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High Court restores $435,000 award to sex offences prosecutor diagnosed with PTSD
Employment 2022-04-13 4:04 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has reinstated a $435,000 judgment awarded to a former lawyer who suffered post-traumatic stress disorder while working for the Special Sexual Offences […]

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Teens won’t take climate change class action to High Court
Environment 2022-04-12 3:21 pm By Miklos Bolza

An appeals court’s finding that the federal government does not owe a duty of care to Australian kids to protect them from the effects of […]

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High Court declines Queensland floods class action appeal
Appeals 2022-04-12 12:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined special leave to a class action to challenge a ruling that found dam operator Seqwater was not liable for the […]

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Nurofen maker Reckitt-Benckiser loses High Court appeal bid in Maxigesic feud
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-07 1:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court has rejected a special leave application by consumer goods giant Reckitt-Benckiser in its long-running battle with the maker of painkiller Maxigesic. Justices […]

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High Court deals blow to trust beneficiaries in victory for ATO
Tax 2022-04-06 5:43 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The ATO has won a legal challenge over when it can claim tax from trust income, with the High Court finding beneficiaries cannot “retrospectively expunge” […]

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High Court awards Paralympian $6.75M for fall in campdrafting competition
High Court 2022-04-06 5:21 pm By Sam Matthews

The High Court has ordered a sports association to pay $6.75 million to a woman who suffered a serious spinal injury after falling during a […]

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High Court won’t hear ALP members’ challenge to federal takeover of election
High Court 2022-03-31 10:49 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined special leave to members of the Victorian Labor party to challenge a judge’s finding that the pre-selection of ALP candidates […]

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High Court judges to undergo yearly training in sexual harassment
Courts 2022-03-29 10:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

The High Court’s judges will undergo annual group training in harassment, bullying and discrimination in the workplace following the findings of an investigation of former […]

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High Court to weigh in on peak indebtedness rule in win for Gunns liquidators
Restructuring & Insolvency 2022-03-25 5:44 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court will clarify the so-called peak indebtedness rule used by liquidators recouping payments to unsecured creditors, granting a special leave application brought by […]

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High Court won’t hear Clive Palmer’s appeal over $102M Queensland Nickel loan
Energy & Natural Resources 2022-03-25 1:50 pm By Miklos Bolza

The High Court has declined a special leave application by Clive Palmer-owned mining firms challenging a judgment which ordered the billionaire to repay a $102 […]

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