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Law school head accused of bullying sues La Trobe University over suspension
Education March 22, 2019 9:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

An eminent professor at a Melbourne law school has launched legal action against his employer after complaints of bullying by two other professors led to […]

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PappaRich franchise operator accused of underpaying workers $74,000
Employment March 22, 2019 11:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

A PappaRich franchise operator is facing legal action by the Fair Work Ombudsman for allegedly underpaying 154 workers at three of the Malaysian food chain’s […]

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Judge not too old to hear banned doctor’s case, court says
Appeals March 22, 2019 10:02 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has dismissed a banned medical doctor’s challenge to the granting of three vexatious proceedings orders on constitutional grounds that the judge who […]

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Class actions in NSW Supreme Court do not require plaintiffs to have a claim against all defendants
Expert Insights March 21, 2019 9:17 pm By Daniel Meyerowitz-Katz

In a first for the NSW Supreme Court, Judge Peter Garling last week found that the plaintiff in a class action does not need to […]

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Whitehaven Coal fined $38k for hazardous fumes at blast site
Environment March 20, 2019 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

Australia’s largest independent coal producer Whitehaven Coal Mining has been convicted and fined $38,500 after potentially harmful gas drifted from one of its mines across […]

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Appeals court tosses challenge to Allianz Stadium demolition
Construction March 15, 2019 9:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Sydney community group has lost a last-minute challenge to the demolition of Allianz Stadium, with the Court of Appeal throwing the case out in […]

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Harry Triguboff’s Meriton sues NSW premier over Macquarie Park tower
Real Estate March 14, 2019 11:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Billionaire property developer Harry Triguboff is taking NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian to court in his fight for approval of a controversial tower in Macquarie Park, […]

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High Court upholds spiritual attachment damages in landmark native title case
Appeals March 13, 2019 10:40 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has upheld a $1.3 million damages award to native title holders in the Northern Territory town of Timber Creek for their loss […]

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Country Care faces trial in first criminal cartel case against Australian company
Competition & Consumer Protection March 13, 2019 7:10 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Mildura-based healthcare company and its boss have been committed to stand trial in the first criminal cartel case brought by the Australian Competition and […]

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Clive Palmer’s wife can’t dodge liquidators’ grilling over Mineralogy’s assets
Restructuring & Insolvency March 12, 2019 10:43 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liquidators for the failed Queensland Nickel will be able to interrogate Clive Palmer’s wife over the assets of her husband’s other company, Mineralogy, after telling […]

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