Last week, the High Court of Australia handed down the decision in Comcare v Banerji, ending a long-running legal saga highlighting the potential consequences for public sector employees who use social media in breach of their Code of Conduct.
In the recent decision of Oaks Hotels & Resorts Ltd v Knauer & Ors¹, the Queensland Court of Appeal found an employer vicariously liable for its employee sexually assaulting another worker. Background Ms Knauer was employed as a guest services [...]
The Supreme Court of Queensland has ordered the well-known radio host Alan Jones to pay damages to the Wagner Family for a number of defamatory remarks he broadcasted in relation to the Grantham Floods that occurred in January 2011. Justice [...]
On Friday, BTLawyers was successful in our defence of an attack on the sanctity of legal privilege and right to free speech and fair comment on public affairs in Australia. BTLawyers represented an anonymous blogger who operates a website providing [...]