Recent Cases

Decision restricted [2024] NSWCA 140 (11 July 2024) (Kirk and Stern JJA, Griffiths AJA)


MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS — Publication — Court Suppression and Non-publication Orders Act 2010 (NSW) – Informal application that appellant’s name appearing in a published judgment be replaced by pseudonym – Unwarranted assumption that Personal Injury Commission’s acceptance of pseudonym would be adopted – PTSD and major depressive order alone not sufficient to justify order – Criteria require more than that an order be “convenient, reasonable or sensible, or to serve some notion of the public interest” – No evidence of significant risk of harm