s hate speech case, tribunal says
Human Rights 2024-05-27 11:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal has ruled that social media giant X must face a human rights complaint brought by a Muslim advocacy group […]

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NT public housing body moves to throw out class action’s racial discrimination claims
Discrimination 2024-05-20 11:32 pm By Andy Sidler

The Northern Territory public housing authority has moved to throw out a class action‚Äôs claims that it engaged in racial discrimination by failing to maintain […]

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Hanson says she didn’t known Greens leader was Muslim when she wrote ‘piss off’ tweet
Trials 2024-04-30 11:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

One Nation senator Pauline Hanson has been accused of lying under oath after claiming she did not know deputy Greens leader Mehreen Faruqi was Muslim […]

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Court won’t keep settlement figure secret in Palm Island class action
Class Actions 2024-04-29 2:48 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has rejected a bid to keep the settlement sum under wraps in a class action against Nine over its coverage of litigation related […]

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Pauline Hanson‚Äôs ‚Äėdog whistle‚Äô tweet caused torrent of abuse, says Greens’ Mehreen Faruqi
Discrimination 2024-04-29 11:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Pauline Hanson‚Äôs tweet that Mehreen Faruqi should ‚Äúpiss off back to Pakistan‚ÄĚ was not a fair comment on a post the deputy Greens leader made […]

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Refugee’s appeal fails over hotel detention found by court to ‘lack humanity’
Human Rights 2024-04-26 2:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A Kurdish refugee has lost his appeal seeking compensation for being kept in makeshift hotel detention centres for 14 months after a judge found the […]

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Indigenous fishing rights class action against NSW could cover 15,000 people, court told
Class Actions 2024-04-11 11:56 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A class action against the New South Wales government alleging it discriminated against Indigenous communities on the south coast for engaging in cultural fishing practices […]

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ABC can’t access training information in ex-soldier’s discrimination case
Human Rights 2024-03-26 4:38 pm By Sam Matthews

An appeals court has granted the Commonwealth‚Äôs bid to suppress material relating to its “conduct after capture‚ÄĚ training in a discrimination case brought by a […]

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