Police charge 15yo after Melbourne boy with autism allegedly attacked with spanners

Police charge 15yo after Melbourne boy with autism allegedly attacked with spanners

Updated May 10, 2018 18:27:45 Police have charged a 15-year-old boy after a video allegedly showed a student with autism being attacked by a group of spanner-wielding teenagers outside a Melbourne school. The 14-year-old, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was allegedly attacked outside a school in the city’s …

Melbourne boy with autism attacked by spanner-wielding teens outside Northcote school

Melbourne boy with autism attacked by spanner-wielding teens outside Northcote school

Posted May 10, 2018 10:52:49 Photo: Quinn Lahiff-Jenkins was attacked while trying to confront bullies, according to his mother. (Supplied: Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins) The mother of a boy with autism who was assaulted with spanners outside a Melbourne school wants police to charge his teenage attackers. Quinn Lahiff-Jenkins, 14, was attacked …

Daniel Morcombe’s killer Brett Peter Cowan attacked in prison

Daniel Morcombe’s killer Brett Peter Cowan attacked in prison

Updated May 04, 2018 12:14:34 Daniel Morcombe’s killer Brett Peter Cowan has been assaulted by another inmate in Brisbane’s Wolston Correctional Centre. Queensland Corrective Services said Cowan suffered superficial wounds to his neck and ear in the attack. The assault happened in a common area of the prison’s secure unit. …

Busselton Senior High School teacher attacked, student charged in latest violent incident

Busselton Senior High School teacher attacked, student charged in latest violent incident

Updated May 03, 2018 12:26:17 Photo: There have been several recent incidents at the school. (ABC News: Gian De Poloni) Related Story: ‘Sickening’ assault on Busselton student filmed on mobile A 14-year-old boy has been charged after a school teacher was attacked at Busselton Senior High School, the latest in …

Groovin the Moo Canberra pill testing trial attacked by ACT Opposition, Chief Minister uninterested

Groovin the Moo Canberra pill testing trial attacked by ACT Opposition, Chief Minister uninterested

Updated April 27, 2018 13:50:22 The decision to allow an Australian-first pill testing trial in Canberra this weekend has drawn scorn from the ACT Opposition, but the Chief Minister says he is not particularly interested in the pioneering move his Government announced. A weeks-long stalemate between the ACT Government, police, …

Gay couple attacked as ‘sickheads’ in hateful note left outside home, car tyre punctured with knife

Gay couple attacked as ‘sickheads’ in hateful note left outside home, car tyre punctured with knife

Updated April 24, 2018 11:32:14 Photo: The note found on the couple’s car outside their home north of Brisbane. (Facebook) A same-sex couple who had their car tyre punctured and a note left outside their home calling “lesbianism an abhorrent practice” is encouraging anyone else targeted in the same way …

Man attacked by shark near Margaret River Pro bodysurfed to shore | Environment

A man who was bitten by a shark while surfing off Western Australia’s south coast managed to bodysurf back to shore before his friends used a board rope as a tourniquet to stem his bleeding. The 37-year-old man was bitten on the lower leg at Cobblestones beach in Gracetown, near …

Man attacked by shark near Gracetown in WA’s South West

Man attacked by shark near Gracetown in WA’s South West

Updated April 16, 2018 12:05:49 Photo: The man is being flown to Royal Perth Hospital with serious injuries. (ABC News: Anthony Pancia) A man in his 30s has been bitten by a shark near Gracetown in Western Australia’s South West, putting on hold the nearby Margaret River Pro international surfing …

Rocks thrown on to Southern Expressway and four people attacked

Rocks thrown on to Southern Expressway and four people attacked

THREE youths — including a boy aged 10 and girl aged 13 — have been arrested after a gang rampaged through the southern suburbs, savagely attacking residents with a garden stake, damaging cars and throwing rocks at vehicles on the Southern Expressway. Witnesses have told how the group relentlessly beat …

Fair Work audit attacked by Chamber Of Commerce over ‘misreporting’ of Tasmanian compliance issues

Fair Work audit attacked by Chamber Of Commerce over ‘misreporting’ of Tasmanian compliance issues

Posted March 28, 2018 19:50:21 Photo: The Fair Work Ombudsman has been accused of “misreporting” audit results for publicity purposes. (Pixabay) Related Story: Woolworths cleaners underpaid in ‘serious exploitation’ across Tasmania: inquiry Businesses on Tasmania’s east coast have been put on notice by the Fair Work Ombudsman after an audit …