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Malcolm Turnbull requests legal advice on pursuit of ‘save Medicare’ grandfather
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has promised to review legal advice that led to a retiree being threatened with court action unless he pulls down his “save Medicare” website as intellectual property experts questioned the strength of the government’s position.
Sydney grandfather Mark Rogers has drawn a wave of support from across Australia after Fairfax Media revealed his David and Goliath battle against the Department of Human Services, which has threatened to sue him for “injunctive relief, damages and costs” for what it claims is the unauthorised use of Medicare’s green and yellow logo.
Mr Rogers has so far defied the Department’s demand, delivered by…