Man sentenced to two months in jail for assaulting teenager in Port Augusta

Man sentenced to two months in jail for assaulting teenager in Port Augusta

By Gary-Jon Lysaght and Patrick Martin Updated May 17, 2018 10:35:30 A man has been found guilty of assaulting a 14-year-old boy in the Port Augusta Magistrates Court. He has been sentenced to two months in jail. The incident was filmed and posted to social media, and went viral. More …

Canberra one-punch attacker who left victim in hospital avoids jail

Canberra one-punch attacker who left victim in hospital avoids jail

Updated May 15, 2018 17:51:16 A Canberra man has avoided jail after admitting to a coward punch which left a man in need of immediate surgery. Justice Michael Elkaim said Paul McNeill, 27, became involved in a fight, after he received a call from a friend during a drunken night …

Neil Erikson, who ambushed Sam Dastyari on video, avoids jail for contempt of court

Neil Erikson, who ambushed Sam Dastyari on video, avoids jail for contempt of court

Updated May 11, 2018 15:27:26 Related Story: ‘Are you not pathetic?’ Judge scolds ‘childish’ far-right activist Related Story: Far-right activist in contempt for failing to pull down Dastyari video A far-right activist who ambushed former Labor senator Sam Dastyari for a social media video will have to pay $10,000 if …

Jessie Donker sentenced to four years’ jail for manslaughter of abusive partner in ‘freakish accident’

Jessie Donker sentenced to four years’ jail for manslaughter of abusive partner in ‘freakish accident’

Posted May 11, 2018 13:26:14 Photo: The court found Jessie Donker lost self control after she was attacked by Richard Powell. (Facebook: Jessie Donker) A Melbourne woman has been sentenced to four years’ jail for the manslaughter of her abusive partner, who she killed in a “freakish accident” by causing …

Lie about your age to kids online and go to jail under proposed SA law

Lie about your age to kids online and go to jail under proposed SA law

Posted May 10, 2018 18:19:31 The South Australian Government will introduce laws to protect children from adult online predators who lie about their age. Key points: Carly Ryan was killed in 2007 Her murderer pretended to be a teenage boy Pretending to be younger online to meet a child would …

Jail sentence for former milk millionaire over cocaine in Gold Coast apartment

Jail sentence for former milk millionaire over cocaine in Gold Coast apartment

Updated May 10, 2018 15:12:19 Photo: Ken Lacey will be released on parole after serving three months of his sentence. (AAP Image: Dave Hunt) A Gold Coast judge has jailed former Victorian milk millionaire Ken Lacey for two-and-a-half years after he pleaded guilty to possessing and supplying cocaine. Lacey, 61, …

Six killed in clashes between police and Islamists at Indonesia jail

Six killed in clashes between police and Islamists at Indonesia jail

Posted May 09, 2018 18:32:03 Six people have been killed in clashes between Indonesian police and Islamist militant prisoners at a high-security jail on the outskirts of the capital Jakarta, two security sources say. A police officer at the jail in the Mobile Police Brigade (Brimob) headquarters in Depok, and …

Neo-Nazi lovers sentenced to 21 years in jail for Perth murder | Australia news

Two white supremacists have been sentenced to a minimum of 21 years in jail for murdering a 42-year-old man by bludgeoning him to death with a hammer as he slept in his Perth home. Father of one Alan Taylor was killed in April 2016 at the Girrawheen house he shared …

NSW police officer likely to avoid jail for sharing sex video of female colleague

NSW police officer likely to avoid jail for sharing sex video of female colleague

Updated May 03, 2018 19:02:03 Photo: Timothy Patterson was found guilty of three counts of filming a woman in a private act without her consent. (AAP: David Moir) A Sydney police officer who secretly filmed a colleague while they were having sex and uploaded it to a social media platform …

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 …