March 2020

Published a story 28th Mar 2020 2:12 PM

Nearly 700 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Victoria, with people and businesses breaching quarantine and mass-gathering rules now facing steep fines.

Victorian coronavirus cases spike by 111

Nearly 700 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Victoria, with people and businesses breaching quarantine and mass-gathering rules now facing steep fines.

Published a story 11th Mar 2020 7:13 PM

Two charges, including one of indecent assault, have been dropped against award-winning Rocky Horror Show actor Craig McLachlan.

Charges dropped in McLachlan case

Two charges, including one of indecent assault, have been dropped against award-winning Rocky Horror Show actor Craig McLachlan.

Published a story 6th Mar 2020 1:35 PM

Cameron Carter, who sought vigilante justice against a pedophile, has been sentenced to nine months in youth detention.

Vigilante smashed child sex offender's head onto rock

Cameron Carter, who sought vigilante justice against a pedophile, has been sentenced to nine months in youth detention.

February 2020

Published a story 25th Feb 2020 5:37 AM

A judge has slammed a woman who tried to extort $1000 from the distraught parents of a dying 11-month-old girl, saying she can’t think of a worse case of blackmail.

Dying baby blackmailer’s ‘cruelty’ lashed by judge

A judge has slammed a woman who tried to extort $1000 from the distraught parents of a dying 11-month-old girl, saying she can’t think of a worse case of blackmail.

December 2019

Published a story 16th Dec 2019 4:52 PM

Gela Newitt defrauded aged-care home residents of $600,000 and she has been jailed for 10 months. This is how she took their money.

Swindling nursing home director jailed for $600k fraud

Gela Newitt defrauded aged-care home residents of $600,000 and she has been jailed for 10 months. This is how she took their money.

Published a story 16th Dec 2019 2:09 PM

An asylum-seeker family that had settled in central Queensland will remain in detention on Christmas Island will remain there until at least February ahead of a Federal Court trial.

Biloela Tamil family to stay on Christmas Island until Feb

An asylum-seeker family that had settled in central Queensland will remain in detention on Christmas Island will remain there until at least February ahead of a Federal Court trial.

October 2019

Published a story 24th Oct 2019 7:33 PM

A learner driver who had more than 30 alcoholic drinks before getting behind the wheel has pleaded guilty to killing his 12-year-old son.

Drink driver had 30 cans before killing son

A learner driver who had more than 30 alcoholic drinks before getting behind the wheel has pleaded guilty to killing his 12-year-old son.

September 2019

Published a story 23rd Sep 2019 6:45 PM

A Tamil family fighting deportation has been told to get used to detention on Christmas Island ahead of a Federal Court trial over their future.

Tamil family told to get used to detention

A Tamil family fighting deportation has been told to get used to detention on Christmas Island ahead of a Federal Court trial over their future.

August 2019

Published a story 19th Aug 2019 2:54 PM

VICTORIA Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton says he's sorry for the way the force enforced historical laws which criminalised homosexuality.

Victoria cops sorry for gay discrimination

VICTORIA Police Chief Commissioner Graham Ashton says he's sorry for the way the force enforced historical laws which criminalised homosexuality.

Published a story 9th Aug 2019 10:40 AM

A gay AFP officer who was unable to secure a work transfer to the same city as her partner has lost her discrimination claim against the force.

Gay cop loses $800k legal claim

A gay AFP officer who was unable to secure a work transfer to the same city as her partner has lost her discrimination claim against the force.

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