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The shocking story of the case against Australia’s most highly decorated soldier, Ben Roberts-Smith, and the defamation trial of the century.
Gold Walkley Award winning journalist Chris Masters was the first to investigate the rumours of summary executions, bloodings and bullying, and began to examine more closely the man we wanted to hero-worship. When the stories hit the headlines, and with a billionaire media baron’s backing, Ben Roberts-Smith sued. So commenced the defamation trial of the century, a courtroom contest of tightrope tactics and fierce wit.
Hear Jonesy & Amanda’s chat with Chris Masters above.