A class action on behalf of persons suffering injury, damage or loss as a result of the St Patrick's Day fires that prompted evacuations across south-west Victoria.

The claim is against electricity supplier Powercor and alleges that a falling power pole caused an electrical discharge that ignited grass at The Sisters, Victoria.

Case schedule

This proceeding is listed for a case management conference before the Honourable Justice John Dixon at 9:30am on 29 July 2019.

The proceeding is fixed for trial at Warrnambool on 21 October 2019, together with Lenehan v Powercor S CI 2018 01290.

The Supreme Court daily list should be referred to from 4pm the day prior to confirm hearing times and courtroom venues.

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