DEFAMATION: Watch out for Trolls!

Fairfax Media Publications; Nationwide News Pty Ltd; Australian News Channel Pty Ltd v Voller [2020] NSWCA 102 In a decision on Monday, 1 June 2020, the NSW Court of Appeal held that news outlets were liable as “publishers” for readers’ Facebook comments partially because they “encouraged and facilitated” comments by setting up public Facebook pages. … Read more

COVID-19: Commercial Lease Regulations (QLD)

Commercial Lease Regulations – Mitigating the effects of COVID-19 for affected leases. As a result of public health directions in response to COVID-19, many businesses have either experienced a large loss in profits or have been forced to change its daily operation. Practically, this affected many businesses in being able to meet its leasing obligations. … Read more