FEDERAL COURT DEFAMATION PROCEEDINGS
The Federal Court Official Announcement: The proceedings have otherwise settled before trial with an apology to Dr Ces Colagrande and his family. A monetary payout was awarded to Dr Colagrande under confidential terms. Ms Cassandra (Cassie) McNeill was ordered by the courts to join the proceedings as the second respondent. Dr Colagrande was represented by Sydney defamation specialist Sue Chrysanthou and Blake Fraser, principal of Fraser Lawyers, Mermaid Beach