Supreme Court

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Completed Class Action Cases


COMPLETED ​CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
Australian Executor Trustees Class Action
Carnival Cruise Class Action
Christmas Island Sinking SIEV22 Class Action
Dumping of Harmful Fill Class Action
Fairbridge ​Farm Class Action​
False Imprisonment of Young People Class Action
Lang Centre Trust Class Action 
Rolls Royce Aircraft Engine Class Action
St George Bank Employee Bonus Class Action​
​Springwood Bushfire Class Action​​
​Walla Walla Rubbish Tip Fire Class Action
Winmalee/Springwood Bush Fire Class Action
Wollongong/Cash AFX-Payday Loans Class Action​


Australian Executor Trustees Class Action

​​CLASS ACTIONS PARTICULARS
​Parties: 
  1. Smith v Australian Executor Trustees Ltd
  2. Creighton ​v Australian Executor Trustees Ltd
Proceedings Numbers: 
  1. ​​​2015/171592​
  2. 2015/306222
Next Listing date(s):
  1. Approval Hearing heard 2 October 2018 - JUDGMENT RESERVED.
  2. Judgment to be handed down on Tuesday 23 October 2018 (Justice Ball).

BOTH PROCEEDINGS​

DOCUMEN​​T​​FILED
​Judgment - Ball J
​05/02/16
​Short Minutes of Order
​25/10/17
Short Minutes of Order
​16/11/17
Short Minutes of Order
​22/11/17
Short Minutes of Order + Opt Out Notices
​01/12/17

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SMITH PROCEEDINGS

​DOCUMENT​​​FILED
Defence to Second Cross-Claim
Defence of Second Cross Defendant to First Cross-Claim Second Further Amended Statement of Cross-Claim
Notice of Representative Proceedings
​Statement of Claim​10/06/15
Amended Statement of Claim​17/07/15
Short Minutes of Order21/07/15
Defence​17/09/15
​Reply​DD/11/15
Short Minutes of Order​22/03/16
​Short Minutes of Order​04/04/16
Short Minutes of Order​01/06/16
Amended Statement of Cross Claim​e-filed
​Further Amended Statement of Claim​03/06/16
​Short Minutes of Order​06/06/16
1st Cross Claim Statement of Cross Claim​20/06/16
1st Cross Claim Defence to Cross Claim (Willis)​04/07/16
1st Cross Claim Defence to Cross Claim (Axis)​18/07/16
Short Minutes of Order​04/08/16
Reply​11/08/16
​Defence to Further Statement of Claim​12/08/16
Short Minutes of Order - 1​16/08/16
​Short Minutes of Order - 2​16/08/16
1st Cross Claim Amended Statement of Cross Claim​23/08/16
Short Minutes of Order​21/09/16
​Short Minutes of Order​05/10/16
Defence to Amended Statement of Cross Claim (Liberty Mutual & Chubb)​12/10/16
Short Minutes of Order - 1​02/12/16
​Short Minutes of Order - 2​02/12/16
​Short Minutes of Order - 1​15/12/16
Short Minutes of Order - 2​15/12/16
Defence to Amended Statement of Cross Claim (Axis)​21/12/16
2nd Cross Claim Statement of Cross Claim (PwC)​21/12/16
3rd Cross Claim Statement of Cross Claim (HLB)​21/12/16
Short Minutes of Order​27/01/17
Second Further Amended Statement of Claim​30/01/17
Short Minutes of Order​17/02/17
​Defence to Second Further Amended Statement of Claim
​01/03/17
1st Cross Claim Further Amended Statement of Cross Claim​14/03/17
3rd Cross Claim Defence to Cross Claim
​12/05/17
Defence to Second Further Amended Statement of First Cross Claim (3rd & 4th Cross-Defendant)
​26/05/17
Defence to Second Further Amended Statement of First Cross Claim
Not Stated
Amended Defence of Second Cross Defendant to First Cross Claim Second Further Amended Statement of Cross Claim
​15/11/17
​First Cross Claimant (AET) reply to defence of First cross-defendant (Swiss Re International)
​13/12/17
First Cross Claimant (AET) reply to defence of third and fourth cross-defendants (Liberty Mutual and Chubb Insurance)
​13/12/17
Second Cross Claim Amended Statement of Cross Claim
​05/03/18
Third Cross Claim Amended Statement of Cross Claim
​05/03/18
Defence to Amended Statement of Third Cross Claim
​12/03/18
Defence to Second Cross-Claim Amended Statement of Cross-Claim 
​13/03/18
Rejoinder
​29/03/18
​Amended Defence to Second Further Amended Statement of First Cross-Claim
​28/05/18
First Cross-Claim Third Further Amended Statement of Cross-Claim
​24/08/18
Defence of the Second Cross-Defendant (Willis) to First Cross-Claim Third Further Amended Statement of Cross Claim
​07/09/18


CREIGHTON PROCEEDINGS

​DOCUMENT​​
​​Federal Court (Vic) - Originating Process
Federal Court (Vic) - Statement of Claim
Federal Court (Vic) - Defence
Federal Court (Vic) - Middleton J Order 25/06/15
Federal Court (Vic) - Amended Originating Application
Federal Court (Vic) - Amended Statement of Claim
Federal Court (Vic) - Defence to Amended Statement of Claim
Federal Court (Vic) - Middleton J Orcer 30/09/15
Amended Statement of Cross Claim

​DOCUMENT​​​FILED
Defence to Second Cross-Claim
Defence of Second Cross Defendant to First Cross-Claim Second Further Amended Statement of Cross-Claim
Short Minutes of Order​06/06/16
​1st Cross Claim Statement of Cross Claim​20/06/16
​​Further Amended Statement of Claim​27/06/16
Defence of 2nd Cross Defendant to First Cross Claim Statement​04/07/16
​Defence to First Cross Claim (Axis)​18/07/16
Short Minutes of Order​04/08/16
​Reply​11/08/16
Defence​12/08/16
Short Minutes of Order - 1​16/08/16
Short Minutes of Order - 2​16/08/16
​1st Cross Claim Amended Statement of Cross Claim​23/08/16
Short Minutes of Order​21/09/16
​Defence to Amended Statement of Cross Claim (liberty Mutual & Chubb Insurance)​12/10/16
Defence to Amended First Cross Claim (Axis)​21/12/16
​2nd Cross Claim Statement of Cross Claim (PwC)​21/12/16
3rd Cross Claim Statement of Cross Claim (HLB)​21/12/16
Second Further Amended Statement of Claim​31/01/17
​​Defence to Second Further Amended Statement of Claim​01/03/17
1st Cross Claim Further Amended Statement of Cross Claim
​14/03/17
3rd Cross Claim Defence to Cross Claim
​12/05/17
Short Minutes of Order
​26/05/17
Defence to Second Further Amended Statement of First Cross Claim (3rd & 4th Corss-Defendant)
​26/05/17
​Defence to Second Further Amended Statement of First Cross Claim
​Not Stated
Amended Defence of Second Cross Defendant to First Cross Claim Second Further Amended Statement of Cross Claim
​15/11/17
First Cross Claimant (AET) reply to defence of First cross-defendant (Swiss Re International)
​13/12/17
First Cross Claimant (AET) reply to defence of third and fourth cross-defendants (Liberty Mutual and Chubb Insurance)
​13/12/17
Second Cross Claim Amended Statement of Cross Claim
​05/03/18
Third Cross Claim Amended Statement of Cross Claim
​05/03/18
Defence to Amended Statement of Third Cross Claim
​12/03/18
​Second Cross Claim Defence to Cross Claim
​13/03/18
Defence to Second Cross-Claim Amended Statement of Cross-Claim
​18/03/18
​Defence to Second Cross-Claim Amended Statement of Cross Claim
​13/03/18
Rejoinder
​29/03/18
Third Further Amended Statement of Claim
​17/05/18
Amended Defence to Second Further Amended Statement of First Cross-Claim
​28/05/18
First Cross-Claim Third Further Amended Statement of Cross-Claim
​24/08/18
Defence of the Second Cross-Defendant (Willis) to First Cross-Claim Third Further Amended Statement of Cross Claim
​07/09/18




Carnival Cruise Action

​​CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
​Parties: De Jong v Carnival PLC
Proceedings Number: 2015/254964​
DOCUMENT​​ ​FILED
​​Statement of Claim
​31/08/15
​Defence​23/12/15
Notice of Motion for Security for Costs​ (Judgment Reserved)​29/01/16
​​Opt Out Notices​ as at 09.06.16​​​N/A

Christmas Island Sinking of SIEV221 Class Action

                 
CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
Parties: Median Nazar Ibrahimi v Co​​mmonwealth of Australia
Proceedings Number: 2013/377410
​DOCUME​NTFILED
Statement of Claim​16/12/13
Public Notice (English/Arabic/Farsi)
Amended Statement of Claim​15/09/14
Opt Out Notice
Defence​19/09/14
Further Amended Statement of Claim​15/05/15
Defence to Further Amended Statement of Claim​26/06/15

Dumping of Harmful Fill Class Action

​CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
King v Liverpool City Council
Proceedings Number:​ 2016/169197
​DOCUMENT​​​​​FILED
​Statement of Claim​02/06/16
Further Amended Statement of Claim
13/02/17
Defence to Further Amended Statement of Claim
10/03/17
​Orders - Notice of Proposed Settlement
​15/06/18

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Fairbridge Farm Class Action​

​​CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
​Parties: Giles & Anor v Commonwealth of Australia & Ors
Proceedings Number: 2009/329777​​
DOCUMENT​ ​FILED
Second Amended Statement of Claim​06/06/12
Defence of The State of NSW​31/08/12
Defence of the Commonwealth of Australia​20/09/12
Defence of The Fairbridge Foundation0​9/10/12
Judgment - Giles v Commonwealth of Australia [2014] NSWSC 83​22/02/14
Court Orders - 11 April 2014​11/04/14
Amended Defence of The Fairbridge Foundation​14/04/14
Public Notice
Opt Out Notice
Consent orders​26/06/15
Notice of Proposed Settlement​26/06/15

 

False Imprisonment of Young People Class Action​

​CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
Parties: Amom v State of New South ​​Wales
Proceedings Number: 2011/187125
​DOCUMENT​ ​FILED
Public Notice
Opt Out Notice
​Konneh v State of NSW (No.2)​19/04/13
Konneh v State of NSW (No.3)​27/09/13
Third Further Amended Statement of Claim​30/07/14
Defence to Third Further Amended Statement of Claim​28/08/14
Orders​12/09/14
Short Minutes of Order​02/03/16
Orders - Justice Garling​01/11/16


Lang Centre Trust Class Action​

​CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
Parties: Waimoana v Centuria
Proceedings Number: 2015/326423
 

Rolls Royce Aircraft Engine Class Action

​​CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
​Parties: Lam v Rolls Royce
Proceedings Number: 2013/37342​
​The defendant has admitted a breach of duty of care and the parties have been mediating individual settlements. Of the remaining 152 group members 138 have settled and 14 remain. The 14 remaining are to be further mediated.
Next Listing date(s):
  1. Costs Hearing before Justice Beech-Jones on 22 October 2018 (estimate 2 days).


St George Bank Employee Bonus Class Action​

​CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
Neil Younger  & Ors. v Westpac Banking Corporation ACN 007 457 141
Proceedings Number:​ 2014/335469


​DOCUMENT​​​​ ​FILED
Statement of Claim​14/11/14
Defence​16/04/15
​Amended Statement of Claim​13/05/15
Amended Defence​25/05/15
​Defence to Further Amended Statement of Claim​26/06/15
Further Amended Statement of Claim
Reply
​Orders​07/08/15
​Public Notice​​
​Second Further Amended Defence to the Second Further Amended Statement of claim​18/01/16

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Springwood Bush Fire Class Action​​

CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
​Parties: More and More v Endeavour Energy (ABN 59 253 130 878)
Proceedings Number: 2014/313883
DOCUMENT​​ ​FILED
Statement of Claim​27/10/14
Amended Statement of Claim​28/11/14
Defence​19/12/14
First Cross-Claim Statement of Cross-Claim​02/04/15
Defence to Further Amended Statement of Claim​16/04/15
​Defence​22/12/15
Third Cross Claim Defence​29/01/16

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Walla Walla Rubbish Tip Fire Class Action  

​​CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
​Parties: Weber v Greater Hume Shire Council
Proceedings Number: 2015/368036
​​DOCUMENT​​FILED
​​Statement​ of Claim​​15/12/15
Opt Out Notice​N/A
Amended Statement of Claim​18/04/16
Defence to Amended Statement of Claim​12/05/16
Amended Defence to Amended Statement of Claim​10/06/16
Further Amended Statement of Claim​04/04/17

 

Winmalee/Springwood Bush Fire Class Action

CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
Parties: Sean Johnston v Endeavour Energy (ABN 59 253 130 878)
Proceedings Number: 2014/​148790

​​DOCUMENT​​FILED
Statement of Claim​16/05/14
Amended Statement of Claim​04/07/14
Amended Statement of Claim​25/07/14
Defence​29/07/14
Public Notice
Orders​29/08/14
Further Amended Statement of Claim​07/10/14
Opt Out Notice
Defence to Futher Amended Statement of Claim​31/10/14
Second Further Amended Statement of Claim​06/03/15
First Cross-Claim Statement of Cross-Claim​02/04/15
Defence to Cross-Claim​19/06/15
Defence​19/06/15
Third Further Amended Statement of Claim​10/09/15
Defence to Third Further Amended Statement of Claim​27/11/15
​Defence​22/12/15
Third Cross Claim Defence​29/01/16
Notice of Settlement​09/03/16
​Fourth Further Amended Statement of Claim​17/03/16
​Notice of Proposed Settlement​18/07/16
​​Notice of Settlement​26/09/16

 

Wollongong/Cash-AFX Payday Loans Class Action​

CLASS ACTION PARTICULARS
Parties: Navrozoglou v ICM Group Finance Pty Ltd
Proceedings Number: 2015/62086

​​DOCUMENT​​ ​FILED
​Deed of Settlement and Release
Statement of Claim27/02/15
Defence​05/05/15​