Australia: The media law year in review, defamation – Peter Bartlett

17 07 2015

gazetteOver the past twelve months, the judiciary has made life very difficult for the media and, in particular, in the following areas: Read the rest of this entry »





Does Australia need a statutory right to privacy? – Justin Quill and Peter Bartlett

31 05 2014

gazetteMedia lawyers Justin Quill and Peter Bartlett argue that Australia already has laws to protect serious invasions of privacy and warn against the chilling effect on reporting that a statutory right to privacy would have

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Australia: Shield Laws Tested – Peter Bartlett

20 08 2013

gazetteGina Rinehart loses sources disclosure battle as a landmark judgment in WA upholds journalists’ shield laws … Media lawyer Peter Bartlett reviews the decision in light of several current challenges. Read the rest of this entry »





Australia: Question Time – Interview with Peter Bartlett

13 02 2013

gazetteMinter Ellison partner Peter Bartlett has been at the top of the media law game for decades, instructing an enviable list of media companies. He agreed to share his thoughts on many matters – including defamation, privacy, phone-hacking, media regulation, protection of sources, super-injunctions, suppression orders and the vexations of anti-discrimination legislation Read the rest of this entry »