Emails and encrypted messages relating to a failed defamation action by former soldier Ben Roberts-Smith have been ordered from Seven and its chairman Kerry Stokes’ private investment vehicle, who will also pay for a losing bid to have subpoenas dropped.
Sidelined rugby league scribe Paul Kent will fight domestic violence accusations as police upgrade a charge against him in the lead-up to his court hearing.
An ex-commando defamed by the ABC will receive more than $400,000 despite giving false evidence in court, but he shouldn’t expect an apology from the broadcaster.
The brother of an NRL star arrested on drug charges has been granted bail due to an “extremely weak” case that provided no basis for keeping him in custody.
Embattled former TV presenter Andrew O’Keefe will make a “sincere endeavour” to stay off illicit drugs as a magistrate warns he is running out of chances.
Taxpayers ripped off for millions of dollars by the son of a former deputy tax commissioner will pay to keep him in jail for at least a decade.