Current Class Actions

As at August 2017


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Current Class Actions by Registry

New South Wales

Date FiledNPA & Sub-areaFile Title Docket Judge

29 March 2017

Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection

NSD448/2017 – Casey Cheryl Simpson v Thorn Australia Pty Ltd T/AS Radio Rentals ACN 008 454 439

Gleeson J

2 March 2017 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection

NSD297/2017 - Kelvin Turner v Mybudget Pty Ltd

Lee J
24 February 2017 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) NSD268/2017 - Anthony Lenard Simonetta & Anor v Spotless Group Holdings Limited Yates J

19 February 2017

Administrative and Constitutional Law and Human Rights (ACLHR)

NSD223/2017 – ARJ17 v Minister for Immigration and Border Protection & Ors

Rares J

1 December 2016 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection) NSD2074/2016 - Richard John Findlay Bradgate as Trustee of the Bradgate Superannuation Fund v Ashely Services Group Limited ACN 094 747 510 Wigney J

20 October 2016

Employment and Industrial Relations

NSD1857/2016 - Jacob Cornelius Bywater v Appco Group Australia Pty Ltd ABN 49 092 605 671

Wigney J

29 September 2016

Commercial & Corporations
(Corporations and Corporate Insolvency)

NSD1684/2016 – Santa Trade Concerns Pty Ltd ACN 136 948 484 v Kim Robinson & Ors

Wigney J
3 August 2016 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection)

NSD1245/2016 - Daniel Aristabulus Sanda v Pttep Australasia (Ashmore Cartier) Pty Ltd

Yates J
17 May 2016 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection)
NSD724/2016 - Biljana Capic v Ford Motor Company of Australia Ltd
Perram J
27 April 2016 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection) NSD601/2016 - Kim McKenzie v Cash Converters International Limited (ACN 069 141 546) & Ors [matter relates to NSD2089 & 2090/13 & 900/15 above] Gleeson J
12 April 2016 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection) NSD529/2016 – Jaewon Choi & Anor v Hodgson Faraday Pty Ltd Limited & Ors Jagot J
24 March 2016 Commercial & Corporations
(Corporations and Corporate Insolvency)
NSD417/2016 - Lifeplan Australia Friendly Society Ltd & Anor v McGraw-Hill Financial, Inc (a company incorporated in New York) & Ors Rares J
23 March 2016 Commercial & Corporations
(Corporations and Corporate Insolvency)
NSD414/2016 - MDA National Insurance Pty Ltd v McGraw-Hill Financial Inc (formerly McGraw-Hill Companies Inc) & Anor Rares J
11 March 2016 Commercial and Corporations (Commercial Contracts, Banking, Finance and Insurance) NSD362/2016 - Petersen Superannuation Fund Pty Ltd ACN 136 059 562 v Bank of Queensland Limited ABN 32 009 656 740 & Anor Yates J
24 February 2016 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection)

NSD273/2016 - Graham Phillips & Anor v Reckitt Benckiser (Australia) Pty Ltd

Nicholas J
22 November 2015 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection) NSD1472/2015 – Robyn Tanya Richardson v Audi AG & Ors
Documents

NSD1473/2015 – Steven Roe v Skoda Auto a.s. & Ors
Documents
Foster J
20 November 2015 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection) NSD1459/ 2015 – Alister Dalton & Anor v Volkswagen AG & Anor
Documents
Foster J
6 November 2015 Commercial & Corporations
(Corporations and Corporate Insolvency)
NSD1364/2015 – Kenquist Nominees Pty Limited AFT The Kenquist Superannuation Fund v Peter Campbell & Ors  Yates J
4 November 2015 Commercial & Corporations
(Corporations and Corporate Insolvency
NSD1346/2015 – David Scott Hopkins (as Trustee of the David Hopkins Super Fund) v Macmahon Holdings Limited ACN 007 634 406
Documents
Jagot J
2 November 2015 Commercial & Corporations
(Corporations and Corporate Insolvency)
NSD1344/2015 – Mitsub Pty Limited, As Trustee for the Chris Carroll Superannuation v McGraw-Hill Financial, Inc. (Formerly McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc) & Anor Rares J
30 October 2015 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection) NSD1307/2015- Richard Cantor v Audi Australia Pty Ltd
Documents

NSD1308/2015 – Josephina Tolentino v Volkswagen Group Australia Pty Ltd
Documents
Foster J
27 October 2015 Commercial & Corporations
(Corporations and Corporate Insolvency)
NSD1292/2015 – Larry Crowley v Worley Parsons Limited ACN 096 090 158 Jagot J
(Case management by Foster J)
21 September 2015 Commercial & Corporations
(Corporations and Corporate Insolvency
NSD1126/2015 – Ceramic Fuels Cells Limited (in liquidation) vs McGraw-Hill Financial Inc (formerly McGraw-Hill Companies Inc.) & Anor Wigney J
13 August 2015 Commercial & Corporations
(Corporations and Corporate Insolvency)
NSD957/2015 – Clurname Pty Ltd & Anor v McGraw-Hill Financial Inc (Formerly McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc)(a company incorporated in New York) & Anor Wigney J
30 July 2015 Commercial & Corporations (Regulator & Consumer Protection) NSD900/2015 – Sean Lynch v Cash Converters Personal Finance Pty Ltd & Anor Gleeson J
23 December 2014 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) NSD1382/2014 - Rushleigh Services Pty Ltd ACN 096 004 803 v Forge Group Limited ACN 065 464 226 (In Liquidation) (Receivers and Managers Appointed) & Ors  Markovic J
7 October 2014 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) NSD1021/2014 – Coffs Harbour City Council ABN 79 126 214 487 v Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd (Trading as ANZ Investment Bank) Wigney J
7 October 2014 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) NSD1020/2014 – Coffs Harbour City Council v McGraw-Hill Financial, Inc (formerly McGraw-Hill Companies Inc)(a company incorporated in New York) & Anor Wigney J
7 October 2014 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) NSD1018/2014 – Liverpool City Council v McGraw-Hill Financial, Inc (Formerly McGraw-Hill Companies Inc)(a company incorporated in New York) & Anor Wigney J
7 October 2014 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection) NSD1016/2014 – Rebecca Louise Dillon v Rbs Group (Australia) Pty Ltd Lee J
1 October 2014 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) NSD995/2014 - Gloucester Shire Council Anor v Fitch Ratings, INC (A Company Incorporated in Delaware, USA & Ors Wigney J
16 September 2014 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) NSD937/2014 – Oztech Pty Ltd v The Public Trustee of Queensland Yates J
2 July 2014 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency)

NSD660/2014 – Brian Jones v Treasury Wines Estates Limited

Documents

NSD216/2015 – Melbourne City Investments Pty Ltd v Treasury Wine Estates Ltd

Foster J
29 May 2014 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) NSD529/2014 – HFPS PTY LTD (as Trustee for the Hunter Facility Project Services Pty Ltd Superannuation Fund & Anor v Tamaya Resources Ltd (In Liquidation) & Ors Wigney J
7 May 2014 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) NSD453/2014 – Charles Robert Hodges in his capacity as trustee of the Charles Hodges Superannuation Fund v Sandhurst Trustees Limited Griffiths J
20 September 2013 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection) NSD1968/2013 – Paul Leslie McAlister by his Litigation Representative the NSW Trustee & Guardian v State of New South Wales & Ors Mortimer J
15 October 2012 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection) NSD1590/2012 – Julie Davis v Ethicon Sarl & Ors Katzmann J
(Case management by Murphy J)
11 October 2012 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) NSD1558/2012 – Caason Investments & Anor v Simon Xiao Fan Cao & Ors Farrell J
(Case management by Murphy J)
20 February 2011 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection) NSD213/2011 – Tammy Maree Stanford & Anor v DePuy International Limited & Anor Robertson J


Victoria

Date Filed NPA & Sub-areaFile Title Docket Judge

30 May 2017

Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency)

VID576/2017 - Joanne Walsh v Worleyparsons Limited

Jagot J

25 May 2017

Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency)

VID561/2017 - Alison Court v Spotless Group Holdings Limited

Yates J

7 March 2017

Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency)

VID213/2017 Peter Anthony Basil v Bellamy's Australia Limited

Beach J

23 February 2017

Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency)

VID163/2017 McKay Super Solutions Pty Ltd (as trustee for the McKay Super Solutions Fund) v Bellamy's Australia Limited

Beach J

9 February 2017

Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency)

VID91/2017 Todd Hayward v Sirtex Medical Limited

Murphy J

29 December 2016

Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency)

VID1494/2016 TPT Patrol Pty Ltd as trustee for Amies Superannuation Fund v Myer Holdings Limited

Beach J

21 October 2016 Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency) VID1306/2016 - Manny Karageorgiou v Vocation Limited (in liquidation) Middleton J
12 October 2016 Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency)

VID1213/2016 - Matthew Hall v Slater & Gordon Limited

Middleton J
9 September 2015 Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency) VID513/2015 - Money Max Int Pty Limited as Trustee for the Goldie Superannuation Fund vs QBE Insurance Group Limited Davies J
(Case management by Murphy J)
20 August 2015 Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency) VID434/2015 Cheryl Whittenbury v Vocation Limited Middleton J
24 March 2015 Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency) VID143/2015 – Newstart 123 Pty Ltd v Billabong International Ltd Murphy J
27 May 2013 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) VID410/2013 – George Camilleri & Anor vs The Trust Company (Nominees) Limited Moshinsky J
13 March 2013 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) VID187/2013, VID1485/2011, VID1484/2011 and VID1483/2011 – Willmott Forest Class Actions Murphy J
22 September 2010 Commercial & Corporations (Commercial Contracts, Banking, Finance and Insurance)

VID811/2010 - John Andrews & ors v ANZ Banking Group Limited

Middleton J



Queensland

Date Filed NPA & Sub-areaFile Title Docket Judge

27 March 2017

Employment and Industrial Relations

QUD177/2017 - Benjamin Tutton v Chubb Insurance Australia Limited

Rangiah J

12 September 2016 Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency) QUD 714/2016 - Hans Pearson v State of Queensland Provisional Docket, National Operations Registrar
(Case management by Murphy J)
13 July 2016 Commercial & Corporations (Corporation and Corporate Insolvency) QUD528/2016 - Sunanda Balkrishna Kadam & Ors v Miiresorts Group 1 Pty Ltd ACN 140 177 395 & Ors Provisional Docket, National Operations Registrar
(Case management by Murphy J)
15 July 2015 Commercial and Corporations (Commercial Contracts, Banking, Finance and Insurance) QUD591/2015 - Graeme Clarke and Marion Clarke in their capacity as trustees of the G&M Clarke Superannuation Fund v Sandhurst Trustees Limited Greenwood J
26 April 2013 Commercial and Corporations (Commercial Contracts, Banking, Finance and Insurance) QUD211/2013 - John Charles Lee & Anor v Westpac Banking Corporation Derrington J


South Australia

Date Filed NPA & Sub-areaFile Title Docket Judge
14 November 2014 Commercial and Corporations (Regulator and Consumer Protection)SAD307/2014 – Galliano Perazzoli & Ors v Bank SAWhite J


Australian Capital Territory

Date Filed NPA & Sub-areaFile Title Docket Judge
23 November 2016 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) ACD93/2016 Inabu Pty Ltd as trustee for the Alidas Superannuation Fund v CIMIC Group Limited (ACN 004 482 982) Jagot J
12 September 2014 Commercial & Corporations (Corporations and Corporate Insolvency) ACD91/2014 - Carolyn Anne Adams and others v Navra Group Pty Ltd (External Administration)

NSD1061/2015 – R J Dean-Wilcocks as liquidator of Navra Group Pty Ltd. Plaintiff: Gilchrist Connell (ex-parte)
Murphy J

Western Australia

Date Filed  NPA & Sub-area File Title  Docket Judge
22 November 2016 Employment and Industrial Relations WAD542/2016 - Frank Sheehan v Thiess P/L Gilmour J

Northern Territory

Date Filed NPA & Sub-areaFile Title Docket Judge
23 December 2016Other Federal JurisdictionNTD64/2016 - Dylan Riley Jenkins & Anor v Northern Territory of AustraliaWhite J

 

Current Class Actions statistics

There are currently 67 Representative Proceedings in the Court nationally.

In addition, there are currently 5 class actions that are stayed pending the outcome of related High Court litigation.

 

Class Actions Statistics: by NPA & Sub-area

Current class actions at Dec 2016