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Conspiracy theorist ordered to pay $875,000 over ‘delusional’ posts targeting Australian MP – The Guardian

Judge says Karen Brewer’s Facebook posts accusing Nationals MP Anne Webster of being in paedophile network were ‘vile’ and ‘wholly indefensible’

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A conspiracy theorist who accused a Nationals MP of being a member of a secretive paedophile network on social media has been ordered to pay $875,000 in damages, after a federal court judge labelled the claims disgraceful and inexplicable.
Guardian Australia revealed last month that Anne Webster, a first-term federal MP from Mildura, had, along with her husband and a not-for-profit organisation they established to help single mothers, launched defamation proceedings against Australian conspirac…

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