The former soldier’s barrister told the Federal Court there had been a “concerted effort” by the Herald and The Age to..
Australian businessman, former SAS soldier, and Victorian Cross recipient
Benjamin Roberts-Smith, is an Australian businessperson, former Australian Army (SAS) soldier and a recipient of the Victoria Cross for Australia (VC), the highest award in the Australian honours system. The VC in 2011, together with his Medal for Gallantry (MG) awarded in 2006, made Roberts-Smith the most highly decorated serving member of the Australian Defence Force. He was also awarded a Commendation for Distinguished Service for his leadership as a patrol commander in 2012.