Melbourne boy with autism attacked by spanner-wielding teens outside Northcote school

Melbourne boy with autism attacked by spanner-wielding teens outside Northcote school

Posted May 10, 2018 10:52:49 Photo: Quinn Lahiff-Jenkins was attacked while trying to confront bullies, according to his mother. (Supplied: Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins) The mother of a boy with autism who was assaulted with spanners outside a Melbourne school wants police to charge his teenage attackers. Quinn Lahiff-Jenkins, 14, was attacked …

Teacher faces court over charges of indecently dealing with students at Palmerston school

Teacher faces court over charges of indecently dealing with students at Palmerston school

Posted May 09, 2018 17:31:19 Photo: The court heard the man had been spoken to about his conduct around students (ABC News: Tristan Hooft) A teacher accused of indecent dealings with four girls at a Palmerston school considered himself “bulletproof” and “exploited his status” to developed inappropriate relationships with his …

Starting from scratch: What goes into opening a new school

Starting from scratch: What goes into opening a new school

Posted May 08, 2018 06:16:07 Photo: The old Preston Girls’ Secondary College was closed in 2013 due to low enrolments. (ABC News: Stephanie Anderson) The next school year at Preston High will be a fresh start, and not only for the students. The gates of Preston Girls’ Secondary School closed …

David Turpin charged with perjury over claims he was running school for abused children

David Turpin charged with perjury over claims he was running school for abused children

Updated May 06, 2018 11:57:19 Photo: David and Louise Turpin are the biological parents of the 13 siblings. (Facebook: David-Louise Turpin) Related Story: Couple accused of imprisoning 13 children plead not guilty to new charges Related Story: California torture siblings had no social lives or contact with family, aunts say …

David Turpin charged with perjury over claims he was running school for abused children

David Turpin charged with perjury over claims he was running school for abused children

Updated May 06, 2018 11:57:19 Photo: David and Louise Turpin are the biological parents of the 13 siblings. (Facebook: David-Louise Turpin) Related Story: Couple accused of imprisoning 13 children plead not guilty to new charges Related Story: California torture siblings had no social lives or contact with family, aunts say …

Canberra school kids mowed down by raging cyclist during cross-country run

Canberra school kids mowed down by raging cyclist during cross-country run

Updated May 04, 2018 17:29:50 Photo: The cyclist rammed one child before remounting and targeting three more. (ABC News: Danielle Bonica) Police are searching for a cyclist in Canberra who mowed down four school children while they were running a cross-country event. The children were running near a waterway construction …

Performing arts school trio: Supporters of accused of child sexual abuse refused bail

Performing arts school trio: Supporters of accused of child sexual abuse refused bail

Updated May 04, 2018 17:40:39 Dozens of people packed into a Sydney court to show their support for three women linked to a performing arts school in regional New South Wales and accused of sexually abusing three young boys. Therese Ann Cook, 58, Yyani Cook-Williams, 30, and Clarissa Meredith, 23, …

Busselton Senior High School teacher attacked, student charged in latest violent incident

Busselton Senior High School teacher attacked, student charged in latest violent incident

Updated May 03, 2018 12:26:17 Photo: There have been several recent incidents at the school. (ABC News: Gian De Poloni) Related Story: ‘Sickening’ assault on Busselton student filmed on mobile A 14-year-old boy has been charged after a school teacher was attacked at Busselton Senior High School, the latest in …

Teenager accused of planning Riverland school massacre to be tried as an adult

Teenager accused of planning Riverland school massacre to be tried as an adult

Posted May 02, 2018 12:26:39 A 17-year-old boy charged over an alleged massacre plot to “kill as many people as possible” at a Riverland school will be tried as an adult. The boy, who was 16 at the time of his arrest, was charged with solicit to murder over the …

Teenager accused of planning Riverland school massacre was at ‘high risk’ of acting on his plans

Teenager accused of planning Riverland school massacre was at ‘high risk’ of acting on his plans

Posted May 02, 2018 18:40:42 One of the teenagers charged over an alleged massacre plot to kill as many people as possible at a Riverland school was deemed by a psychiatrist to be at “high risk” of acting on his plans, the Adelaide Magistrates Court has heard. Two teens, now …