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153 Phillip congratulates Kieran Smark SC who successfully acted for Journalist and commentator Erin Molan. On 30 August 2022, Justice Bromwich of the Federal Court found the online news publication defamed her by alleging she was racist in an online article. Ms Molan was awarded $150,000 plus interest in damages, including aggravated damages.

Link to judgement below:

Molan v Dailymail.com Australia Pty Ltd [2022] FCA 1004