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Ben Roberts-Smith loses bid for journalists’ sources in defamation case
Defamation 2020-01-07 11:09 am By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has been denied access to evidence revealing the identity of confidential sources that leaked information concerning alleged war crimes in Afghanistan […]

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ABC, Fairfax can’t alter defence in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Defamation 2019-11-18 3:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ABC and Fairfax have lost their bid to file an amended defence in defamation proceedings brought by Chinese businessman Chau Chak Wing, several months […]

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Fairfax appeals $280K Chau Chak Wing defamation judgment, says journo didn’t lie
Defamation 2019-08-15 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fairfax Media has challenged a judge’s “gravely serious” suggestion that one of its journalists lied about a confidential source, during the first day of a […]

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Surfstitch, shareholders to make ‘last, final attempt’ at class action settlement
Class Actions 2019-08-09 8:07 pm By Amelia Birnie

The parties in two shareholder class actions brought against online fashion retailer Surfstitch will make one “last, final attempt” to resolve the proceedings in mediation […]

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ABC, Fairfax can’t revive truth defence in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Article 2019-08-02 10:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

The ABC and Fairfax have lost their appeal seeking to revive a truth defense in a defamation case brought by Chinese businessman Dr Chau Chak […]

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Ex-MP Emma Husar reaches settlement in defamation case against Buzzfeed
Defamation 2019-07-29 11:08 am By Amelia Birnie

Former Labor MP Emma Husar has settled her defamation case against online media outlet Buzzfeed, following eight months of litigation over an article the ex-politician […]

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Ex-MP Emma Husar ‘very close’ to settling defamation case against Buzzfeed
Defamation 2019-07-19 3:22 pm By Amelia Birnie

Lawyers for media outlet Buzzfeed say they are “very close” to settling a defamation case brought by former Labor MP Emma Husar, over an article […]

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Chris Gayle defeats defamation appeal by publishers despite lawyer going ‘too far’ at trial
Appeals 2019-07-16 4:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The publishers of the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times have lost an appeal of a $300,000 defamation award to cricketer Chris […]

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Nine defamed British tourist with ‘coward punch’ broadcast, court finds
Defamation 2019-04-26 9:32 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nine Network has been ordered to pay a British tourist $100,000 in a defamation suit over a news broadcast that aired following his acquittal on […]

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Fairfax wants to use DOJ docs to bolster defence in Chau Chau Wing defamation case
Defamation 2019-03-21 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Fairfax Media will seek to use documents provided by the US Department of Justice to amend its defence in a defamation case brought by wealthy […]

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