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  1. Fairfax falters with Honest Opinion Defence

    12 February 2021 | Insurance & Health Law

    In this decision the Federal Court of Australia considered the criteria for the defence of honest opinion in the context of allegedly defamatory imputations published in the Australian Financial Review, and whether the publisher’s conduct was...

  2. Social media for medical practitioners

    4 December 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    Social media has been designed to help people stay connected and in today’s society is such a common form of communication. The Sensis Social Media Report in 2018 recorded that eight in ten people use social media. 1 Medical practitioners have...

  3. Social media no substitute for face-to-face meetings during performance management

    19 November 2020 | Insurance & Health Law

    The Fair Work Commission found the dismissal of a casual bartender to be unfair despite there being a valid reason because of the manner in which the disciplinary action was communicated to her. The Fair Work Commission issued a warning to employers when...