Defamation claim of the Yolngu people in the Northern Territory versus Channel 7 and the Sunrise program

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Our principal lawyer Peter O’Brien, and solicitor Stewart O’Connell, were in the news last week. This publicity related to the defamation claim of the Yolgnu people in the Northern Territory versus Channel 7 and content broadcast on their Sunrise program. You can discover more about the media coverage in the following links:

Guardian: Channel Seven settles defamation case with Aboriginal community over Sunrise segment

Sydney Morning Herald: Seven settles with Aboriginal group over ‘Stolen Generation’ Sunrise panel

B And T: Seven’s Sunrise To Issue Public Apology & Payout Over Stolen Generation Segment

You can also see a previous press release about the case from our firm in September:

Members of a Yolgnu community in Arnhem Land will attempt to mediate their and racial discrimination case against Channel Seven later this week.

Paul G

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