Tathra bushfire: class action considered against government-owned utility | Australia news

Lawyers are investigating a potential class action over the Tathra bushfires, alleging failings by the government-owned corporation responsible for maintaining and inspecting the state‚Äôs power lines. On Thursday, the Rural Fire Service released its early findings into the cause of the fire, which destroyed 65 houses and 35 caravans and …

Class action to be launched against Powercor over south-west Victorian bushfire

Class action to be launched against Powercor over south-west Victorian bushfire

By Kirsten Diprose and Nicole Chvastek Posted March 22, 2018 19:03:18 Photo: Up to 18 houses were destroyed by fires in south-west Victoria at the weekend. (ABC News: Yvette Gray) Lawyers are planning a class action against power company Powercor over at least one of the weekend’s devastating bushfires in …