Shaddock & Associates Pty Ltd v Parramatta City Council (No 1) [1981] HCA 59 | 28 October 1981

ON 28 OCTOBER 1981, the High Court of Australia delivered Shaddock & Associates Pty Ltd v Parramatta City Council (No 1) [1981] HCA 59; (1981) 150 CLR 225 (28 October 1981).

http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/cases/cth/HCA/1981/59.html

Government departments and their agencies are under a duty to take reasonable care when passing on information to members of the public.

The measure of damages for negligent mis-statement is “the amount necessary to restore the plaintiff to the position he was in before the statement, subject to the loss being foreseeable.”

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