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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 Tasnuva Bindi

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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ASIC dodges $10M defamation suit as judge points finger at traders
Defamation November 26, 2019 5:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has successfully defended a $10 million defamation case brought by a Canadian trader, with a judge finding any loss experienced was due to his […]

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‘Pride and obstinacy’: Judge says Leyonhjelm got ‘locked’ into false claim, awards Hanson-Young $120,000
Defamation November 25, 2019 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has been awarded $120,000 in damages after suing former senator David Leyonhjelm, with a judge finding there was no justification for […]

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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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Wagner family wins $3.7M defamation payout over 60 Minutes report
Defamation November 22, 2019 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A prominent Queensland family has won almost $3.7 million in damages after a court found the Nine Network was “recklessly indifferent” to the truth of […]

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Former CEO says Papyrus defamed him by leaving him out of annual report
Defamation November 19, 2019 4:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sustainable tech firm Papyrus Australia has lost its bid to throw out a $750,000 defamation case brought against it by an ex-managing director, which alleges […]

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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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Judge was open to doubt Rush accuser’s credibility, appeals court hears
Appeals November 5, 2019 10:21 pm By Hannah Gee

The judge who sided with Geoffrey Rush in his defamation case against the Daily Telegraph was not wrong to find the newspaper’s primary witness, actress […]

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Nationwide drops judicial bias claim in Geoffrey Rush defamation appeal
Defamation November 4, 2019 11:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nationwide News is backpedaling from claims that a $2.9 million defamation judgment won by actor Geoffrey Rush should be overturned because of apprehended bias on […]

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