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Ben Roberts-Smith owed record damages after reputation ‘smashed and destroyed’ by Fairfax, court hears
Defamation 2021-06-08 12:57 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Decorated war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith is owed record aggravated damages from Fairfax for publishing allegations of war crimes that it knew was false and decimating […]

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‘Corrosive jealousy’ drove allegations against Ben Roberts-Smith, court hears
Defamation 2021-06-07 2:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former soldiers driven by ‘corrosive jealousy’ of Ben Roberts-Smith plotted to take down the Victoria Cross recipient and were aided by “credulous journalists”, a court […]

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Peter V’landys appeals loss in defamation case over ABC racehorse cruelty report
Appeals 2021-06-07 10:07 am By Christine Caulfield

Racing NSW CEO Peter V’landys AM is challenging a judge’s decision to toss his defamation case against the ABC over a 7:30 segment that revealed […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accuses ex-wife of accessing email correspondence with lawyers
Defamation 2021-06-04 11:42 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ex-wife of accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith may have accessed his email account containing privileged communications with lawyers, a barrister for the former soldier […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith sues ex-wife ahead of defamation trial over war crimes allegations
Defamation 2021-06-03 10:30 pm By Christine Caulfield

Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has brought legal action against his ex-wife, who is set to give evidence for Nine at the upcoming trial in […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith wins bid to split his case in upcoming defamation trial
Defamation 2021-05-26 3:01 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Ben Roberts-Smith has won approval to split his case at the upcoming trial in his defamation case against three publishers over articles accusing him of […]

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Roberts-Smith wiped laptop with USB content after he was told to retain files, court told
Defamation 2021-05-25 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith “wiped” a laptop last month containing possible national secrets found on USB sticks retrieved from his former home, the judge overseeing […]

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Peter V’landys loses defamation case against ABC over racehorse cruelty report
Defamation 2021-05-14 5:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Racing NSW CEO Peter V’landys AM has lost his defamation case against the ABC, with a judge rejecting allegations a 7.30 segment, which revealed racehorses […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accused of threatening ex-wife ahead of defamation trial
Defamation 2021-04-29 7:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith threatened legal action against his ex-wife, who is set to give evidence against him in an upcoming defamation trial, if she disclosed information […]

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Fairfax can’t add new claims of ‘very serious criminal misconduct’ in Ben Roberts-Smith’s case
Defamation 2021-04-23 5:33 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case against Fairfax has refused a bid by the publisher to bolster its defence with further allegations of criminal […]

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