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Update on "significant injury" requirement for claims concerning or relating to intentional torts

Australia - November 1 2019 On 25 October 2019 the Victorian Court of Appeal handed down a decision which provides some clarification on the need for claimants to satisfy the...

Kathy O'Neill.

Scene set for the Aged Care Quality and Safety Royal Commission - How to be prepared

Australia - October 24 2018 On 9 October 2018, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Minister for Health, Greg Hunt, and Minister for Senior Australians and Aged Care, Ken Wyatt...

Louise Nixon, Andrew Forbes, Gregg McConnell, Julian Olley, Lisa Newcombe, Jane Fiske, Greg McKenzie, Rob Muir, Kaitlyn Gulle.

Royal Commission into aged care quality and safety announced

Australia - September 19 2018 On Sunday 16 September, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced a Royal Commission into Australia's aged care system. The aged care sector has been on...

Christian Mooney, Andrew Forbes, Gregg McConnell, Julian Olley, Lisa Newcombe, Jane Fiske, Greg McKenzie, Rob Muir, Kaitlyn Gulle.

The dismissal of a group proceeding may not mean the end

Australia - November 17 2016 The unanimous decision of the High Court on 9 November 2016 in Timbercorp Finance Pty Ltd (in liq) v Collins & Timbercorp Finance Pty Ltd (in liq) v...

Radhika Mendis, David Burke, Jonathan Hunt, Emma Pelka-Caven.

Class actions now possible in Queensland

Australia - November 11 2016 On 8 November 2016, the Queensland Parliament passed legislation that institutes a class action procedure into the Queensland Supreme Court. This...

Dominica Stephen, Pippa Clark.