Greens Senator wins defamation case against David Leyonhjelm
Greens Senator Sarah Hanson-Young has won her defamation case against former politician David Leyonhjelm.
She has been awarded $120,000 in damages, plus interest, in the federal court.
Ms Hanson-Young sued her then colleague over comments he made in 2018.
Their dispute was sparked with a comment Mr Leyonhjelm made in parliament amid a debate on legislation seeking to prevent violence against women.
Ms Hanson-Young says she’ll be donating the money to two charities.