Victorian Junior Doctors Class Action

A class action on behalf of Doctors in Training (DIT) arising out of their employers' failure to pay overtime in compliance with their Industrial Agreement.

Your registration will be confidential. Your identity will not be disclosed to your employer without your consent.

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What is the Victorian Doctors Class Action about?

Gordon Legal, together with Hayden Stephens & Associates, have been engaged by the Victorian division of the Australian Salaried Medical Officers Federation (ASMOF) and a number of individual junior doctors to pursue claims in the Federal Court of Australia against a number of Victorian Health Services. These claims will allege that those Health Services failed to pay Doctors in Training for the un-rostered overtime worked over the previous six years of their employment.

It doesn’t cost you anything to register your interest in participating in the class action or to find out whether you might be entitled to make a claim for your overtime.

You can register on a confidential basis with Gordon Legal if you have worked as a Doctor in Training in Victoria at any time since January 2015. Upon registration, we will be happy to provide you with the information you need to assess your rights, confidentially and with no obligation.

If you are unsure whether you are eligible, or are having difficulties in completing the registration form, please contact us at [email protected] or on 03 9603 3097.

We will not disclose your identity to any third party, including any Health Service in Victoria, government agency, ASMOF or the AMA,  without your permission.

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Court documents

Copies of the Court documents in the proceedings that have been issued are available below.

Peninsula Proceeding – ASMOF & Anor v Peninsula Health VID115/2021

Originating Application – Peninsula Health, Statement of Claim – Peninsula Health, Defence – Peninsula Health, Amended Reply – Peninsula Health, Court Orders dated 27 August 2021 – Peninsula Health, Opt Out Notice – Peninsula Health

Monash & Latrobe Proceeding – ASMOF & Anor v Monash Health & Latrobe Regional Hospital VID210/2021

Originating Application – Monash & Latrobe, Statement of Claim – Monash & Latrobe, Defence – Monash & Latrobe, Amended Reply – Monash & Latrobe, Court Orders dated 27 August 2021 – Monash & Latrobe, Opt Out Notice – Monash & Latrobe

Western Proceeding – ASMOF & Anor v Western Health VID419/2021

Originating Application – Western Heath, Statement of Claim – Western HeathDefence – Western Health, Reply – Western Health, Court Orders dated 27 August 2021 – Western Health, Opt Out Notice – Western Health

Eastern and Royal Women's Proceeding – ASMOF & Anor v Eastern Health & Anor VID611/2021

Originating Application – Eastern & Royal Women's, Statement of Claim – Eastern & Royal Women's, Defence – Eastern & Royal Women's, Reply – Eastern & Royal Women's, Court Orders dated 8 December 2021 – Eastern & Royal Women's, Opt Out Notice – Eastern & Royal Women's

Alfred and St Vincent's  Proceeding – ASMOF & Anor v Alfred Health & Anor VID700/2021

Originating Application – Alfred & St Vincent's, Statement of Claim – Alfred & St Vincent's, Defence – Alfred & St Vincent's, Reply – Alfred & St Vincent's, Court Orders dated 2 February 2022 – Alfred & St Vincent's, Opt Out Notice – Alfred & St Vincent's

Northern Health  Proceeding – ASMOF & Anor v Northern Health & Anor VID760/2021

Originating Application – Northern, Statement of Claim – Northern, Defence – Northern Health, Reply – Northern Health, Court Orders dated 8 March 2022 – Northern, Opt Out Notice – Northern

Bendigo Health  Proceeding – ASMOF & Anor v Bendigo Health & Anor VID774/2021

Originating Application – Bendigo, Statement of Claim – Bendigo, Defence – Bendigo, Reply – Bendigo Health, Court Orders dated 8 March 2022 – Bendigo, Opt Out Notice – Bendigo

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