Nick Toscano Construction union bosses allegedly warned a builder that "we will f--- you over" and that it was "going to get ugly" if the company did not sign a pay deal, according to court documents.
Jane Lee The Northern Land Council did not obtain traditional Aboriginal owners' consent or consult with them before nominating sacred land in the Northern Territory for a nuclear waste dump, a court has...
Cameron Houston Employees are seeking higher payouts for alleged bullying, discrimination and unfair dismissal.
Esther Han The consumer watchdog is suing group-buying website Spreets for misleading and deceiving customers over discount deals, voucher rules, and consumer rights.
Senate inquiry to investigate explosive federal police bribery claims over wheat board oil-for-food scandal
Richard Baker and Nick McKenzie A Senate inquiry will examine a veteran federal police officer's explosive claim that he was offered a promotion in return for shutting down the AFP investigation into the Australian Wheat Board...
Esther Han Shoppers have never been more enthused about eating local foods, flocking to farmers' markets, tending community gardens, and engaging in food swaps.
Esther Han Coles has been found guilty by the Federal Court of misleading shoppers with claims its breads and other bakery goods were "freshly baked" when that was not the case.
Esther Han Unilever and Revlon are sweating it out in the Federal Court over the efficacy claims of the newest clinical antiperspirant product to go on sale.
Natalie O'Brien A former diesel fitter turned conman who was prosecuted for spruiking a fake magnetic engine has now been made bankrupt for the second time in his long and chequered career.
Noel Towell The federal government is braced for a flood of court cases challenging decisions made under its environmental laws.
Mathew Dunckley The Health Services Union has launched a legal action against its own national secretary Kathy Jackson demanding she repay almost $250,000 paid into a slush fund.
Ben Butler A decision to drop tax and money laundering charges against three high-profile Sydney businessmen is ''another humiliating defeat for the Project Wickenby Keystone Cops'', according to a lawyer close...
Heath Aston, political correspondent Holocaust denier Frederick Toben has strongly backed the Abbott government's plans to water down race hate laws, describing them as a welcome challenge to "Jewish supremacism" in Australia.
Louise Hall The Tresurer, Joe Hockey, is suing Fairfax Media for defamation over a series of articles about a fundraising forum which offered access to the treasurer in exchange for donations of thousands of...
Primrose Riordan The head of the Australian Medical Association has labelled plans by Woolworths to stock new alcoholic product Duff Beer in its BWS and Dan Murphy's stores as ''dangerous'' and ''increasing the...
Clay Lucas Lawyers acting for thousands of underpaid intellectually disabled workers will lodge a court application on Monday seeking to block the federal government's scheme to tackle the underpayments.
Louise Hall, Hannah Low Women's magazine publisher Bauer Media has reached a confidential settlement with one of its most senior female editors over her claim of sexual discrimination.
Nick Ralston Mercedes Corby has begun legal action against the Australian Federal Police. Lawyers for the sister of convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby lodged documents with the NSW Federal Court on Wednesday.
Nick Ralston Seven West Media is suing the Australian Federal Police over raids officers carried out at its Sydney offices over a possible deal with Schapelle Corby.
Michaela Whitbourn A NSW teacher has made legal history after a former student was ordered to pay $105,000 for defaming her on Twitter and Facebook.