Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda

Australian Class Actions 

Proposed settlement

Maurice Blackburn and Bannister Law have reached an agreement to settle the Australian class actions against Volkswagen, Audi and Skoda over the diesel emissions issue. If approved by the Federal Court of Australia, the Volkswagen Group has, without admission of liability, agreed to pay between AU$87 million and AU$127.1 million to eligible Australian motorists plus legal costs and other payments.

The registration process to claim a settlement payment has now opened. Please go to in order to register your claim for a settlement payment. You must register your claim at even if you have previously registered your details with Maurice Blackburn through the Maurice Blackburn Portal, which has now closed.

The deadline to register your claim is 10 March 2020. If you fail to register by that date, you will not be entitled to receive any settlement payment.


If you have any questions, we suggest visiting for more information about the proposed settlement and registration process.

Contact us

Otherwise, you can continue to contact us by email at or by telephone on 1800 517 397.

Please note that Maurice Blackburn will be closed from 23 December 2019 and reopening on 2 January 2020. We appreciate your patience during this time and note that you will have until 10 March 2020 to register your claim for a settlement payment.