Conspiracy theorist told to pay $875,000 after Facebook rants against GP

Dr Philip Webster and his wife were falsely accused of running a secret paedophile network

A GP and his high-profile wife have been awarded nearly $900,000 in damages after being accused on Facebook of running an underground child-abuse ring.

Dr Philip Webster.

Dr Philip Webster is married to Federal MP Dr Anne Webster (PhD). The couple from Mildura in Victoria operate a charity for disadvantaged mothers called 'Zoe Support' but fell victim to local conspiracy theorist Karen Brewer in a series of defamatory