Faculty of Business and Law

Legal Resources

Defamation Law

Australian | Other | Cases

Australia

Defamation (AustLII)
Limited selection of links from AustLII

Defamation (NSW)
Report by the NSW Law Reform Commission (Report 75; 1995)

Lange v ABC: The High Court Rethinks the "Constitutionalisation" of Defamation Law
Article in E Law - Murdoch University Electronic Journal of Law, Vol 5, No 1 (March 1998) by Sally Walker

Cases

Random House Australia Pty Ltd v Abbott (1999) 94 FCR 296; [1999] FCA 1538 (10 November 1999) - libel of politician

Other

Defamation on the Internet
Article by Chi Nguyen which includes an overview of defamation law, liability of online services providors and a jurisdictional analysis. Dated Spring 1997

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