John McRoberts trial: Departmental boss denies ‘close friendship’ with convicted travel agent

John McRoberts trial: Departmental boss denies ‘close friendship’ with convicted travel agent

Posted May 14, 2018 21:14:42 Photo: Former NT Health Department CEO Len Notaras gave evidence at the inquiry. (ABC News: Felicity James) Former NT Health Department boss Len Notaras was not “close friends” with now-convicted travel agent Xana Kamitsis, despite the pair signing emails off with kisses, a court has …

Decision to deport Batemans Bay convicted sex offender would ‘tear family apart’, lawyer says

Decision to deport Batemans Bay convicted sex offender would ‘tear family apart’, lawyer says

Posted May 12, 2018 09:31:32 Photo: David Degning is appealing the decision to deported him from Australia. (Instagram) Related Story: An attempt to deport David Degning angered many in his town, but they didn’t know his secret The deportation of a convicted sex offender who has lived in Australia for …

Convicted Iranian drug offender faces indefinite immigration detention after serving jail time

Convicted Iranian drug offender faces indefinite immigration detention after serving jail time

Posted April 30, 2018 15:50:11 Photo: Mohammad Abdullahi pleaded guilty to six charges. (Facebook: Mohammad Abdullahi) An Iranian man faces possible indefinite immigration detention in Australia as he cannot be deported after he serves a five-year jail term over drugs charges in central Queensland. Mohammad Abdullahi, 32, pleaded guilty today …

Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault of Andrea Constand in retrial

Bill Cosby convicted of sexual assault of Andrea Constand in retrial

Updated April 27, 2018 04:53:26 Photo: Bill Cosby claimed the sexual encounter with Andrea Constand was consensual. (Reuters: Jessica Kourkounis) Bill Cosby has been convicted of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who …

Tasmania’s Catholic church to audit plaques to identify convicted sex offenders

Tasmania’s Catholic church to audit plaques to identify convicted sex offenders

By Tamara Glumac Posted April 13, 2018 06:43:16 Photo: The Catholic Church is looking for any more plaques like the one that featured convicted sex offender Philip Green (left). (ABC News: Peter Curtis) Related Story: Victims demand plaque depicting sex offender be removed from Catholic cathedral Related Story: Catholic Church …

Salim Mehajer convicted of multiple counts of electoral fraud in 2012 Auburn Council elections

Salim Mehajer convicted of multiple counts of electoral fraud in 2012 Auburn Council elections

Updated April 11, 2018 12:09:50 Salim Mehajer has been convicted of multiple counts of electoral fraud, with a Sydney Magistrate finding he acted in a “joint criminal enterprise” with his sister to influence the 2012 Auburn Council elections. The former deputy mayor of Auburn is currently before Central Local Court …

Former NTFL footballer convicted of raping half-brother sentenced to three years’ jail

Former NTFL footballer convicted of raping half-brother sentenced to three years’ jail

Updated March 29, 2018 16:57:55 Photo: The former football player will be eligible for parole in September 2019. (ABC News: Tristan Hooft) A former Northern Territory Football League player who raped his half-brother after threatening to kill him has been sentenced to three years in jail. The man, whose name …