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ASIC did not threaten security firm with alleged links to bikie gang, court finds
ASIC 2022-04-04 4:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC did not issue threats to a Sydney security company that was being investigated for links to outlaw bike gangs and defrauding the Commonwealth, according […]

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Government rejects duty of care owed in latest climate change class action
Climate change 2022-02-28 4:35 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Morrison government has rejected class action claims that it owes a duty of care to Torres Strait Islanders to protect them against the negative […]

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‘Sneaky and dishonest’: Ben Roberts-Smith accuses ex-wife of seeking revenge on witness stand
Trials 2022-02-15 3:27 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Decorated Afghanistan war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has accused his ex-wife of lying to journalists, lawyers and the court in order to “seek revenge” for his […]

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‘If you don’t lie, you will lose them’: Ben Roberts-Smith silenced ex-wife with custody threats, trial told
Trials 2022-02-14 2:45 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Victoria Cross recipient Ben Roberts-Smith told his wife she would lose access to their children if she did not lie to his lawyers and the […]

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SAS soldiers panned ‘bulls–t’ commendation awarded to Ben Roberts-Smith, court told
Defamation 2022-02-08 3:14 pm By Bianca Hrovat

It was common knowledge that SAS soldiers sought the retraction of a “bulls–t” commendation awarded to war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith for acts of bravery in […]

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Fairfax slams Ben Roberts-Smith barrister’s cross-examination technique
Defamation 2022-02-07 9:27 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Fairfax has accused senior counsel representing Ben Roberts-Smith of using cross-examination to try to identify the source of allegedly defamatory articles that accused the former […]

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‘Shoot him or I will’: Mounting allegations of civilian murder at Ben Roberts-Smith trial
Defamation 2022-02-04 2:39 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Eight rounds of ammunition were unloaded into the chest, neck and face of an Afghan man after decorated war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith told a subordinate […]

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SAS soldier said he feared ‘dobbing in’ Ben Roberts-Smith for alleged killings of Afghan villagers
Defamation 2022-02-03 9:09 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A serving SAS soldier has reiterated his testimony that Ben Roberts-Smith was involved in the killing of two Afghan detainees, telling a judge he was […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith ordered shooting of Afghan man, court told as trial resumes
Trials 2022-02-02 2:47 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Australia’s most decorated Afghanistan war veteran, Ben Roberts-Smith, ordered the shooting of an Afghani man during an Easter Sunday patrol, a court has heard. After […]

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Govt wants clarity on climate change class action by Torres Strait Islanders
Climate change 2021-11-23 3:37 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing a climate change class action against the government will be invited to visit the Torres Strait to see the alleged erosion of […]

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