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Federal inquiry into class actions

Federal inquiry into class actions

Transport Matters Party leader Rod Barton is encouraging anyone who has been involved in or considered a class action to make a submission to the Federal inquiry into litigation funding and class action regulations. The current inquiry is the fourth to investigate...
Class Action bill will make justice fairer

Class Action bill will make justice fairer

We’ve had some pushback from the top end of town criticising Rod for supporting the Justice Legislation Miscellaneous Amendments Bill  2019 that would make it easier for groups like the taxi industry to get class actions up against corporate wrongdoers. The Bill will...
Federal inquiry into class actions

UPDATE: Uber Class Action by Maurice Blackburn

Maurice Blackburn filed the proceeding in late May and they had a couple of procedural case management hearings in late May/early June. Those hearings focused on timetabling and service, with the Judge making orders requiring Uber to file any application seeking...