Ben Roberts-Smith

Last updated: 9 September 2020

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NSD1485/2018: Ben Roberts-Smith v Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd

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Document Date
Document Title
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9 September 2020 7 September 2020 Judgment  
8 September 2020 8 September 2020 Judgment  
2 September 2020 31 August 2020 Affidavit of Paul Svilans (pdf, 1.4 mb) Applicant
2 September 2020 7 August 2020 Affidavit of Fiona Sneath (pdf, 14 mb) Inspector General of the Australian Defence Force
3 August 2020 3 August 2020 Judgment
16 July 2020 9 July 2020 Interlocutory application (pdf, 1 mb) Commonwealth of Australia
8 May 2020 8 May 2020 Judgment  
29 January 2019 25 January 2019 Judgment
14 January 2019 31 October 2018Expert report of K Buczynski (redacted) (pdf - 2.7 mb)Respondent
14 January 201919 October 2018Affidavit of Person 17 (redacted) (pdf - 11 mb) Potts Lawyers
15 January 2019 19 October 2018 Affidavit of B (redacted) (pdf - 4 mb) Respondent
15 January 2019 19 October 2018 Affidavit of Dean Levitan (redacted) (pdf - 7.9 mb) Respondent
14 January 2019 16 October 2018Interlocutory application (pdf - 359 kb) Commonwealth of Australia
15 January 2019 16 October 2018 Affidavit of Gregory Bilton (redacted) (pdf - 2.7 mb) Commonwealth of Australia
14 January 201916 October 2018Interlocutory application (pdf - 327 kb)Respondent
14 January 201916 October 2018Defence to statement of claim (pdf - 410 kb)Respondent
14 January 2019 17 August 2018Statement of claim (pdf - 9.6 mb)Applicant
14 January 2019 17 August 2018Originating application (pdf - 335 kb)Applicant

 

NSD1486/2018: Ben Roberts-Smith v The Age Company Pty Ltd

Date published to website
Document Date
Document Title
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9 September 2020 7 September 2020 Judgment  
8 September 2020 8 September 2020 Judgment  
2 September 2020 7 August 2020 Affidavit of Fiona Sneath (pdf, 14 mb) - see above in NSD1485/2018 Inspector General of the Australian Defence Force
16 July 202013 July 2020 Interlocutory application (pdf, 1 mb)Commonwealth of Australia  
8 May 2020 8 May 2020 Judgment  
29 January 2019 25 January 2019 Judgment
14 January 2019 31 October 2018Expert report of Konrad Buczynski (redacted) (pdf - 2.7 mb)Respondent
14 January 201919 October 2018Affidavit of Person 17 (redacted) (pdf - 11 mb)Potts Lawyers
15 January 2019 19 October 2018 Affidavit of B (redacted) (pdf - 18 mb) Respondent
15 January 2019 16 October 2018 Affidavit of Dean Levitan (redacted) (pdf - 7.9 mb) Respondent
14 January 2019 16 October 2018Interlocutory application (pdf - 359 kb)Commonwealth of Australia
15 January 2019 16 October 2018 Affidavit of Gregory Bilton (redacted) (pdf - 2.7 mb) Commonwealth of Australia
14 January 2019 16 October 2018Interlocutory application (pdf - 326 kb)Respondent
14 January 2019 16 October 2018Defence to statement of claim (pdf - 413 kb)Respondent
14 January 2019 17 August 2018Statement of claim (pdf - 10.4 mb)Applicant
14 January 2019 17 August 2018Originating application (pdf - 335 kb)Applicant

 

 NSD1487/2018: Ben Roberts-Smith v The Federal Capital Press of Australia Pty Ltd

Date published to website
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Document Title
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9 September 2020 7 September 2020 Judgment  
8 September 2020 8 September 2020 Judgment  
2 September 2020 7 August 2020 Affidavit of Fiona Sneath (pdf, 14 mb) - see above in NSD1485/2018 Inspector General of the Australian Defence Force
16 July 2020 13 July 2020 Interlocutory application (pdf, 1 mb) Commonwealth of Australia  
8 May 2020 8 May 2020 Judgment  
29 January 2019 25 January 2019 Judgment --
14 January 201931 October 2018Expert report of K Buczynski (redacted) (pdf - 2.7 mb)Respondent
15 January 2019 19 October 2018 Affidavit of B (redacted) (pdf - 18 mb) Potts Lawyers
15 January 2019 19 October 2018 Affidavit of Dean Levitan (redacted) (pdf - 8 mb) Respondent
14 January 201919 October 2018Affidavit of Person 17 (redacted) (pdf - 11 mb)Respondent
14 January 2019 16 October 2018Interlocutory application (pdf - 370 kb)Commonwealth of Australia
15 January 2019 16 October 2018 Affidavit of Gregory Bilton (redacted) (pdf - 2.7 mb) Commonwealth of Australia
14 January 2019 16 October 2018Interlocutory application (pdf - 326 kb)Respondent
14 January 2019 16 October 2018Defence to statement of claim(pdf - 411 kb)Respondent
14 January 201917 August 2018Statement of claim (pdf - 6.5 mb)Applicant
14 January 201915 August 2018Originating application (pdf - 333 kb)Applicant

 

 NSD1826/2018: Ben Roberts-Smith v Johnathan Pearlman

Date published to website
Document Date
Document Title
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8 May 2020 8 May 2020 Judgment  
14 January 201922 November 2018Defence to statement of claim (pdf - 391 kb)Respondent
14 January 2019 28 September 2018 Statement of claim (pdf - 734 kb)Applicant
14 January 201927 September 2018Originating application (pdf - 310 kb)Applicant



NSD1440/2018: Ben Roberts-Smith v Fairfax Media Publications Pty Ltd

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Document Date
Document Title
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14 January 2019 11 December 2018 Judgment --
14 January 2019 11 October 2018 Amended interlocutory application (pdf - 252 kb) Commonwealth of Australia
14 January 2019 22 August 2018 Interlocutory application (pdf - 317 kb) Applicant
14 January 2019 10 August 2018 Interlocutory application (pdf - 601 kb) Applicant
14 January 2019 10 August 2018 Originating application (pdf - 823 kb) Applicant