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‘This is ridiculous’: Judge pans Google’s bid for confidentiality in John Barilaro’s case
Defamation 2021-11-26 2:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A bid by Google for a confidentiality undertaking by former NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro over evidence produced in the politician’s defamation case has earned […]

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WA Premier engaged in ‘disgraceful and dishonourable’ conduct, Clive Palmer tells defamation judge
Defamation 2021-11-11 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The court has given the green light to an amended defamation defence by Clive Palmer which accuses Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan of “disgraceful and […]

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YouTuber Jordan Shanks apologises to John Barilaro in zero dollar defamation settlement
Defamation 2021-11-05 10:51 am By Miklos Bolza

YouTube comedian Jordan Shanks has apologised to former NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro for hurt caused by videos posted in 2020 and 2021 but won’t […]

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Trial in Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case delayed to 2022
Defamation 2021-10-15 9:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has adjourned trial in the defamation case by accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith to early 2022, saying relocation was not practical after COVID-19 […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith fights ‘ridiculous’ bid to make medical records public as trial faces delay
Arthur Moses 2021-10-01 4:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith is fighting to shield medical records Fairfax says should be made public to “safeguard open justice”, as trial in his […]

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NRL player Jack de Belin settles defamation suit with Daily Telegraph
Defamation 2021-09-15 12:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

NRL player Jack de Belin has settled his defamation lawsuit against the publisher of The Daily Telegraph over an article, cartoon and tweet that allegedly […]

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High Court finds media responsible for third-party Facebook comments
Defamation 2021-09-08 3:13 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The High Court has found that media outlets are responsible for the publication of defamatory third-party comments on news stories posted to their Facebook pages, […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith wants to bring claim against ex-wife’s friend
Defamation 2021-09-08 4:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has filed an application to bring a claim against the close friend of his ex-wife in a case accusing his […]

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Jury trial bid rejected in Barilaro’s case against YouTube star Jordan Shanks
Defamation 2021-08-31 9:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed an application by YouTube comedian Jordan Shanks for a jury trial in a defamation case brought by NSW Deputy Premier John […]

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YouTuber Jordan Shanks tries to revive truth defence in Barilaro defamation case
Appeals 2021-08-30 11:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

YouTube star Jordan Shanks has appealed a judgment that gutted his truth defence to defamation claims by NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro, finding parliamentary privilege […]

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