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Lawyer sues over articles on dropped David Jones fraud charges
Defamation 2022-08-03 11:07 pm By Sam Matthews

A Sydney lawyer has sued the owners of three websites which allegedly published defamatory articles accusing her of trying to defraud $16,000 from David Jones, […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith witnesses had ‘powerful motive to lie’, Fairfax says
Defamation 2022-07-19 8:25 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Soldiers who took the stand for Ben Roberts-Smith in his defamation case against Fairfax colluded on the evidence they gave of key events, counsel for […]

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Fairfax to argue no ‘serious harm’ to synagogue head over ‘gossipy, mocking’ Age report
Defamation 2022-07-08 4:24 pm By Sam Matthews

Fairfax has foreshadowed a fight over whether former synagogue president and Victorian Liberal party treasurer David Mond suffered ‘serious harm’ as a result of articles […]

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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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The show must not go on: Craig McLachlan drops defamation case
Defamation 2022-05-20 6:13 pm By Sam Matthews

Actor Craig McLachlan has dropped his defamation suit against the ABC, Fairfax and actress Christie Whelan Browne mid-trial just as the defence was due to […]

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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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Eleven women to testify they were harassed by actor Craig McLachlan
Trials 2022-05-10 9:30 pm By Sam Matthews

Eleven women will give evidence of sexually inappropriate behaviour by actor Craig McLachlan in his defamation case against Rocky Horror Show co-star Christie Whelan Browne […]

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Showbiz ‘different to other workplaces’, Craig McLachlan’s lawyer tells court
Defamation 2022-05-09 9:41 pm By Sam Matthews

A parade of actors are expected to take the stand and testify against Craig McLachlan at a trial that kicked off Monday in his defamation […]

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Fairfax sued by synagogue head over ‘gossipy, mocking, sensational’ Age report
Defamation 2022-05-04 5:39 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former synagogue president and Victorian Liberal party treasurer David Mond is suing Nine-owned Fairfax, The Age and two journalists for defamation over three articles accusing […]

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Nine pays $39,000 to settle defamation case by writer Clementine Ford
Defamation 2022-04-05 1:46 pm By Sam Matthews

Nine-owned Fairfax Media and journalist Tory Maguire have settled a defamation lawsuit brought by feminist writer Clementine Ford over a statement Maguire made referring to […]

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