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Landmark lawsuit filed against Clive Palmer’s Galilee Coal Mine over climate change concerns
Environment June 19, 2020 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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Court tosses appeal seeking to drag Shine Lawyers into negligence lawsuit
Appeals June 10, 2020 2:32 pm By Miklos Bolza

Shine Lawyers and barrister David Turner have once again dodged a negligence lawsuit over advice given about a $630,000 contractual dispute, with an appeals court […]

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‘Fanciful’: Judge tosses Queensland taxi drivers claim for losses caused by Uber
Competition & Consumer Protection May 4, 2020 2:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

A group of Queensland taxi drivers has lost the bulk of a lawsuit seeking compensation from the state government for losses allegedly caused by ride […]

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Damages hearing in Queensland floods class action to go ahead despite appeal
Class Actions April 24, 2020 6:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

A hearing to determine damages in the Queensland floods class action will proceed next week despite an appeal brought by the two dam operators that […]

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Funding blocked in Clive Palmer class action until appeal heard
Class Actions April 8, 2020 7:59 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Funding for a class action over the troubled Coolum Palmer Resort has been temporarily blocked while a company owned by Clive Palmer appeals a judgment […]

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Crude joke no valid reason for dismissing ‘larrikin’ mine worker, FWC finds
Employment March 6, 2020 9:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Fair Work Commission has found that BHP’s decision to fire a mine worker and self-professed ‘larrikin’ for a single crude joke was unjustified, but […]

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Judge shoots down Advanta Seeds’ bid for names of signed class action members
Class Actions March 2, 2020 12:55 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Farmers in a class action against Advanta Seeds over allegedly contaminated sorghum have defeated a bid by the company to hand over a list of […]

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Court blocks Clive Palmer’s bid to shut down class action funding
Class Actions February 26, 2020 3:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

A company owned by mining magnate Clive Palmer has lost its bid to temporarily block funding for a class action over the troubled Coolum Palmer […]

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FWC dismisses case after Facebook pics show ‘agoraphobic’ beautician sunning it up
Employment January 28, 2020 8:30 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Fair Work Commission has dismissed a general protections dispute brought by an “agoraphobic” beautician after social media posts revealed an active social life including […]

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Clive Palmer sues to block funding for resort timeshare class action
Class Actions January 16, 2020 9:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

A company owned by Clive Palmer has filed a lawsuit seeking to thwart a class action brought by villa owners in the billionaire’s now abandoned […]

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