Mithaka determination09 November 2015On 27 October 2015, Justice Rangiah of the Federal Court of Australia made a determination of native title, by consent, recognising the non-exclusive native title rights of the Mithaka People in far western Queensland.
Leaker's dismissal upheld29 October 2015
Crown Law recently represented the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry in an application for reinstatement brought by a former employee who had been dismissed for, amongst other things, releasing department information to external parties including media organisations.
Hamcor Pty Ltd & Anor v State of Qld
 ACA 18312 October 2015
Crown Law’s Commercial Dispute Resolution Team has successfully defended an appeal on behalf of Queensland Fire and Rescue Service concerning alleged breaches of duty of care in negligence in fighting one of the State’s largest chemical fires.
Significant changes to procedures for workers’ compensation appeals08 October 2015
From 1 October 2015, there are significant changes to the procedures for appeals made to the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission (QIRC) under the Workers’ Compensation and Rehabilitation Act 2003.
CL defends vocal cord damage claim25 September 2015
Crown Law was recently successful in settling a claim made against a department by an employee who alleged damage to vocal chords from talking at work.