Tag: contempt

Michaelia Cash’s former adviser won’t reveal who tipped him off on AWU raids | Australia news | The Guardian

David De Garis

Is this a cas of Contempt of Court? (ODT)

Michaelia Cash’s former media adviser has admitted in court that he leaked details of a federal police raid on the Australian Workers’ Union but declined to say who tipped him off.

via Michaelia Cash’s former adviser won’t reveal who tipped him off on AWU raids | Australia news | The Guardian

The Australian fined $155,000 for contempt in Setka case

In the Supreme Court on Tuesday morning, Justice Lesley Taylor said the case was a “very serious example” of contempt and fined Nationwide News Pty Ltd, the publishers of The Australian, $155,000. Justice Taylor also ordered the company to pay court costs of $45,000 on an indemnity basis.

via The Australian fined $155,000 for contempt in Setka case