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‘This is ridiculous’: Judge pans Google’s bid for confidentiality in John Barilaro’s case
Defamation 2021-11-26 2:24 pm By Christine Caulfield

A bid by Google for a confidentiality undertaking by former NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro over evidence produced in the politician’s defamation case has earned […]

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Peter Dutton wins $35,000 in defamation damages over ‘rape apologist’ tweet
Defamation 2021-11-24 1:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Defence minister Peter Dutton has won $35,000 in damages in a defamation case over a tweet accusing him of being a rape apologist, with a […]

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Christian Porter loses court bid for notes of meeting between silk, accuser’s friend
Defamation 2021-11-17 11:17 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has denied former Attorney-General Christian Porter access to material about a crucial meeting involving Jo Dyer, the friend of a woman who accused […]

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Man sues Seven for wrongly naming him Cleo Smith abduction suspect
Defamation 2021-11-16 9:01 pm By Christine Caulfield

A Nyamal man mistakenly identified by the Seven Network as the suspect in the abduction of four-year-old Cleo Smith in Western Australia is suing the […]

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Liberal powerbroker levels ‘very serious allegations’ at Nine’s legal team
Defamation 2021-11-16 6:04 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Former Liberal power broker Marcus Bastiaan has told a court he will seek an injunction to prevent investigative journalist Nick McKenzie from “door-knocking and harassing” […]

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WA Premier engaged in ‘disgraceful and dishonourable’ conduct, Clive Palmer tells defamation judge
Defamation 2021-11-11 3:16 pm By Miklos Bolza

The court has given the green light to an amended defamation defence by Clive Palmer which accuses Western Australia Premier Mark McGowan of “disgraceful and […]

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Nine defends Liberal party branch-stacking claims, says Michael Sukkar knew of scheme
Defamation 2021-11-08 4:39 pm By Christine Caulfield

Media giant Nine has defended reporting that allegedly implied former Victorian Liberal party vice president Marcus Bastiaan engaged in illegal branch stacking, arguing the coverage […]

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YouTuber Jordan Shanks apologises to John Barilaro in zero dollar defamation settlement
Defamation 2021-11-05 10:51 am By Miklos Bolza

YouTube comedian Jordan Shanks has apologised to former NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro for hurt caused by videos posted in 2020 and 2021 but won’t […]

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Tax commissioner defamed accountant Vanda Gould but has valid defence
Defamation 2021-10-25 3:51 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Embattled Sydney accountant Vanda Gould has lost his defamation case against the Commissioner of Taxation, with a court finding Chris Jordan’s defamatory comments constituted a […]

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Christian Porter, Sue Chrysanthou fight $550,000 legal bill
Defamation 2021-10-22 9:16 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Christian Porter and silk Sue Chrysanthou are fighting a $550,000 legal bill of Jo Dyer, a friend of the woman who accused Porter of rape, […]

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