Campbell Newman Sues Alan Jones For defamation

Campbell Newman Sues Alan Jones For defamation

The Queensland premier, Campbell Newman, is suing Alan Jones for defamation over comments made by the broadcaster on Brisbane radio during the state election campaign.

This story was originally published by The Guardian

The Queensland premier, Campbell Newman, is suing radio broadcaster Alan Jones for defamation.

Documents filed in the Supreme Court on Thursday show Newman and deputy premier Jeff Seeney have lodged a claim against Jones and radio station 4BC.

Jones referred to the lawsuit in his morning broadcast on Friday, saying it related to comments he made about the Newman government’s approval of a mine expansion in Jones’s hometown of Acland, west of Brisbane.

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