A class action on behalf of persons suffering personal injury or losses to property as a result of the Coolaroo recycling plant toxic fire in 2017.

The claim was brought against the recycling plant operator, SKM Services Pty Ltd, in negligence and nuisance. The plaintiff  alleged that the defendant failed to take steps, or have adequate planning in place, to avoid the risk of fire.

Current status

On 7 February 2020, the administrator advised the court that the distribution of compensation payments was complete. Pursuant to orders of the Honourable Justice John Dixon made 1 August 2019, the proceeding is dismissed.

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