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Google must pay indemnity costs for ‘untenable defences’ in Barilaro defamation case
Defamation 2022-06-27 4:25 pm By Sam Matthews

A judge has ordered that Google pay indemnity costs to former deputy premier of NSW John Barilaro, in addition to $7150,000 in damages over a […]

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ABC settles defamation suit over ‘Putin’s Patriots’
Defamation 2022-06-24 4:46 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ABC has settled a lawsuit by the head of Russian motorcycle club Night Wolves over an allegedly defamatory Four Corners report. Alexander Duganov, Australian vice […]

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Peter Dutton takes ‘rape apologist’ defamation case to High Court
Defamation 2022-06-20 10:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Opposition leader Peter Dutton has asked the High Court to overturn an appeals court judgment that found a tweet labelling him a “rape apologist” was […]

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Sims settles shareholder class action for $29.5M
Class Actions 2022-06-10 9:43 am By Christine Caulfield

Recycling company Sims Limited will pay $29.5 million to settle a shareholder class action alleging earnings guidance for FY16 failed to account for the likely […]

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Waste tyre boss owes $2M for using Maersk to take out his trash, shipper alleges
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-06-08 9:55 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has struck out a defence invoking the right against self-incrimination in a $2 million case brought by freight company Maersk alleging a Melbourne […]

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Google must pay $715,000 to Barilaro over YouTube videos, may face contempt charge
Defamation 2022-06-06 11:27 am By Sam Matthews

A judge has ordered that Google pay $715,000 to former deputy premier of NSW John Barilaro over a “relentless, racist, vilificatory, abusive and defamatory campaign” […]

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Court overturns Peter Dutton’s win in defamation case over ‘rape apologist’ tweet
Defamation 2022-05-17 11:17 am By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has set aside a judgment awarding federal minister Peter Dutton $35,000 in his defamation case over a tweet by a refugee activist […]

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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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Peter Dutton says ‘mental gymnastics’ needed for activist’s reading of ‘rape apologist’ tweet
Defamation 2022-05-03 3:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Counsel for Peter Dutton has told a court a reader needed to do “mental gymnastics” to understand activist Shane Bazzi’s “rape apologist” tweet as saying […]

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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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