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 the fires were caused by an electrical discharge between powerlines, with the resulting sparks or heat igniting dry vegetation at Terang, Victoria.

Case schedule

This proceeding is listed for mediation on 16 October 2019.

The proceeding is fixed for trial at Warrnambool on 21 October 2019, together with Francis v Powercor S CI 2018 01113.

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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