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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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United Petroleum loses $2M award over compulsory land acquisition
Construction March 6, 2019 5:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court has overturned a ruling awarding $2 million in compensation to United Petroleum after the state government compulsorily acquired land on which the […]

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Former MP Ian Macdonald gets conviction overturned
White Collar February 25, 2019 9:11 pm By Miklos Bolza

A five-member appeals panel in the NSW Supreme Court has overturned former NSW Labor Minister for Mineral Resources Ian Macdonald’s conviction for wilful misconduct of […]

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Luxury Sydney retailer settles with Transport for NSW over light rail project
Construction February 22, 2019 9:38 pm By Miklos Bolza

Luxury boutique retailer Watches of Switzerland has reached a settlement in principle with Transport for NSW to resolve its case alleging damages resulting from Sydney’s […]

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Leyonhjelm loses second bid to dodge Hanson-Young defamation case
Defamation February 19, 2019 11:57 am By Cat Fredenburgh

Liberal Democrat Senator David Leyonhjelm has lost his challenge to a ruling that denied his request for speedy dismissal of a defamation lawsuit by Greens […]

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