Banking royal commission: Westpac sought to evict pensioner after daughter’s business failed

Banking royal commission: Westpac sought to evict pensioner after daughter’s business failed

Updated May 21, 2018 18:38:22 The banking royal commission has heard an elderly, seriously ill woman faced homelessness after her daughter’s business failed. Key points: Carolyn Flanagan’s blindness means she cannot read or write, has memory loss, osteoporosis and has trouble speaking Faced the prospect of homelessness after using her …

Twin daughters found after alleged abduction by mother four years ago | Australia news

A Queensland father whose twin daughters went missing four years ago has received the “best news possible” after federal police found the girls with their mother in the New South Wales town of Taree. Isabella and Bronte Watter, then aged seven, were allegedly abducted and taken into hiding by their …

Existing between the lines: getting to know my daughter’s dyslexia | Angie Fox | Society

The wipers groan across the windscreen. We are stuck in heavy rain at the train tracks. One train goes by and then another. It’s Saturday morning in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs and we are all late for basketball, or soccer, or footy, or ballet. Frustration pierces the sanctity of our car. …

Terrorised mother jailed for daughter’s torture death at hands of stepfather in Newcastle

Terrorised mother jailed for daughter’s torture death at hands of stepfather in Newcastle

Updated March 23, 2018 15:19:10 The mother of a Hunter Valley girl who was tortured and murdered by her stepfather will spend at least 18 months in jail, after a judge noted she too was a victim of terror. Detectives found the 12-year-old girl known as CN dead in her …