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COVID-positive barrister’s visit to chambers prompts vaccination push
Coronavirus 2021-10-07 6:48 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The Victorian Bar has urged barristers to remain vigilant and get vaccinated against COVID-19 after Owen Dixon Chambers East was named as an exposure site. […]

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Insurers accused of misleading policyholders in COVID-19 insurance class actions
Insurance 2021-10-05 2:36 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Insurers are misleading policyholders about class actions which seek compensation for those denied business interruption coverage for COVID-related shutdowns, a court has heard. In a […]

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Public good overrides individual rights in COVID-19 pandemic, NSW tells court
Trials 2021-10-05 9:30 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The New South Wales government has accused anti-vaccination advocates of having a “misguided” and “one-dimensional focus” on the fundamental rights of the individual over those […]

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Vic teachers file legal challenge to ‘no jab, no job’ policy
Employment 2021-10-01 10:26 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The state of Victoria is facing a legal challenge to its plan to require all school and childcare staff in the state to receive two […]

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‘The line was crossed’: Challengers to COVID-19 vaccine mandate claim human rights abuses
Coronavirus 2021-10-01 9:14 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Individuals challenging public health orders mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for certain workers in New South Wales have told a court “the line was crossed” when the […]

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COVID-19 jab effective, anti-vaxxers misinterpreting data, trial told
Trials 2021-09-30 9:35 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Health experts have told a court hearing a challenge to a requirement that certain workers get the COVID-19 jab that vaccinations are an effective tool […]

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‘The writing seems to be on the wall’: Law firms actively considering no jab, no office policies
Business of Law 2021-09-29 10:03 pm By Bianca Hrovat

As Australia’s largest cities prepare to emerge from lockdown, law firms are doubling down on their efforts to vaccinate staff, with some going so far […]

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Vic government charged with safety breaches over hotel quarantine program
Coronavirus 2021-09-29 4:08 pm By Miklos Bolza

Victoria’s health and safety regulator WorkSafe has filed proceedings against the state government over alleged health and safety breaches relating to last year’s disastrous hotel […]

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COVID-19 vaccination challenger denied access to NSW government’s deliberations
Coronavirus 2021-09-29 3:29 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has ruled legal challenges to orders requiring COVID-19 vaccines for certain workers in New South Wales are not exceptional enough to warrant the […]

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Qld police commissioner faces legal challenge to COVID-19 vaccine policy
Coronavirus 2021-09-29 10:16 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The Queensland police Commissioner is facing a lawsuit alleging an order requiring staff to get a COVID-19 vaccine violates privacy and discrimination laws and should […]

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