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Court finds sessional academic lecturer an employee, not a contractor
Employment 2022-06-30 5:14 pm By Cindy Cameronne

In its first decision applying a landmark High Court judgment redefining the test for when a worker is employed, the Federal Court has found a […]

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Peter Dutton takes ‘rape apologist’ defamation case to High Court
Defamation 2022-06-20 10:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Opposition leader Peter Dutton has asked the High Court to overturn an appeals court judgment that found a tweet labelling him a “rape apologist” was […]

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High Court won’t hear argument for $100M judgment against Adani over Abbot Point fees
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-06-20 4:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined to review an appeals court decision that overturned a $106 million judgment against a unit of Indian conglomerate Adani Group […]

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Former High Court top judge Gerard Brennan remembered for ‘profound’ contribution
High Court 2022-06-02 10:49 pm By Christine Caulfield

A man of “deep humanity” and a “model of judicial restraint”, former High Court chief justice Sir Gerard Brennan, who passed away on Wednesday, has […]

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Qantas takes fight over axing of ground staff to High Court
High Court 2022-06-02 11:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Qantas has asked the High Court to reverse a judgment that found it violated the Fair Work Act by axing 1,800 ground staff partly to […]

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Crown out of luck in $100M battle with ATO as High Court refuses leave
Appeals 2022-05-27 11:32 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The High Court has dismissed Crown Resorts’ bid for special leave to appeal in a $100 million dispute over GST assessments on commissions and rebates […]

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High Court asked to decide if AI can be inventor on patent
Intellectual Property 2022-05-18 1:23 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has been asked to wade into the debate over whether artificial intelligence can be named as an inventor on patent applications, after […]

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High Court to hear Botox trade mark appeal
Intellectual Property 2022-05-18 3:42 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has granted special leave to a cosmetic company to challenge a judgment finding it infringed Botox maker Allergan’s trade marks by marketing […]

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KPMG takes Arrium class action venue battle to High Court
Class Actions 2022-05-13 1:33 pm By Christine Caulfield

A fight over the venue for a class action against KPMG by investors in the collapsed mining company Arrium has been taken to the High […]

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High Court won’t hear case by Victorian anti-lockdown protestor
High Court 2022-05-13 10:39 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

An anti-lockdown protestor’s application to have the High Court hear a challenge to the dismissal of her lawsuit over Victoria’s stay-at-home orders has been rejected, […]

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