Australian Broadcasting Corporation v Lenah Game Meats Pty Ltd

CourtHigh Court
Docket NumberH2/2000
JudgeGleeson CJ, Gaudron J, Gummow, Hayne JJ, Kirby J, Callinan J
Judgment Date15 Nov 2001
JurisdictionAustralia Federal only
Neutral Citation2001-1115 HCA A, [2001] HCA 63
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  • The application of statutory time limitation provisions by analogy to claims in equity's exclusive jurisdiction
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 30 December 2015
    ...the principles according to which equity justifies that conclusion: Australian Broadcasting Corporation v Lenah Game Meats Pty Ltd [2001] HCA 63; 208 CLR 199 at [45] (Gleeson CJ) and Australian Competition and Consumer Commission v CG Berbatis Holdings Pty Ltd [2003] HCA 18; 214 CLR 51 at [......
  • Whipping Up A Tort: Actions Based On Privacy
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 15 May 2007
    ...and cohesively identified and understood. Footnotes 1. Callinan J at 335, Australian Broadcasting Corporation v Lenah Game Meats Pty Ltd [2001] HCA 63 (15 November Phillipson, Gavin, Transforming Breach of Confidence? Towards a Common Law Right of Privacy under the Human Rights Act', MLR 66......
  • Privacy Law: Acquiring 'Real Taste, Real Body'
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 15 November 2002
  • Confidentiality and Data Protection Post Naomi Campbell: A Step Back From The Brink
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 15 November 2002
    ...for the award of a low level sum (£2,500) for ordinary damages. 4 Australian Broadcasting Corporation -v- Lenah Game Meats Pty Ltd [2001] HCA 63 @# 42, Gleeson J 5 A -v- B & C [2002] EWCA Civ 337 6 For fuller details see footnote 2 above. 7 The Data Protection (Processing of Sensitive P......
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2 books & journal articles
  • Transforming Breach of Confidence? Towards a Common Law Right of Privacy under the Human Rights Act
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 66-5, September 2003
    • 1 September 2003
    ...Civ554, para 48).47 Douglas is a marked exception in this respect – see below.48 Australian Broadcasting Corporation vLenah Game Meats [2001] HCA 63.49 Such an approach would seem to follow under Hunt’s strong version of indirect effect (n 35above); however, it could also be used under the ......
  • Information privacy and employee records in Australia: which way forward?
    • Australia
    • Australian Bulletin of Labour Vol. 34 Nbr. 1, March 2008
    • 1 March 2008
    ...to privacy. The lack of a common law fight was addressed by the High Court in Australian Broadcasting Corp v Lenah Game Meats Pty Ltd [2001] HCA 63; 185 ALR 1. This case involved the filming of the operations of a processor and supplier of game meat, resulting from the installation of hidde......