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Sarah Hanson-Young slams Leyonhjelm truth defence as fabrication
Defamation October 18, 2018 8:56 pm By Miklos Bolza

Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has accused Senator David Leyonhjelm of using parliamentary privilege and fabricated remarks to shut down a defamation case she lodged in August. […]

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Geoffrey Rush grilled about tongue emoji on day 2 of defamation trial
Defamation October 23, 2018 8:37 pm By Miklos Bolza

Geoffrey Rush was cross-examined at length on Tuesday about the meaning behind a text he sent to colleague Eryn Jean Norvill that included an emoji […]

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Parramatta boss accuses Fairfax of ‘reckless indifference’ for truth
Defamation November 6, 2018 9:29 pm By Miklos Bolza

The suspended chief executive officer of Sydney’s City of Parramatta Council is suing Fairfax Media, saying three articles published in the Sydney Morning Herald accusing […]

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Citing ‘irreparable harm’ Rush tries to keep Nationwide amendments under wraps
Defamation October 31, 2018 8:55 pm By Miklos Bolza

Actor Geoffrey Rush is seeking to suppress an amended defence by Nationwide News, arguing that if they’re made public the amendments could cause him “irreparable […]

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Geoffrey Rush ‘demonised by untruths’, court told at start of defamation trial
Trials October 22, 2018 7:03 pm By Miklos Bolza

Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has told a court he endured “the worst 11 months” of his life following the publication of two Daily Telegraph articles […]

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Gold Coast financial adviser loses defamation case over online comments
Defamation October 3, 2018 4:59 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Gold Coast-based derivatives trading firm has lost a defamation case against an online investment forum over critical comments warning potential investors against using the […]

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Sydney Theatre Company waited 18 months before acting on Geoffrey Rush sexual harassment claim, court hears
Defamation September 26, 2018 10:42 pm By Miklos Bolza

A lawyer for Geoffrey Rush told a judge Wednesday that the Sydney Theatre Company did not respond to allegations of sexual harassment by Geoffrey Rush […]

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ABC, Fairfax to fight dismissal of truth defence in Chau Chak Wing defamation suit
Defamation September 14, 2018 11:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

The ABC and Fairfax Media are appealing a ruling tossing their truth defence in a case brought by Chinese billionaire and philanthropist Dr Chau Chak […]

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Geoffrey Rush to argue accuser ‘distressed’ by break-up
Defamation September 12, 2018 8:34 pm By Miklos Bolza

Geoffrey Rush’s legal team plans to question his King Lear co-star over a break-up with her partner, arguing the actress at the centre of a […]

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Labor MP Emma Husar files defamation suit against Buzzfeed
Defamation December 7, 2018 11:18 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Labor MP Emma Husar is suing publisher Buzzfeed for defamation over an article and two social media posts that claimed she exposed herself to an […]

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