KSMC Holdings Pty Ltd T/As Hubba Bubba Childcare On Haig v Bowden [2020] NSWCA 28 (03 March 2020) (Basten JA at [1]; Payne JA at [18]; White JA at [153])


Catchwords:


DEFAMATION – defences – common law qualified privilege – whether privileged occasion correctly identified – relevance of privileged occasion – malice

DEFAMATION – remedies – damages – whether manifestly excessive

DEFAMATION – remedies – damages – aggravated damages – where conduct not improper, unjustifiable or lacking in bona fides