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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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Judge hearing COVID-19 vaccine challenge issues stern warning after emails, calls ‘inundate’ chambers
Coronavirus 2021-09-28 1:43 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Hundreds of emails have inundated the inbox of the judge overseeing legal challenges to the NSW health minister’s orders mandating COVID-19 vaccinations for certain workers, […]

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Challenges to jab mandate for ‘perfectly healthy people’ exceptional, court told
Coronavirus 2021-09-28 9:45 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Cases challenging the NSW government’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate for the state’s police officers, teachers and healthcare workers are exceptional enough to warrant production by the […]

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ASIC’s first COVID-19 case against lender ‘sufficiently clear’, judge says
Financial Services 2021-09-28 9:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Personal lender ClearLoans has lost its bid to strike out claims in ASIC’s first case related to the COVID-19 pandemic after a judge found the […]

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Down with ‘medical apartheid’, says Fair Work commissioner opposed to jab mandate
Employment 2021-09-27 10:26 pm By Christine Caulfield

An appellate panel of the Fair Work Commission has upheld an aged care worker’s termination for refusing a flu vaccine, but a full-throttled dissent by […]

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In COVID-19 vaccination cases, judge quashes subpoena ‘stunt’ for info behind Berejiklian TV remarks
Coronavirus 2021-09-24 9:41 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A judge has set aside a subpoena that allegedly sought to “embarrass the New South Wales government”, in lawsuits contesting compulsory COVID-19 vaccination orders made […]

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Media outlets win reprieve from ban on filming lockdown protests
Coronavirus 2021-09-24 4:00 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nine Network, Seven Network and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation have won a temporary injunction barring the Civil Aviation Safety Authority from declaring the area above […]

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