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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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Christian Porter wins bid to block media from using secret parts of ABC defence
Defamation 2021-08-31 10:41 am By Cindy Cameronne

Liberal MP Christian Porter has won his bid to block Nine and News Corp from using secret portions of ABC’s defence to his defamation allegations […]

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Jury trial bid rejected in Barilaro’s case against YouTube star Jordan Shanks
Defamation 2021-08-31 9:51 pm By Christine Caulfield

A judge has dismissed an application by YouTube comedian Jordan Shanks for a jury trial in a defamation case brought by NSW Deputy Premier John […]

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Daily Mail editor wrote ‘let’s rip into this sheila’ before publishing Erin Molan article, court hears
Trials 2021-08-30 10:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A Daily Mail editor sent an email to a journalist that said ‘Let’s rip into this sheila’ before publishing an article about sports presenter Erin […]

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Liberal MP Andrew Laming sues Nine over ‘accusatory and spiteful’ coverage of upskirt photo
Defamation 2021-08-30 5:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

Queensland Liberal MP Andrew Laming has sued Nine Network for defamation over a Nine News segment which alleged that he took a photograph of a […]

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YouTuber Jordan Shanks tries to revive truth defence in Barilaro defamation case
Appeals 2021-08-30 11:14 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

YouTube star Jordan Shanks has appealed a judgment that gutted his truth defence to defamation claims by NSW Deputy Premier John Barilaro, finding parliamentary privilege […]

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