Victoria Police call for more powers to fine drivers taking selfies, using mobile phones

Victoria Police call for more powers to fine drivers taking selfies, using mobile phones

Updated May 14, 2018 16:12:08 Photo: Assistant Commissioner Doug Fryer says strict liability laws would help officers fine drivers using their mobile phones. (ABC News) Victoria Police are calling for legal reforms to pave the way for the use of high-tech cameras to photograph and fine drivers using mobile phones. …

Sam Dastyari’s far-right abuser gets suspended fine for contempt | Australia news

A far-right activist faces the threat of a hefty fine over an online video in which the former senator Sam Dastyari was called a “terrorist” and a “monkey” at a Melbourne pub. Neil Erikson was fined $10,000 on Friday for contempt but the penalty was suspended on the condition he …

Trainer Robert Smerdon banned for life for doping horses, faces ‘crushing fine’

Trainer Robert Smerdon banned for life for doping horses, faces ‘crushing fine’

Updated May 10, 2018 14:58:52 Photo: Trainer Robert Smerdon was banned for doping horses. (ABC News: Nicola Gage) Related Story: Trainers found guilty in ‘biggest scandal in racing history’ Related Story: Stablehand caught on camera allegedly doping horse at Flemington Prominent horse trainer Robert Smerdon has been banned for life …

Ford slugged with record $10m fine for unconscionable conduct over faulty gearboxes

Ford slugged with record $10m fine for unconscionable conduct over faulty gearboxes

Updated April 26, 2018 15:27:18 Photo: The Ford Focus is one of the models fitted with the faulty gear box. (Supplied: Ford Australia ) Related Story: ACCC sues Ford for ‘misleading’ drivers over faulty gearboxes Ford has agreed to pay a record $10 million fine for unconscionable conduct over the …

Anzac Day: Fine weather draws crowds to Kings Park dawn service

Anzac Day: Fine weather draws crowds to Kings Park dawn service

Updated April 25, 2018 08:29:40 Photo: WA’s biggest Anzac Day dawn service is held at Perth’s Kings Park. (ABC News: Andrea Mayes) Related Story: Maori war dance and Aboriginal corroboree performers come together for Anzac Day Related Story: Female veterans stand up for right to march after Anzac ‘kick in …

AFL fine for Hawthorn’s Ryan Burton divides opinion after his bump knocks out Kangaroos’ Shaun Higgins

AFL fine for Hawthorn’s Ryan Burton divides opinion after his bump knocks out Kangaroos’ Shaun Higgins

Posted April 24, 2018 08:27:48 Photo: The bump by Hawthorn’s Ryan Burton (L) on North Melbourne’s Shaun Higgins has highlighted confusion over AFL rules on legal and illegal contact. (AAP: Julian Smith) Related Story: Suns hold off Lions to win Q-Clash after Roos down the Hawks The bump is a …

Lawyer linked to former Donald Trump aide gets 30 days in prison, $20,000 fine in Russia probe – Donald Trump’s America

Lawyer linked to former Donald Trump aide gets 30 days in prison, $20,000 fine in Russia probe – Donald Trump’s America

Posted April 04, 2018 04:49:36 Photo: Alex van der Zwaan (second from left) is the first person to be sentenced in the Russia probe. (AP: Pablo Martinez Monsivais) The Dutch son-in-law of one of Russia’s richest men has been sentenced to 30 days in prison and fined $20,000 for lying …

Storm Financial clients slam $140k fine after 3,000 investors left destitute

Storm Financial clients slam $140k fine after 3,000 investors left destitute

Updated March 22, 2018 19:05:46 Photo: Mr Reynolds lost his house in Townsville after being left with a $1.2 million debt. (ABC News: Rhea Abraham) Emmanuel and Julie Cassimatis, the husband and wife founders of collapsed company Storm Financial — which left more than 3,000 clients destitute — are facing …