Recent changes to Defamation Law

Date uploaded:
11 Dec 2020

On 17 November 2020, royal assent was given to the Victorian legislation amending the Defamation Act. These reforms are consistent with similar legislation which has passed or is expected to be passed in other Australian jurisdictions shortly.

These reforms constitute a significant overhaul of Australian defamation law. This seminar presented by Marcus Hoyne and Priya Wakhlu, will provide an overview of the key areas of reform and outline what practitioners must know in operating under the new regime.

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