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Ben Roberts-Smith flags ‘serious concerns’ about potential unlawful conduct by Fairfax
Defamation 2021-04-22 5:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ben Roberts-Smith has raised “serious concerns” in his defamation case against Fairfax that the media company may have unlawfully published classified material he allegedly buried […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith accused in court of ‘deliberate concealment’ of docs, as AFP confirms probe
Defamation 2021-04-14 9:58 pm By Christine Caulfield

News publishers facing a defamation suit by Ben Roberts-Smith have called on the war veteran to explain alleged “deliberate concealment” of documents relevant to the […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith trial to feature testimony from Afghan witnesses about alleged murder
Defamation 2021-04-06 12:31 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has allowed four Afghan witnesses who allegedly saw Ben Roberts-Smith kick a handcuffed Afghan citizen off a cliff to give evidence remotely when […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith’s ex-wife will testify that he lied about matters central to defamation case
Defamation 2021-03-17 2:54 pm By Miklos Bolza

The former wife of war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith will testify at an upcoming hearing that he lied about matters that are “centrally relevant” to his […]

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Judge rejects public interest immunity argument over war crimes docs in Ben Roberts-Smith case
Defamation 2020-11-12 2:41 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The chief of the Australian Defence Force has lost a bid to keep information obtained by a war crimes inquiry from three news publishers defending […]

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Army chief gets another chance to block war crimes docs in Ben Roberts-Smith case
Defamation 2020-09-08 4:39 pm By Miklos Bolza

The chief of the Australian Defence Force has been given the opportunity to put on further evidence after a judge said he would otherwise order […]

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Media companies can file evidence of another alleged murder in Roberts-Smith defamation case
Defamation 2020-08-03 2:27 pm By Alison Eveleigh

Media companies that are fighting defamation proceedings over articles that accused decorated war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith of war crimes have won court permission to amend […]

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Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith likely to give evidence in open court
Defamation 2020-06-24 9:20 pm By Alison Eveleigh

After claiming he could be vindicated only by giving evidence in open court, war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith looks likely to get his wish, as the […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith involved in two more killings of Afghan detainees, court hears
Defamation 2020-06-02 7:59 pm By Alison Eveleigh

The media companies fighting a defamation lawsuit brought by decorated war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has accused the former soldier of involvement in two more alleged […]

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Last minute bid to protect national security delays Ben Robert-Smith defamation case
Defamation 2020-05-27 8:03 pm By Alison Eveleigh

A last-minute bid by the Federal Attorney-General to protect national security information has delayed an interlocutory hearing in war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation lawsuit, potentially […]

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