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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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Ex-DomaCom boss says Nine’s reporting of AustAgri deal cost him his job
Media 2022-05-06 10:56 pm By Christine Caulfield

Founder and former CEO of listed investment firm DomaCom is suing Nine over an episode of A Current Affair that allegedly suggested he was involved […]

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ABC’s ‘fool’ claims shot down in defamation suit over ‘Putin’s Patriots’
Defamation 2022-05-06 5:15 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has struck out part of the ABC’s defence in a lawsuit by the head of Russian motorcycle club Night Wolves over an allegedly […]

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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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Lawyers will try to serve missing Big Un founder on LinkedIn
ASIC 2022-05-03 5:16 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has given the liquidators of Big Un the go-ahead to serve the director of the collapsed video company through his LinkedIn account after […]

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Deep sleep therapy case re-awakened as Full Court grants appeal
Defamation 2022-04-29 10:19 am By Cindy Cameronne

Two psychiatrists who administered the controversial deep sleep therapy at the Chelmsford Private Hospital in the 1970s have won a Full Court appeal in their […]

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Nine doubles down on claim that barrister exploited celebrity cavoodle for financial gain
Defamation 2022-04-28 5:14 pm By Sam Matthews

Nine claims that any harm a Sydney barrister suffered from its allegedly defamatory coverage of her battle for custody of Oscar the cavoodle was mitigated […]

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