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Peter V’landys stuck with defamation loss after High Court declines special leave
Defamation 2023-09-15 3:59 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Racing NSW CEO Peter V’landys AM has failed in his bid to have the High Court take up his challenge to an appeals court ruling […]

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Court tosses Network Ten producer’s $400,000 underpayments claim
Employment 2023-09-15 4:25 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has dismissed a suit by a former executive producer at Network Ten who claimed she was owed nearly $400,000 in severance pay under […]

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Nine, News Corp defeat defamation suits over Central Coast crime coverage
Defamation 2023-09-13 4:12 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has thrown out defamation lawsuits by the partner of a man accused of being a Central Coast gang member in coverage by Nine […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith funder Seven says ruling on emails has ‘far reaching implications’
Defamation 2023-09-08 2:56 pm By Sam Matthews

Former soldier Ben Roberts-Smith and Seven Network, which funded his defamation case, have asked for the Full Federal Court to weigh in on appeals against […]

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Roberts-Smith’s case an abuse of process, Fairfax tells court in costs bid
Defamation 2023-09-04 2:11 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith should pay all costs reasonably incurred by Fairfax in successfully defending itself in his defamation case, which took more than […]

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Heston Russell defamation judge ‘disturbed’ by ABC press release
Defamation 2023-08-30 11:13 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge overseeing the defamation trial of former commando Heston Russell said he was “disturbed” by an ABC press release following the broadcaster’s decision to […]

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Truth shouldn’t ‘straitjacket’ public interest defence, says judge in Heston Russell case
Defamation 2023-08-29 10:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge hearing closing submissions in Heston Russell’s defamation case against the ABC has expressed “significant reservations” about evidence by the former commando and said […]

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Higgins, Lehrmann expected to take stand at defamation trial
Defamation 2023-08-28 11:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The judge hearing a trial in defamation cases by former Liberal staffer Bruce Lehrmann against TV broadcasters ABC and Ten has said he expects both […]

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Judge recuses himself from OSI’s bid for evidence in Roberts-Smith case
Defamation 2023-08-25 11:30 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge who found that Ben Roberts-Smith committed war crimes has recused himself from deciding whether the Office of the Special Investigator can access evidence […]

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Citing ‘human cost of litigation’, judge urges settlement in Linda Reynolds defamation case
Defamation 2023-08-25 10:40 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The judge hearing a lawsuit by senator Linda Reynolds against the partner of former Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins over allegedly defamatory social media posts has […]

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