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Chris Gayle defeats defamation appeal by publishers despite lawyer going ‘too far’ at trial
Appeals 2019-07-16 4:52 pm By Miklos Bolza

The publishers of the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times have lost an appeal of a $300,000 defamation award to cricketer Chris […]

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Geoffrey Rush briefs new top silk to fight Nationwide defamation appeal
Defamation 2019-07-15 11:28 am By Amelia Birnie

Actor Geoffrey Rush is pulling out all the stops in his bid to uphold his record $2.9 million defamation judgment against Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide […]

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Actor John Jarratt’s defamation case against Daily Telegraph to move forward following rape acquittal
Defamation 2019-07-08 10:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

A defamation case brought by Wolf Creek actor John Jarratt against the Daily Telegraph will now proceed, following his acquittal last week on rape charges. […]

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TV gardener Don Burke escapes defamation suit over A Current Affair interview
Defamation 2019-06-28 11:29 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Celebrity gardener Don Burke has prevailed in a defamation action brought by one of his accusers, journalist Wendy Dent, over comments he made during a […]

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Media giants liable for Facebook comments, judge rules in detainee’s defamation suit
Defamation 2019-06-24 10:52 pm By Christine Caulfield

Media companies facing defamation suits by a former youth centre detainee are liable for third-party comments posted on their Facebook pages, a judge has ruled […]

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Nationwide appeal of Geoffrey Rush defamation win will argue Rebel Wilson case was ‘plainly wrong’
Defamation 2019-05-27 5:08 pm By Amelia Birnie

Nationwide News’ appeal of actor Geoffrey Rush’s record $2.9 million defamation win will argue the aggravated damages finding in actress Rebel Wilson’s defamation case against […]

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Geoffrey Rush awarded $2.9 million in defamation case
Defamation 2019-05-23 9:38 pm By Amelia Birnie

Actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded almost $2.9 million in damages following his successful defamation case against Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News, as the court […]

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Nine settles defamation suit by plastic surgeon over fatal nose job article
Defamation 2019-05-20 1:34 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nine Entertainment Company has resolved a defamation lawsuit brought by a prominent Sydney cosmetic surgeon over an article that appeared in the Sydney Morning Herald […]

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Law firm can’t see rival’s client addresses in case over allegedly defamatory WeChat message
Defamation 2019-05-13 2:40 pm By Miklos Bolza

A judge has dismissed an application by an Australian-Chinese law firm for access to documents from a competitor — including addresses of clients —  in […]

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Geoffrey Rush slams Nationwide for ‘doubling down’ on defamatory imputations
Defamation 2019-05-10 11:32 am By Miklos Bolza

Actor Geoffery Rush has accused the Daily Telegraph publisher Nationwide News of “doubling down” on its defamatory allegations and attacking the vindication he received in […]

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