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Fairfax slammed for ‘very unhelpful’ defence in Elaine Stead defamation case
Defamation February 13, 2020 12:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Nine-owned Fairfax Media has been sent back to the drawing board to redo what a judge called a “very unhelpful” defence to a defamation lawsuit […]

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High Court shoots down ABC, Nine appeal in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Defamation December 13, 2019 9:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will not hear an appeal by the ABC and Nine seeking to revive their truth defence in a defamation lawsuit brought by […]

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Ex-Retail Food Group head settles defamation case
Defamation December 9, 2019 1:25 pm By

The former chief executive of Retail Food Group has resolved his defamation case against Fairfax Media, after claiming that a series of articles in the […]

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Ten’s report on fatal genital injection caused senior Google employee to lose job, court hears
Defamation November 25, 2019 5:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

The head of a group of gay ‘pups’ suing for defamation over a Network Ten report investigating the death of his partner from silicone genital […]

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ABC, Fairfax can’t alter defence in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Defamation November 18, 2019 3:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ABC and Fairfax have lost their bid to file an amended defence in defamation proceedings brought by Chinese businessman Chau Chak Wing, several months […]

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Pan Macmillan settles crime book defamation case for $100,000 after defence struck out
Defamation September 13, 2019 2:17 pm By Miklos Bolza

Publisher Pan Macmillan and nightclub magnate John Ibrahim have reached a $100,000 settlement in a defamation case brought by Sydney identity Thomas Domican over what […]

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Pan Macmillan’s ‘tenuous’ defence struck out in defamation suit over Kings Cross crime book
Article August 29, 2019 12:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

The Federal Court has partially struck out publisher Pan Macmillan Australia’s defence in a defamation case brought by Sydney identity Thomas Domican over a “fleeting […]

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Fairfax appeals $280K Chau Chak Wing defamation judgment, says journo didn’t lie
Defamation August 15, 2019 10:27 pm By Miklos Bolza

Fairfax Media has challenged a judge’s “gravely serious” suggestion that one of its journalists lied about a confidential source, during the first day of a […]

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Investors set to get 40% of settlement in class action against Westpac’s BankSA
Class Actions July 19, 2019 3:12 pm By Christine Caulfield

Group members in a recently settled class action against Westpac unit BankSA over its conduct in connection with convicted Ponzi schemer Michael Samra are expected […]

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Media giants liable for Facebook comments, judge rules in detainee’s defamation suit
Defamation June 24, 2019 10:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Media companies facing defamation suits by a former youth centre detainee are liable for third-party comments posted on their Facebook pages, a judge has ruled […]

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