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Ben Roberts-Smith hearing plans still in flux, 12 days out from trial
Defamation 2022-01-21 2:40 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Trial plans in accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case against Nine have hit another roadblock because of COVID-19 restrictions, less than two weeks before […]

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Fairfax, reporter hit with $400,000 judgment over ‘derogatory and disparaging’ AFR articles
Defamation 2022-01-07 10:09 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Fairfax journalist and his employer have been ordered to pay $400,000 for making “baseless” accusations of fraud and unethical market manipulation against the co-founder […]

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Liberal powerbroker levels ‘very serious allegations’ at Nine’s legal team
Defamation 2021-11-16 6:04 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Former Liberal power broker Marcus Bastiaan has told a court he will seek an injunction to prevent investigative journalist Nick McKenzie from “door-knocking and harassing” […]

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Nine defends Liberal party branch-stacking claims, says Michael Sukkar knew of scheme
Defamation 2021-11-08 4:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Media giant Nine has defended reporting that allegedly implied former Victorian Liberal party vice president Marcus Bastiaan engaged in illegal branch stacking, arguing the coverage […]

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Fairfax to compensate PNG minister, ‘ludicrous’ objection to orders shot down
Defamation 2021-09-21 3:40 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Nine subsidiary Fairfax Media has agreed to pay compensation to a Papua New Guinea politician who sued the publisher for defamation for allegedly engaging in […]

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Christian Porter wins bid to block media from using secret parts of ABC defence
Defamation 2021-08-31 10:41 am By Cindy Cameronne

Liberal MP Christian Porter has won his bid to block Nine and News Corp from using secret portions of ABC’s defence to his defamation allegations […]

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Developer’s ‘utterly unreasonable’ claims tossed in case over Fairfax brothel article
Defamation 2021-08-19 8:25 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A Gold Coast developer must re-plead allegations in a defamation lawsuit against Fairfax over an article alleging he met a former Ipswich mayor at a […]

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Christian Porter wants to block media from using secret parts of ABC defence
Article 2021-08-13 9:47 pm By Christine Caulfield

Liberal MP Christian Porter has asked a court to ensure Nine and News Corp. do not use secret portions of ABC’s defence to his defamation […]

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Prospect of longer COVID-19 lockdown stalls Ben Roberts-Smith trial
Defamation 2021-08-02 12:10 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Trial in war veteran Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case over articles accusing him of war crimes has been adjourned until November in light of the current […]

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Nine witness accused of lying for compensation in Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial
Defamation 2021-07-28 2:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A witness for two Nine-owned newspapers sued by Ben Roberts-Smith has been accused of fabricating a story that the war veteran kicked his step-uncle off […]

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