Is defamation law reform working for plaintiffs, the media or the public?
Join prominent defamation lawyers and journalists to discuss recent cases and what they say about the ongoing need for reform.
Two panels will discuss pre-trial and trial cases respectively. These will feature:
Michael Bachelard – acting editor, The Age
Peter Bartlett – partner, MinterEllison
Jason Bosland – Melbourne Law School
Sue Chrysanthou SC – barrister
Matt Collins KC – barrister
Jon Faine – journalist and lawyer, Vice Chancellor’s Fellow
Heidi Murphy – reporter, Nine
Justin Quill – partner, Thomson Geer
Hosted by the Centre for Advancing Journalism, the Melbourne Law School and the Melbourne Press Club.
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