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Fairfax to compensate PNG minister, ‘ludicrous’ objection to orders shot down
Defamation 2021-09-21 3:40 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Nine subsidiary Fairfax Media has agreed to pay compensation to a Papua New Guinea politician who sued the publisher for defamation for allegedly engaging in […]

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Judge dodges defamation suit by kosher inspector accused of not having ‘shem tov’
Defamation 2021-09-20 6:09 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Western Australia Supreme Court judge has dodged a lawsuit by a kosher compliance inspector who alleged he was defamed by an email that claimed […]

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Sam Newman, Donald Scott settle defamation suit over iconic AFL pic
Defamation 2021-09-20 4:25 pm By Miklos Bolza

A defamation case brought by former footy show host Sam Newman and AFL veteran Donald Scott against sports photographer Wayne Ludbey over comments made about […]

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Christian Porter resigns from frontbench after accepting secret donations
Defamation 2021-09-20 12:41 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Former Attorney-General Christian Porter has stepped down from the federal cabinet after refusing to reveal information about an anonymous donor that covered a portion of […]

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NRL player Jack de Belin settles defamation suit with Daily Telegraph
Defamation 2021-09-15 12:18 pm By Cindy Cameronne

NRL player Jack de Belin has settled his defamation lawsuit against the publisher of The Daily Telegraph over an article, cartoon and tweet that allegedly […]

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Brother of NBA star wins $550,000 in defamation damages against sister
Defamation 2021-09-14 4:32 pm By Christine Caulfield

The sister of NBA star Ben Simmons has been ordered to pay $550,000 in damages to half-brother Sean Tribe for a series of Tweets alleging […]

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Christian Porter says mystery benefactor contributed funds to defamation case
Defamation 2021-09-14 10:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

The federal Labor party has called on Christian Porter to reveal what he knows about an anonymous donor that covered a portion of his costs […]

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High Court finds media responsible for third-party Facebook comments
Defamation 2021-09-08 3:13 pm By Bianca Hrovat

The High Court has found that media outlets are responsible for the publication of defamatory third-party comments on news stories posted to their Facebook pages, […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith wants to bring claim against ex-wife’s friend
Defamation 2021-09-08 4:11 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Accused war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has filed an application to bring a claim against the close friend of his ex-wife in a case accusing his […]

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Asian accents ‘light-hearted humour’, not racism, Erin Molan tells defamation trial
Defamation 2021-08-31 9:48 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Chanel 9 sports reporter Erin Molan told a judge the ever-changing goal posts of political correctness made it hard to know whether racially-charged jokes were […]

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