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Leyonhjelm hires new lawyer as he appeals $120,000 defamation award to Sarah Hanson-Young
Defamation 2020-01-08 2:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former senator David Leyonhjelm is appealing a ruling that socked him with a $120,000 damages bill in a defamation case brought by Greens Senator Sarah […]

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Ben Roberts-Smith loses bid for journalists’ sources in defamation case
Defamation 2020-01-07 11:09 am By Miklos Bolza

War veteran Ben Roberts-Smith has been denied access to evidence revealing the identity of confidential sources that leaked information concerning alleged war crimes in Afghanistan […]

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Leyonhjelm used settlement offer to ‘attack’ Sarah Hanson-Young, court hears
Defamation 2019-12-17 10:16 pm By Christine Caulfield

Former senator David Leyonhjelm used a settlement offer as another platform to attack Greens senator Sarah Hanson-Young ahead of her win in a defamation case, […]

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High Court shoots down ABC, Nine appeal in Chau Chak Wing defamation case
Defamation 2019-12-13 9:52 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

The High Court will not hear an appeal by the ABC and Nine seeking to revive their truth defence in a defamation lawsuit brought by […]

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Ex-Retail Food Group head settles defamation case
Defamation 2019-12-09 1:25 pm By

The former chief executive of Retail Food Group has resolved his defamation case against Fairfax Media, after claiming that a series of articles in the […]

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ASIC dodges $10M defamation suit as judge points finger at traders
Defamation 2019-11-26 5:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

ASIC has successfully defended a $10 million defamation case brought by a Canadian trader, with a judge finding any loss experienced was due to his […]

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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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