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Christian Porter wins bid to keep secret ABC’s full defence in defamation case
Defamation 2021-07-30 10:20 am By Miklos Bolza

Former Attorney-General Christian Porter has succeeded in scrubbing from the court record the ABC’s full defence in his now-settled defamation suit against the broadcaster, over […]

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Sacked sports journalist loses case over coverage of ‘vivid and disgusting’ workplace comments
Defamation 2021-07-29 9:27 pm By Bianca Hrovat

A former rugby league journalist with Channel 7 has lost his defamation case over media reports, which alleged he threatened to rip the head off […]

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Complaints against Christian Porter’s lawyers filed with legal watchdog
Legal Ethics 2021-07-28 11:55 pm By Christine Caulfield

A friend of Christian Porter’s accuser has lodged complaints with the NSW legal watchdog against silk Sue Chrysanthou and Porter’s solicitor, Rebekah Giles, for their […]

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SA Coroner gets access to confidential ABC defence docs in Porter case
Defamation 2021-07-28 5:50 pm By Christine Caulfield

Confidential portions of the ABC’s defence in the former Attorney-General Christian Porter’s defamation case can be disclosed to the South Australian State Coroner as part […]

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Nine witness accused of lying for compensation in Ben Roberts-Smith defamation trial
Defamation 2021-07-28 2:05 pm By Miklos Bolza

A witness for two Nine-owned newspapers sued by Ben Roberts-Smith has been accused of fabricating a story that the war veteran kicked his step-uncle off […]

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Foreign troops were ‘infidels’, Afghan witness tells court in Ben-Roberts Smith defamation trial
Defamation 2021-07-27 7:23 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Australian soldiers who raided a village in Afghanistan were “infidels” and the people they killed were “martyrs”, an Afghan villager related to a man allegedly […]

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Shock jock Ray Hadley accused of defaming greyhound racing official
Defamation 2021-07-27 2:51 pm By Bianca Hrovat

Shock jock Ray Hadley and Radio 2GB have been hit with a defamation lawsuit by NSW greyhound racing chief commissioner Alan Brown over radio segments […]

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Radio device planted on murdered Afghan villager, Ben Roberts-Smith trial told
Trials 2021-07-26 2:54 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A communications device was planted on an unarmed Afghan villager who was allegedly murdered by former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith, a court overseeing the accused […]

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Canberra eyed as possible new venue for Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation trial
Trials 2021-07-23 10:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Canberra has been floated as a potential new venue for the trial in former SAS soldier Ben Roberts-Smith’s defamation case as Sydney’s COVID-19 outbreak worsens, […]

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Sydney man defamed by Fairfax hit-and-run story loses bid to up damages 
Defamation 2021-07-22 10:24 pm By Bianca Hrovat

An appeals court  has thrown out an appeal by a Sydney man who sought greater damages for being incorrectly named in media reports as the […]

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