HEROES AND VILLAINS

HEROES AND VILLAINS

Some years ago I attended a breakfast at the Sheraton Hotel on the Gold Coast, at which the then highly-respected – and now much-maligned – Victoria Cross recipient, Ben Roberts-Smith, was the featured guest speaker. In his riveting address, Mr...
ME TRUE

ME TRUE

They say the truth will set you free. But when it comes to defamation, I wouldn’t count on it. The recent rush of “Me Too” revelations has set up what promises to be some very interesting defamation litigation in the not too distant future. With...
REASONABLE CONDUCT

REASONABLE CONDUCT

The threat last week by One Nation Senator Malcolm Roberts to report Fairfax Media journalists to police for stalking, raises some interesting questions. Last Thursday the Senator’s senior media adviser, Sean Black, threatened to complain to police about what he...
FEUD

FEUD

Some court cases concern life and liberty, some are about money and manipulation, and others grubby politics and power. But in defamation cases everything’s at stake. Our reputation and good name is our most valued asset, because when all is said and done it’s all we...

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