Australian Broadcasting Corporation v Kane & Ors

Updated 4 November 2019

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Orders are published on Federal Law Search: NSD989/2019: Australian Broadcasting Corporation v Martin Kane & Ors 

Date published to website
Date filed
Document Title
Filed by
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019
Exhibit 1: Statement of agreed facts (pdf) 
4 Nov 2019
28 Oct 2019
Exhibit 1: Supplementary Statement of Agreed Facts (pdf) 
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 2A: Affidavit of Michael Anthony Rippon dated 24 September 2019 (pdf) 
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 3: Document containing limitations to Affidavit of Michael Anthony Rippon dated 28 October 2019 (pdf) 
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 4R: Email from the third respondent to Mr Rippon (ABC) dated 4 June 2019 (pdf)Respondent
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 5R: Email from the third respondent to Mr Rippon (ABC) dated 5 June 2019 (pdf)Respondent
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 6R: Tweet from John Lyons (@TheLyonsDen), 12.54 pm, 5 June 2019 <https://twitter.com/TheLyonsDen/status/1136088807231463425> (pdf)Respondent
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 7R: Tweet from John Lyons (@TheLyonsDen), 9.09 pm, 5 June 2019 <https://twitter.com/TheLyonsDen/status/1136213420531826688> (pdf)Respondent
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 8R: Matthew Ricketson, ‘When one person’s noble whistleblower becomes another’s poisonous leaker’ in Johan Lidberg and Dennis Muller (eds), In the Name of Security – Secrecy, Surveillance and Journalism (Anthem Press, 2018) (pdf)Respondent
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 9R: Matthew Ricketson, ‘Leaks, sources and passing the salt’, Inside Story, 29 June 2011 <https://insidestory.org.au/leaks-sources-and-passing-the-salt/> (pdf)Respondent
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 11R: Media Entertainment & Arts Alliance, ‘Second AFP raid a disturbing ‘new normal’ that seeks to criminalise journalism’, Mediaroom, 5 June 2019, https://www.meaa.org/mediaroom/second-afp-raid-a-disturbing-new-normal-that-seeks-to-criminalise-journalism/> (pdf)Respondent
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 12R: Australian Press Council, ‘Australian Press Council response to AFP raids’, Media release, 5 June 2019, <https://www.presscouncil.org.au/australian-press-council-response-to-afp-raids/> (pdf)Respondent
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 13R: Tweet from Matthew Ricketson (@MRicketson), 3.34 pm, 5 June 2019 <https://twitter.com/MRicketson/status/1136400952003481605> (pdf)Respondent
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 14R: Johan Lidberg, ‘Statement regarding Australian Federal Police (AFP) raids on Australian media’, Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia, 5 June 2019 <http://jeraa.org.au>, archived at <https://web.archive.org/web/20190616190112/http://jeraa.org.au/> (pdf)Respondent
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 15R: Affidavit of Gregory Charles Bilton AM CSC dated 27 September 2019 (pdf)Respondent
4 Nov 201928 Oct 2019Exhibit 16R: Amended indictment filed in R v David William McBride (Supreme Court of the Australian Capital Territory proceeding no. SCC 127 of 2019) dated 11 October 2019 (pdf)Respondent
1 Nov 2019 24 Oct 2019 Submissions - Reply (pdf) Applicant
1 Nov 2019 18 Oct 2019 Submissions (pdf) Second and Third Respondent
1 Nov 2019 24 Sep 2019 Submissions (pdf) Applicant
1 Nov 2019 24 Sep 2019 Expert report of Matthew Ricketson (pdf) - only provisionally admitted  
1 Oct 2019 24 Jun 2019 Affidavit of Michael Rippon (pdf, 3.5 mb) Applicant
1 Oct 2019 18 Sep 2019 Order (pdf, 155 kb) -
1 Oct 2019 27 Aug 2019 Applicant's reply submissions (pdf, 523 kb) Applicant
1 Oct 2019 20 Aug 2019 Order (pdf, 155 kb) -
1 Oct 2019 19 Aug 2019 Order (pdf, 164 kb) -
1 Oct 2019 19 Aug 2019 Further submissions (pdf, 424 kb) Second and Third Respondent
1 Oct 2019 31 Jul 2019 Affidavit of Tristan Lockwood (pdf, 1.4 mb) Second and Third Respondent
1 Oct 2019 30 Jul 2019 Affidavit of Michael Rippon (redacted) (pdf, 12 mb) Applicant
1 Oct 2019 22 Jul 2019 Affidavit of Kristy Alexander (redacted( pdf, 10 mb) Second Respondent
1 Oct 2019 11 Jul 2019 Submitting notice (pdf, 561 kb) First Respondent
20 Aug 2019 20 Aug 2019 Judgment 
14 Aug 2019 9 Aug 2019 Submissions (pdf, 367 kb)Applicant 
14 Aug 2019
9 Aug 2019
Interlocutory Application (pdf, 503 kb)Applicant
14 Aug 201931 Jul 2019
Submissions in Reply (pdf, 539 kb)Second and Third Respondent
14 Aug 201930 Jul 2019Submissions (pdf, 358 kb)
Applicant
14 Aug 2019 24 Jul 2019 Affidavit (pdf, 3.3 mb)Applicant
14 Aug 2019

23 Jul 2019

Interlocutory Application (pdf, 407 kb)Second Respondent
14 Aug 201911 Jul 2019Notice to Produce (pdf, 317 kb)Applicant
14 Aug 201926 Jun 2019Notice of Address for Service (pdf, 311 kb)Second & Third Respondents
14 Aug 201925 Jun 2019Notice of a Constitutional matter under s 78B of the Judiciary Act 1903 (pdf, 419 mb)Applicant
14 Aug 201925 Jun 2019Originating Application (pdf, 1.2 mb)Applicant