Defences play a crucial role in the law of defamation. In some ways, defences in defamation provide a balance between freedom of speech and protection of reputation.1 

Critically consider the following:
Defences play a crucial role in the law of defamation. In some ways, defences in defamation provide a balance between freedom of speech and protection of reputation.1
In your answer, you should include: • The defences of justification, fair report of proceedings of public concern, and triviality; • Critical consideration of how these defences operate to balance freedom of speech and protection of reputation; • Discussion of any limitations of these defences in balancing freedom of speech and protection of reputation; and • The relevant parts of the Defamation Act 2005 (Qld), and relevant case law and secondary material.

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