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Jarryd Hayne supporter accused of spitting at alleged rape victim wins payout from Seven
Defamation 2024-02-20 10:48 am By Sam Matthews

A judge has ordered Seven Network to pay $35,000 to a man who said he was defamed by the broadcaster, finding that he “spat towards” […]

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Surgeon wins security from nose job patient appealing defamation loss
Defamation 2024-02-19 10:43 pm By Sam Matthews

A nose job patient who allegedly defamed his surgeon has been slugged with $50,000 in security for his appeal, on top of a $50,000 damages […]

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Ex-PM’s press secretary lashed out at Ten news boss seconds after Higgins interview, email says
Defamation 2024-01-12 11:35 pm By Sam Matthews

A Network Ten executive received an angry phone call from former prime minister Scott Morrison’s chief media advisor after claims about the Liberal Party’s handling […]

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Bruce Lehrmann’s legal team admits he gave ‘unsatisfactory’ evidence
Defamation 2024-01-08 11:17 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Lawyers for accused rapist Bruce Lehrmann have conceded his evidence on several issues was “lacking credibility”, but say the court should not find him a […]

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Higgins told ‘bald faced lies’ to save her job, court told as Lehrmann trial wraps
Defamation 2023-12-22 10:05 pm By Cindy Cameronne

On the final day of trial in Bruce Lehmann’s defamation case against Network Ten and journalist Lisa Wilkinson, barrister for the former Liberal staffer told […]

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Judge doubts Lehrmann’s ‘implausible’ evidence he was working at time of alleged rape
Defamation 2023-12-22 4:45 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge hearing the final day of Bruce Lehrmann’s defamation trial against Network Ten and presenter Lisa Wilkinson has expressed his doubt at the plausibility […]

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‘Fundamentally dishonest’: Ten says Lehrmann’s evidence should be treated with ‘extreme suspicion’
Defamation 2023-12-21 2:57 pm By Sam Matthews

Network Ten has argued that accused rapist Bruce Lerhmann’s evidence should be treated with “extreme suspicion” and rejected where it is not corroborated, as the […]

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Bruce Lehrmann’s denials ‘disgraceful’, defamation trial told
Defamation 2023-12-21 10:22 pm By Sam Matthews

Accused rapist Bruce Lehrmann’s denial that he had any sexual contact with his former colleague Brittany Higgins was “quite disgraceful conduct”, the judge presiding over […]

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Lehrmann ‘plied’ Higgins with alcohol on night of alleged rape, says lip reader
Trials 2023-12-19 5:52 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A lip reading expert has given evidence of his interpretation of CCTV footage at a bar on the night Bruce Lehrmann allegedly raped Brittany Higgins, […]

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Reynolds’ chief of staff refused orders to make report of Higgins incident, court told
Trials 2023-12-19 4:08 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Senator Linda Reynolds’ former chief of staff Fiona Brown has told a court she refused directions from two ministers to make a report to federal […]

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