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Ten wants to take spat over Lisa Wilkinson’s legal costs to Federal Court
Defamation 2023-11-17 11:50 pm By Sam Matthews

Network Ten is pushing to transfer proceedings by TV presenter Lisa Wilkinson for coverage of her legal bill in a defamation case by accused rapist […]

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Ten questions ‘propriety’ of Lisa Wilkinson having separate lawyers in Lehrmann suit
Defamation 2023-11-03 1:28 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Ten has questioned whether presenter Lisa Wilkinson should have separate representation in defending a defamation case by accused rapist Bruce Lehrmann, as it responds to […]

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Liberal powerbroker Marcus Bastiaan sues law firm over $400,000 defamation bill
Business of Law 2023-10-31 4:59 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Marcus Bastiaan has sued solicitors who acted in his settled defamation case against Nine over branch stacking allegations, claiming the legal bill was “grossly disproportionate” […]

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Mawhinney’s defamation case against ASIC put on hold
Defamation 2023-10-31 11:44 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Trial in a defamation suit by Mayfair 101 founder James Mawhinney over a media release issued by ASIC has been pushed off until the outcome […]

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Bruce Lehrmann revealed as man charged with Toowoomba rape
Courts 2023-10-26 10:21 pm By Christine Caulfield

Bruce Lehrmann has been revealed to be the ‘high profile’ man accused of raping a woman in Toowoomba two years ago. On Thursday, Queensland Supreme […]

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Judge to take on Heston Russell costs assessment after reports of $2M in fees
Defamation 2023-10-24 11:46 pm By Cindy Cameronne

The judge overseeing ex-commando Heston Russell’s defamation case against the ABC over reporting of alleged war crimes will be involved in assessing his costs after […]

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ABC sued for defamation by Cairns lawyer over PNG fraud allegations
Defamation 2023-10-20 12:53 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Lawyer and Papua New Guinea citizen Samson Jubi has sued the ABC over stories he claims have “racist undertones” and accuse him of defrauding $117 […]

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Lisa Wilkinson sues Ten for costs of defending Bruce Lehrmann suit
Defamation 2023-10-19 11:24 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

Television presenter Lisa Wilkinson has reportedly taken Network Ten to court, arguing her employer has reneged on a promise to cover her costs in defending […]

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Publishers hit with defamation suits over ‘Medicare scandal’ reports
Defamation 2023-10-17 3:26 pm By Sam Matthews

Two cosmetic surgeons have filed defamation suits seeking aggravated damages over coverage by the ABC and Fairfax that allegedly painted them as “outlaw surgeons” who […]

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Ex-commando Heston Russell wins $390,000 in defamation case against ABC
Judgment 2023-10-16 12:27 pm By Cindy Cameronne

A judge has awarded ex-commando Heston Russell $390,000 in damages over coverage of alleged war crimes in Afghanistan, in the first ever post-trial judgment in […]

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