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Appeal against hefty damages award to actor Geoffrey Rush for defamation fails

Australia - July 27 2020 The Full Federal Court has dismissed an appeal by Nationwide News against a finding of liability for publication of defamatory articles about…

Failure to Attend IME Grounds for Dismissal

Australia - February 27 2020 The Full Court of the Federal Court of Australia recently upheld a dismissal by Western Union Business Solutions (Australia) Pty Ltd (Western Union)…

Hyperlink at your own peril

Australia - July 18 2019 The case concerns an appeal brought by Ms Katrina Bailey, who was found liable for the defamation of David Bottrill by placing a functioning…

Inappropriate Text Messages are grounds for Dismissal

Australia - June 4 2019 The Fair Work Commission recently upheld a dismissal by Toll Transport Pty Ltd (Toll) of a male employee who sent a colleague a text messages calling…

Offensive radio banter not grounds for dismissal

Australia - March 22 2019 A senior radio journalist sacked for referring to the late singer Michael Jackson's father as a 'big black bastard' live on air has been awarded a…