Victorian Parliament’s Missed Opportunity on Retirement Housing Sector

Posted March 22, 2017 by & filed under Media, News

The report of the Victorian Enquiry into the Retirement Housing Sector has proven to be a damp squib and disappointed many genuinely aggrieved Victorian residents of retirement villages. The enthusiasm with which it was greeted by the Property Council of Australia’s Victorian Division, when it was released on 7 March 2017, is a strong indication… Read more »

PROTEST PROHIBITED: Commissioner of Police v Keep Sydney Open

Posted March 8, 2017 by & filed under News, Publications

By Daniel Meyerowitz-Katz and Benjamin Brady This article was first published in the March 2017 edition of the Law Society Journal In the recent decision of NSW Commissioner of Police v Keep Sydney Open Ltd [2017] NSWSC 5, anti-lockouts advocacy organisation Keep Sydney Open Ltd (‘KSO’) had planned to hold a rally in Kings Cross… Read more »

Queensland Government puts Race Relations Back on Track

Posted February 28, 2017 by & filed under News

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 »

Levitt Robinson honours heroes of Zakynthos

Posted January 23, 2017 by & filed under News

Levitt Robinson has initiated fundraising efforts for the endowment of a new courtyard at Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum in Jerusalem which is to be dedicated to the ‘heroes of Zakynthos’ who, in September of 1943, saved members of the Jewish community from advancing Nazi forces.   As was reported in Lawyers Weekly on 20 December… Read more »

Palm Island Class Action Victory

Posted December 15, 2016 by & filed under News

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 »