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Court challenge still on despite Victoria’s decision to lift curfew
Coronavirus 2020-09-28 8:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

A case by restaurant owner and Liberal Party member Michelle Loielo challenging Victoria’s COVID-19 curfew is continuing despite an announcement by the Andrews government scrapping […]

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Insurers slam The Star’s ‘misconceived’ COVID-19 coverage case
Insurance 2020-09-28 2:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

COVID-19 was clearly excluded from the business interruption insurance policy taken out by The Star, and a lawsuit seeking coverage for economic loss resulting from the pandemic was “misconceived”, a group of insurers has said.

Health official behind Vic curfew accused of being ‘coached’ by government
Coronavirus 2020-09-25 5:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

The public health official responsible for Victoria’s controversial curfew has had her credibility attacked in court, with a judge hearing suggestions that she may have been “coached and assisted” by the state government.

Prepping large class action for trial no reason for relief from COVID-19 restrictions, top judge says
Coronavirus 2020-09-24 4:14 pm By Christine Caulfield

The need to properly prepare a large commercial class action is not reason enough to relieve lawyers of COVID-19 restrictions aimed at protecting the health […]

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Third class action filed over Victoria’s botched COVID-19 hotel quarantine program
Class Actions 2020-09-24 11:04 am By Christine Caulfield

A class action targeting security companies contracted by the Victorian government to guard returning travellers in hotel quarantine has been launched, bringing to three the […]

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Court orders Victoria to produce legal advice to Liberal member suing over curfew
Coronavirus 2020-09-24 6:35 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has ordered the Victorian government to hand over legal documents it weighed before implementing its COVID-19 curfew, in a suit brought by a […]

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Major insolvency reforms to reboot economy draw criticism from lawyers
Restructuring & Insolvency 2020-09-24 1:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Morrison government has announced significant reforms to insolvency laws as part of its economic recovery plan that take inspiration from US chapter 11 laws, […]

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Qantas underpaying staff by ‘setting off’ JobKeeper payments, court finds
Employment 2020-09-24 6:47 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has provided clarification as to how the Morrison government’s JobKeeper scheme operates, in a ruling against Qantas Airways that found the airline […]

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Victoria’s COVID-19 curfew decision ‘bizarre, capricious, arbitrary’, court hears
Coronavirus 2020-09-22 9:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A decision earlier this month to extend Victoria’s controversial COVID-19 curfew was “bizarre, capricious, arbitrary” and was made under pressure from the state’s Premier, a […]

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Silks, retired judges call for no-vote on ‘unprecedented’ COVID-19 emergency powers
Coronavirus 2020-09-22 11:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Leading senior barristers and former judges are urging Victoria’s upper house to oppose the Andrews government’s COVID-19 Omnibus bill, saying legislation allowing citizens to make […]

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