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Private: 2014 Jack River Bushfire

Important Notice

On Thursday 4 August 2016 the Supreme Court of Victoria provisionally approved the settlement reached with the defendants, AusNet Electricity Services Pty Ltd and Gippsland Contracting Pty Ltd, trading as BJ & BJ Murphy.

A copy of the ‘Notice of Proposed Settlement’ is available by clicking here.

The Notice contains important information regarding the proposed settlement and we ask that group members read it carefully.

Additional legal documents

Below is a copy of the legal documents issued so far in relation to this Class Action:

The document below outlines what the Class Action is about:


The documents below set out what is alleged by the Lead Plaintiff (Ramsay) and the defence lodged by the two defendants in this Class Action (AusNet and Murphy).


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