Andrews at risk from class action fees

Last November, when the Victorian government introduced contingency fees for class actions, few would have guessed that within a year Premier Dan Andrews and his government would be at risk of being eaten alive by their own creation. Thanks to the ineptitude that has...

#cancelthecurfew

Victorians are being subjected to the longest and most oppressive lockdown on the planet. Nowhere else in the world has a curfew, a 5km zone of restriction and such harsh pandemic laws. The rule of law and democracy confines and holds accountable the impulses of our...
Victorian curfew invalid according to top QC

Victorian curfew invalid according to top QC

One of Melbourne’s top silks believes the validity of the curfew imposed on the city’s residents is in doubt because it appears to have been imposed for a purpose that was never authorised under state law. Michael Wyles QC identified a possible flaw in the legal basis...

Report on Class Actions

Chris Merritt, Vice President of The Rule of Law Institute of Australia has prepared a report on Class Actions in Australia. To read the report click here. The report highlights that any system of compensation that costs more to run than it delivers in benefits cannot...