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ABC rejected Christian Porter offer to settle defamation court case

By: Amanda Meade and Michael McGowan   The ABC rejected an offer from Christian Porter to settle his defamation case weeks before the minister agreed to enter mediation, Guardian Australia can reveal. The former attorney general has claimed a victory in the high-profile case, but it is understood he originally made an offer for a relatively modest financial settlement without an apology or a ...

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Christian Porter launches defamation action against the ABC

By: Michaela Whitbourn Attorney-General Christian Porter has launched Federal Court defamation proceedings against the ABC over an online article that he alleges portrays him as the perpetrator of a “brutal” rape that contributed to a woman taking her own life. The lawsuit is expected to put an end to calls for a public inquiry into his fitness to remain in ...

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