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Lockdown class action lawyer can’t lift licence cancellation pending appeal
Coronavirus 2021-06-09 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has refused an application by banned lawyer Serene Teffaha for a temporary stay of a decision by Victoria’s legal watchdog to strip her […]

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Paralegal who claimed she was forced to take COVID-19 pay cut drops lawsuit
Coronavirus 2021-06-07 3:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A paralegal who claimed she was forced to take a 20 per cent pay cut during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic on the basis […]

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Insurer may be dragged into COVID-19 class action against security firms
Coronavirus 2021-06-04 1:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

The lead plaintiff in a class action against security firms Unified and MSS Security over last year’s second COVID-19 wave in Victoria might drag an […]

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Government defeats challenge to COVID-19 ban on overseas travel
Coronavirus 2021-06-01 2:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has thrown out a legal challenge to the Morrison government’s ban on Australians travelling overseas during COVID-19, saying that Parliament had intended to […]

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COVID-19 class actions against Victorian government doomed to fail, court told
Class Actions 2021-05-31 10:38 pm By Christine Caulfield

Two class actions over Victoria’s botched handling of the COVID-19 hotel quarantine program alleged to be responsible for the state’s second pandemic wave plead a […]

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Mosaic Brands hit with $630,000 penalty for misleading claims about hand sanitiser, masks
Competition & Consumer Protection 2021-05-27 12:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Mosaic Brands has paid $630,000 in penalties after being hit with infringement notices by the ACCC for misleading claims made about hand sanitiser and masks […]

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Clive Palmer hit with costs for ‘desultory and inefficient’ contempt case against WA Premier
Coronavirus 2021-05-24 1:06 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has ordered mining magnate Clive Palmer to pay Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan’s costs for contempt proceedings brought against him during the […]

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High Court won’t hear case over sick leave for stood-down Qantas workers
Employment 2021-05-21 2:12 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has denied special leave to unions representing 20,000 Qantas workers who were stood down during the coronavirus pandemic to challenge a ruling […]

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Judge throws out part of challenge to India travel ban
Coronavirus 2021-05-10 9:49 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has dismissed part of a legal challenge to the Morrison government’s ban on Australians travelling home from India during a devastating surge in […]

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‘Severe harm to competition’: ACCC to refuse flight pact between Qantas, Japan Airlines
Coronavirus 2021-05-06 1:58 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has proposed to deny authorisation for Qantas to coordinate with Japan Airlines on flights between Australia and Japan despite […]

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