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Ben Roberts-Smith to call last-minute witness over alleged Easter Sunday killing
Trials 2022-05-27 10:32 pm By Sam Matthews

Alleged war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has won a bid to call a troop commander known as Person 81 in his defamation trial against Fairfax Media, […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith can’t cross examine wife over confidential emails
Trials 2022-05-16 2:51 pm By Sam Matthews

Ben Roberts-Smith, who is suing Fairfax for defamation, has lost an appeal of a judge’s decision refusing cross-examination of his ex-wife over allegations she accessed […]

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High Court declines Queensland floods class action appeal
Appeals 2022-04-12 12:36 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court has declined special leave to a class action to challenge a ruling that found dam operator Seqwater was not liable for the […]

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Opal Tower engineer takes insurers to court over class action coverage
Insurance 2022-03-30 1:50 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The structural engineer behind Sydney’s Opal Tower has taken builder Icon’s insurers to court, arguing they should cover its costs in a class action brought […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith reignites court battle with ex-wife over confidential emails
Appeals 2022-02-16 10:33 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Embattled war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith continues to pursue legal action against his ex-wife, having applied for leave to appeal a Federal Court decision disallowing cross-examination […]

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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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Ben Roberts-Smith described killing of Afghan teen as ‘most beautiful thing’, court told
Defamation 2022-02-11 1:16 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Australia’s most decorated Afghanistan war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith told a former SAS soldier that when he “blew the brains out” of a young Afghan man […]

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SAS sergeant admits he was reporter’s source in Ben Roberts-Smith trial
Defamation 2022-02-10 9:55 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A SAS sergeant testifying for Fairfax Media in the Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation trial has admitted he told an investigative reporter the decorated veteran machine-gunned a […]

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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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