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A Judge Just Ruled You Can Sue The Media Over Facebook Comments From Readers

Former youth detainee Dylan Voller is suing News Corp, Fairfax Media and Sky News.

Lane Sainty • 2 days ago

A Study Funded By The Government Is Likely To Show Its Own Refugee Policies Contribute To Suicide Risk

"It’s likely that those policies might contribute to increased risk."

Lane Sainty • 7 days ago

Two Friends Conceived A Child Together Before A Bitter Dispute. Now A Court Has Ruled In His Favour

Robert Masson donated sperm 13 years ago to conceive a child with his friend, Susan Parsons. Now Australia's highest court has ruled he is the legal father.

Lane Sainty • 7 days ago

How A Queer Woman Took On A Prominent Conservative Activist And Won $100,000

Exclusive: A prominent anti-same sex marriage campaigner has agreed to pay $100,000 to a queer youth activist over a “devastating” Facebook post.

Lane Sainty • 8 days ago

A Member Of The Accused "Incest Family" Has Been Denied Bail

Four of the eight accused Colt adults remain behind bars as they await trial in 2020.

Lane Sainty • 12 days ago

A TV Network Being Sued By An Indigenous Group Tried And Failed To Stop The Lawsuit

Indigenous Australians were depicted in blurred footage while white commentators talked about child abuse. Now they're suing Channel Seven.

Lane Sainty • 13 days ago

The Daily Telegraph Wants Tapes Of Geoffrey Rush's Defamation Trial To Prove The Judge Looked Biased

The judge's "tone" would have been read as biased — and they need the audio to show it, the newspaper says.

Lane Sainty • 14 days ago

"A Very Compelling Witness": George Pell's Victim Should Be Believed, Appeal Hears

"If it’s a fantasy, then at some point one would expect the cracks would appear."

Lane Sainty • 20 days ago

"Honest People Do Get It Wrong": George Pell's Jury Must Have Doubted His Guilt, Court Hears

"If he was at the western door during that time, then the law of physics tells us this is literally, logically impossible, for the offending to have occurred."

Lane Sainty • 21 days ago

The Woman Behind "Political Posting Mumma" Has Apologised After Being Sued Over A Facebook Post

She posted the apology three weeks after declaring "I'm not backing down" in a Facebook video.

Lane Sainty • 22 days ago

Police Apologise After Officers Dressed In Arabic Headscarves During A Terror Exercise

"The Tribunal found that it was not necessary to use these headscarves to achieve the objectives of the exercise."

Lane Sainty • 22 days ago

A Man Disappeared Off A Cruise Ship And No-One Knows What Happened

Sylvester Butler Jr. went overboard in May 2017. Two years on, little is known about his death.

Lane Sainty • 26 days ago

Does Global Warming Justify Breaking The Law? This Man Says Yes

A judge found Greg Rolles guilty — but he remains unconvinced.

Lane Sainty • 27 days ago

Doubts Raised In Case Of Man Found Guilty Of Murdering His Baby Son And Two Adults

“When you look at the material you just get this gut sense that’s something definitely not right here.”

Lane Sainty • 28 days ago

The Rebel Wilson And Geoffrey Rush Defamation Cases Could Meet In An Appeal Court

This could be the most ambitious crossover event in Australian defamation history.

Lane Sainty • One month ago

After His Brother Died From Suicide, This Man Started A Program To Get Ex-Prisoners Into Work

“I could never ever think that I could have the life that I’m living now.”

Lane Sainty • One month ago

Geoffrey Rush Wins $2.9 Million In Defamation Damages

The record-breaking sum comes as Rush's barrister revealed he offered to settle the case for $50,000 and a front-page apology.

Lane Sainty • One month ago

Fraser Anning Out, Clive Palmer Fails, Jacqui Lambie Back: The New Look Senate

Who will Scott Morrison have to bargain with in the upper house?

Lane Sainty • One month ago

Fraser Anning, The Politician Egged By A Teenager, Has Lost His Seat

"He goes back to where he came from because he won't come back to the parliament."

Lane Sainty • One month ago

Queensland Did Not Go Well For Labor

“If Labor doesn't win this election, they can look at their figures in Queensland and ask what went wrong in Queensland."

Lane Sainty • One month ago