A literary offence: teacher sues school over author’s account of heroine’s sex life

Lee & Anor v State of Queensland [2015] QDC 083

A “badly written” account of the goings on at an imaginary Queensland junior school is alleged to have been based on real dramas in the private lives of staff at an outer Brisbane primary institution, fed to the author by one of their number who was his wife.

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Reproduced with the permission of Carter Capner Law


Judge McGill applied his reasoning as extrapolated in Palmer & Ors v State of Queensland [2015] QDC 63see earlier posting.

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