Queensland Government puts Race Relations Back on Track

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The Queensland Government’s decision not to appeal a landmark racial discrimination case has opened the way for more than 100 Palm Island residents to seek compensation. Attorney-General Yvette D’Ath announced on Tuesday, the Government had abandoned its challenge to a Federal Court decision that found that Senior Queensland police had acted in a racially discriminatory… Read more »

Lockouts case highlights concerns for free speech in NSW

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Levitt Robinson has acted for a prominent not-for-profit organisation in a last-minute effort to oppose the NSW Police Commissioner shutting down an anti-lockouts rally. Anti-lockouts advocacy organisation Keep Sydney Open had planned to hold a rally in Kings Cross on the evening of Saturday 21 January 2017 to protest the NSW government’s “lockout laws”, a… Read more »

Palm Island Class Action Victory

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The Federal Court has ruled in favour of the “Palm Island Class Action” brought by Levitt Robinson on behalf of lead applicants Lex, Agnes and Cecilia Wotton on Monday 5 December 2016, with a total of $220,000 in compensation being awarded to the three lead applicants, and the Court paving the way for more compensation… Read more »