Fraud target tried to give ‘inappropriate’ birthday cake to former police commissioner John McRoberts, court hears

Fraud target tried to give ‘inappropriate’ birthday cake to former police commissioner John McRoberts, court hears

Updated May 17, 2018 19:26:06 Photo: John McRoberts (right) pleaded not guilty to attempting to pervert the course of justice. (ABC News: Alyssa Betts) Related Story: Former top cop denied sexual relationship rumour at bureaucrat Christmas party, court hears Related Story: NT fraud squad boss opposed ‘debt collection’ strategy, court …

NT teacher tried to put student’s hand on his ‘private area’, court hears

NT teacher tried to put student’s hand on his ‘private area’, court hears

Posted May 16, 2018 19:51:13 Photo: The court heard the mother had discovered messages between the girl and the man earlier in the year. (ABC) A student hit her former primary school teacher when he grabbed her hand and put it on his “private area”, a Darwin court has heard. …

John McRoberts denied sexual relationship rumour at bureaucrat Christmas party, court hears

John McRoberts denied sexual relationship rumour at bureaucrat Christmas party, court hears

Posted May 16, 2018 18:39:16 Photo: The trial of John McRoberts (right) continues, with the court hearing about discussions at a Christmas party. (ABC News: Alyssa Betts) Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts was confronted at a Christmas party of departmental chiefs about rumours he had been in a sexual …

Teenager left to ‘crawl, hop and drag himself’ to medical help after hit-and-run, court hears

Teenager left to ‘crawl, hop and drag himself’ to medical help after hit-and-run, court hears

Posted May 16, 2018 14:28:41 Photo: The teenager tried to flee on his bicycle across The Flats, the Supreme Court was told. (ABC North West WA: Ewan Gilbert) Two men on trial over the hit-and-run of an Indigenous teenager in South Hedland allegedly went in search of a group of …

Cape York killing sparked over funeral location, murder trial hears

Cape York killing sparked over funeral location, murder trial hears

Posted May 15, 2018 16:25:58 Photo: Indigenous ranger Garry Hudson is accused of driving into a house full of mourners because he did not like the location of the funeral. (Facebook) A man accused of killing a woman when he drove into a house full of mourners at his partner’s …

John McRoberts trial: Police commissioner’s strategy ‘seemed reasonable’ to minister, court hears

John McRoberts trial: Police commissioner’s strategy ‘seemed reasonable’ to minister, court hears

Posted May 15, 2018 21:00:31 Photo: Former NT health minister Robyn Lambley has started giving evidence at the trial. (ABC News: Ian Redfearn) It seemed reasonable to give travel agents suspected of defrauding the NT Health Department a chance to “make amends” and pay money back, former Northern Territory health …

Mother shook 4-month-old baby girl days before her death, inquest hears

Mother shook 4-month-old baby girl days before her death, inquest hears

Updated May 14, 2018 16:30:50 A coronial inquest into the death of a 4-month-old girl has heard her mother allegedly shook the child in the days leading up to her death. The mother-of-six, who cannot be identified for legal reasons, was visibly agitated as a coronial inquest into the death …

Melbourne doctor allegedly asked inappropriate questions before groping 17yo, court hears

Melbourne doctor allegedly asked inappropriate questions before groping 17yo, court hears

Updated May 09, 2018 15:27:34 Photo: Azit Das is accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old patient at a Melbourne clinic. (Facebook: Azit Das) A Melbourne doctor accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old patient had also allegedly asked her inappropriately intimate questions about her sex life, a court has been told. …

John McRoberts trial: fraud squad boss opposed travel agent ‘debt collection’ strategy, court hears

John McRoberts trial: fraud squad boss opposed travel agent ‘debt collection’ strategy, court hears

Updated April 30, 2018 21:28:23 Photo: Former NT Police commissioner John McRoberts (right) is accused of trying to deflect an investigation. (ABC News: Felicity James) The police officer in charge of the Northern Territory’s fraud squad raised concerns a civil “debt collection” strategy for travel agents suspected of fraud was …

‘Unprecedented stockpiling of recycling’ could cost Queensland councils $50 million per year, inquiry hears

‘Unprecedented stockpiling of recycling’ could cost Queensland councils $50 million per year, inquiry hears

Updated April 30, 2018 13:05:36 Photo: Waste from yellow bins in Ipswich has been going straight to landfill for six weeks. (Four Corners) Related Story: Council backflips on recycling dump, wants fewer pizza boxes in yellow bins Related Story: What is going on in Queensland with recycling? Queensland ratepayers may …