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In first class action in Tasmania, detention centre accused of systemic negligence
Class Actions 2022-08-12 11:36 pm By Christine Caulfield

The first class action brought in Tasmania’s Supreme Court is demanding compensation from the government for over 100 former child detainees of the state’s controversial […]

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Ex-Amobee boss who hid affair with underling can sue for disability discrimination by association
Human Rights 2022-08-03 5:56 pm By Sam Matthews

A former managing director of adtech company Amobee can proceed with a complaint of disability discrimination by association, after he was fired for failing to […]

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New laws needed to protect Indigenous cultural IP: report
Intellectual Property 2022-07-19 4:38 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Productivity Commission has called for new laws that would allow traditional owners to take legal action when their cultural property is used without permission […]

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Class action over COVID-19 jab mandate ‘legally misconceived’, judge says
Coronavirus 2022-07-13 5:47 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has dismissed a proceeding against the New South Wales government over a mandate requiring healthcare workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19, saying the […]

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ANZ ordered to hand over documents in long-running pregnancy discrimination case
Employment 2022-05-25 7:21 pm By Sam Matthews

A former ANZ employee has won her bid to discover a range of documents in her long-running dispute with the bank over alleged discrimination related […]

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Receptionist at centre of Tim Paine sexting saga should not be believed, Cricket Tasmania says
Human Rights 2022-05-10 8:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former receptionist’s claims of ill mental health after allegedly suffering sexual harassment by Australian cricket players and managers do not “ring true”, Cricket Tasmania […]

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NAB hit with human rights suit over ‘boy’s club culture’
Employment 2022-04-20 3:42 pm By Sam Matthews

NAB is facing a human rights suit from a senior employee who alleges she was subject to years of discrimination because of her race, gender […]

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Sydney-based investment firm faces racial discrimination suit
Employment 2022-04-20 1:17 pm By Sam Matthews

The top brass of Sydney-based investment firm Curve Securities have been named in a racial discrimination lawsuit filed by a former employee. Alexander Yu Chung […]

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Nine denies discrimination in class action over $30M Palm Island settlement coverage
Class Actions 2022-04-08 10:15 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Nine has hit back at a class action by Indigenous Australians who say the broadcaster’s coverage of a $30 million class action settlement with the […]

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Class action over COVID-19 jab mandate faces de-classing
Coronavirus 2022-01-25 3:22 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has suggested that a class action against the New South Wales government over a mandate requiring healthcare workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 […]

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