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Maurice Blackburn media team

Our media team advises and supports Maurice Blackburn lawyers and clients during all forms of media engagement, including video and television appearances, radio, online and print media.

Jade Thompson
National Media Manager
(07) 3016 0396
0417 969 438

Chee Chee Leung
Victorian Media Manager
(03) 9045 6941
0412 560 584

Andrea Petrie
Media and Communications Manager
(03) 8102 2173
0412 655 264

Jacob O'Shaughnessy
Queensland Media Manager
(07) 3014 5070
0428 814 037 

Cate Kennedy
Queensland Media Advisor
(07) 3016 0319

Rebecca Nash
NSW, ACT, SA and WA Media Manager
(02) 8277 2630

Cameron Scott
Corporate Relationships Manager (Class Actions)
(Class actions media)
(03) 9605 2832
0400 876 466

Toni Wilson
General Manager of Marketing & Communications
(03) 9605 2700

Friday 17 November 2017
Media statements
Royal Commission recommendations must be acted on to ensure a fair Northern Territory youth detention system Lawyers heading a class action for young people abused whilst in detention in the Northern Territory’s youth justice system have today welcomed the final report of the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.
Practice Area: Class actions
Thursday 16 November 2017
Media statements
Legal win paves way for extra retirement super for doctors Public hospital workers, including doctors and nurses, could be entitled to extra money when they retire from their super fund, after a recent court decision clarified the definition of salary in relation to on-call and recall payments.
Practice Area: Superannuation claims
Wednesday 15 November 2017
Media statements
Another important win in Montara oil spill class action More than 15,000 Indonesian seaweed farmers whose livelihoods were devastated by an avoidable oil spill on the Montara oil field, have had another Federal Court victory today, on their path to securing much-needed compensation for the destruction of their farms.
Practice Area: Class actions
Monday 13 November 2017
Media statements
Insurance Code must be binding and enforceable to be effective Any final superannuation and insurance Code of Practice must be binding and enforceable if it is to be truly effective in driving a better standard for all parties in the industry, Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said today.
Practice Area: Superannuation and insurance
Wednesday 08 November 2017
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers Newsletters
Unions appeal penalty rates decision On 26 September 2017, a full court of five judges in the Federal Court heard an appeal against the Fair Work Commission’s (FWC) decision to cut penalty rates across five modern awards in the hospitality, fast food and retail industries. The appeal was brought by the Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees Association (SDA) and United Voice (UV).
Practice Area: Employment law