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

Settlement approval application

The plaintiff has applied to the Court for approval of a settlement between the parties of the proceeding. Further information of the settlement is available in the Settlement Approval Notice below.

Group members may object to the settlement by providing a notice of objection to the Court or the plaintiff's solicitors by 21 June 2019.

The application for settlement approval will be heard by the Honuorable Justice John Dixon at 10.30am on 1 August 2019.

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

Further Information