The Supreme Court has overturned a controversial award of damages by VCAT in a sexual harassment matter. In doing so, it has provided guidance on whether an award’s ‘manifest inadequacy’ is a ‘question of law’ and therefore, a basis for appeal, under s 148(1) of the VCAT Act.
Author: Anna O'Callaghan
Q&A: Increase in civil penalty maximums for contraventions of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth)
An overview of recent legislation and case law which has impacted the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth) and Australian Consumer Law civil penalty regimes.