Black Saturday bushfire survivors 'secure $500 million in Australia's largest class action payout' (12)

ABC 2014.07.15 02:18
Survivors of Victoria's devastating 2009 Black Saturday bushfires have secured a $500 million payout, in what lawyers have called the biggest class action settlement in Australian legal history. Maurice Blackburn Lawyers said victims of the Kilmore East-Kinglake bushfire, which started on 7 February, had got "some justice today". The action against power distributor SP Ausnet and asset managers Utility
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