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Nine wins challenge to production of draft 60 Minutes episode
Defamation 2022-06-08 3:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Nine has won its legal challenge to orders that would have forced it to hand over a draft version of a 60 Minutes episode and […]

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Twitter ordered to hand over details of popular ‘PRGuy’ account
Social Media 2022-06-07 11:02 pm By Christine Caulfield

The Federal Court has ordered social media giant Twitter to produce information related to a user on the platform who goes by the name PRGuy. […]

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Google must pay $715,000 to Barilaro over YouTube videos, may face contempt charge
Defamation 2022-06-06 11:27 am By Sam Matthews

A judge has ordered that Google pay $715,000 to former deputy premier of NSW John Barilaro over a “relentless, racist, vilificatory, abusive and defamatory campaign” […]

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Solicitor’s defamation case against Victoria’s State Revenue Office revived
Employment 2022-06-06 6:52 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A former solicitor at the Victorian state revenue office who was dismissed after alleged sexual harassment and “scandalous staring” has won his appeal in a […]

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‘Complicated and difficult’: Court grapples with crowdfunding in Dutton defamation appeal
Defamation 2022-06-03 4:29 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has questioned how the court will award costs in refugee activist Shane Bazzi’s successful appeal against coalition leader Peter Dutton, saying crowdfunding for […]

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Barrister raises concerns about Nine’s ‘disarmingly frank’ submission in Schiff defamation case
Defamation 2022-06-01 5:21 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A barrister for CEO and founder of Euro Pacific Bank Peter Schiff has raised concerns that Nine has filed an unlawful defence in a defamation […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith to call last-minute witness over alleged Easter Sunday killing
Trials 2022-05-27 10:32 pm By Sam Matthews

Alleged war criminal Ben Roberts-Smith has won a bid to call a troop commander known as Person 81 in his defamation trial against Fairfax Media, […]

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French Bulldog breeder wins defamation case over ‘puppy farm’ Facebook posts
Defamation 2022-05-27 3:01 pm By Sam Matthews

A French Bulldog breeder has won a defamation case over Facebook comments calling her business a ‘puppy farm’. Sharryn Aurisch, who runs Unique French Bulldogs […]

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The show must not go on: Craig McLachlan drops defamation case
Defamation 2022-05-20 6:13 pm By Sam Matthews

Actor Craig McLachlan has dropped his defamation suit against the ABC, Fairfax and actress Christie Whelan Browne mid-trial just as the defence was due to […]

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Court overturns Peter Dutton’s win in defamation case over ‘rape apologist’ tweet
Defamation 2022-05-17 11:17 am By Christine Caulfield

An appeals court has set aside a judgment awarding federal minister Peter Dutton $35,000 in his defamation case over a tweet by a refugee activist […]

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