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Privilege    September 13, 2016  
Stephen Templar v Dr Phillip Watt & Anor (No 3)

Defamation action brought by a health service provider against a government paediatric specialist over an email ends in a verdict for the defendants … Most of the imputations pleaded were “pitched too high” and qualified privilege is made out ... more

Privilege    May 19, 2016  
Carole Stone v Frank Moore

An unusual defamation case involving siblings in their 70s results in a colourful decision on qualified privilege from the the SA Supreme Court which serves to “dampen the armoury of warring families” ... This case note by Michelle Hamlyn and Katie Warner ... more

Privilege    March 9, 2016  
Roger Tull v Steven Wolfe and Allied Express Transport Pty Ltd

Another self-represented plaintiff fails at the threshold … Absolute privilege prevails over evidence given to the Fair Work Commission, despite the plaintiff’s “hopeful” invocation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ... more