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‘Pride and obstinacy’: Judge says Leyonhjelm got ‘locked’ into false claim, awards Hanson-Young $120,000
Defamation 2019-11-25 10:54 pm By Christine Caulfield

Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has been awarded $120,000 in damages after suing former senator David Leyonhjelm, with a judge finding there was no justification for […]

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Ten’s report on fatal genital injection caused senior Google employee to lose job, court hears
Defamation 2019-11-25 5:06 pm By Miklos Bolza

The head of a group of gay ‘pups’ suing for defamation over a Network Ten report investigating the death of his partner from silicone genital […]

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Wagner family wins $3.7M defamation payout over 60 Minutes report
Defamation 2019-11-22 9:48 pm By Christine Caulfield

A prominent Queensland family has won almost $3.7 million in damages after a court found the Nine Network was “recklessly indifferent” to the truth of […]

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Former CEO says Papyrus defamed him by leaving him out of annual report
Defamation 2019-11-19 4:03 pm By Christine Caulfield

Sustainable tech firm Papyrus Australia has lost its bid to throw out a $750,000 defamation case brought against it by an ex-managing director, which alleges […]

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ABC, Fairfax can’t alter defence in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Defamation 2019-11-18 3:22 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The ABC and Fairfax have lost their bid to file an amended defence in defamation proceedings brought by Chinese businessman Chau Chak Wing, several months […]

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Judge was open to doubt Rush accuser’s credibility, appeals court hears
Appeals 2019-11-05 10:21 pm By Hannah Gee

The judge who sided with Geoffrey Rush in his defamation case against the Daily Telegraph was not wrong to find the newspaper’s primary witness, actress […]

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Nationwide drops judicial bias claim in Geoffrey Rush defamation appeal
Defamation 2019-11-04 11:09 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Nationwide News is backpedaling from claims that a $2.9 million defamation judgment won by actor Geoffrey Rush should be overturned because of apprehended bias on […]

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Ten sued over report on man killed by silicone genital injections
Defamation 2019-10-31 9:43 pm By Miklos Bolza

Network Ten is being sued for defamation for a report that aired on hit TV show The Project investigating the death of an Australian man […]

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Channel 7 loses defamation case over ‘manifestly unreasonable’ welfare cheat story
Defamation 2019-10-01 5:18 pm By Amelia Birnie

Channel Seven has lost a six-year defamation battle over a Today Tonight story that described a woman on single parenting payments as “the Centrelink cheat […]

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2GB boss Adam Lang sues News Corp unit over ‘smiling assassin’ articles
Defamation 2019-09-20 3:46 pm By Miklos Bolza

The CEO of Sydney’s 2GB and Melbourne’s 3AW radio stations, Adam Lang, has sued the publisher of the Sunday Telegraph for defamation over articles he […]

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