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A&U, author sued over ‘defamatory’ Corby book 

28 March 2013

Relatives of convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby are suing Allen & Unwin and author Eamonn Duff for defamation over Sins of the Father, which considers Schapelle Corby’s role in her...

In brief 

7 August 2007

Ex-MP sued for defamation by ex-NSW policeFormer NSW parliamentarian Peter Breen is being sued for defamation by two retired police officers over references in Breen's self-published book Life as a...

In brief 

17 July 2007

Workplace watchdog warns small businessThe newly appointed Workplace Ombudsman, Nicholas Wilson, has issued a warning to small businesses to meet all their legal obligations regarding employee entitlements, pointing to a...

Defamation precedent raises eyebrows 

19 June 2007

Media commentators fear a ruling by Australia's High Court that a restaurant review was defamatory has set an unwelcome precedent for reviewers in all fields. The 6-1 ruling found that...

MUP recalls ‘Young Liberal’ 

27 March 2007

MUP has announced a recall of The Education of a Young Liberal by John Hyde Page. The recall follows the recent ruling by a judge in the civil division of the...

NSW to propose privacy law 

27 March 2007

Proposals for a new privacy law by the NSW Law Reform Commission could disrupt Australia's now uniform defamation laws. The proposals, due to be made public ‘within weeks' according to...

MUP faces lawsuit over ‘Young Liberal’ 

6 March 2007

Melbourne University Publishing (MUP) is facing a defamation suit from Kyle Kutasi, who objects to a number of passages referring to him in John Hyde Page's memoir The Education of a...