Man jailed for two months for involvement in assault on teenager in Port Augusta

Man jailed for two months for involvement in assault on teenager in Port Augusta

By Gary-Jon Lysaght and Patrick Martin Updated May 17, 2018 17:48:40 Photo: A man who was filmed encouraging an assault on a 15-year-old boy will serve two months in jail. (ABC News) A man who was filmed encouraging an assault on a 15-year-old boy in Port Augusta will serve two …

Parents of teenager who took her own life say ‘contradictory’ medical advice failed them

Parents of teenager who took her own life say ‘contradictory’ medical advice failed them

Updated May 20, 2018 08:39:27 A Darwin couple who lost their daughter to suicide say the health system failed their family, and there isn’t a day they don’t question what more could have been done to save her. And they’re now preparing to ride 3000 kilometres across Australia from Adelaide …

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 …

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 …

Troubled Kimberley teenager confirmed by coroner as WA’s first crocodile attack death in three decades

Troubled Kimberley teenager confirmed by coroner as WA’s first crocodile attack death in three decades

Posted May 09, 2018 17:55:55 Photo: The Kimberley teenager was killed by a saltwater crocodile in March 2013. (Flickr: Ciamablue) Related Story: Teen drowned, eaten by wild animals after running away in WA A WA coroner has ruled a teenager who died in Western Australia’s Kimberley while in state care …

Bed shutdown at RHH to treat teenager indicative of mental health care failure, critics say

Bed shutdown at RHH to treat teenager indicative of mental health care failure, critics say

Updated May 08, 2018 06:52:49 The health services union is angry a high-dependency bed at the Royal Hobart Hospital has been closed since last week to accommodate the treatment of a teenager, saying the Government has failed to fill a gap in adolescent mental health care despite repeated warnings. A …

Port Stephens teenager critically injured, four burnt, in fire pit explosion

Port Stephens teenager critically injured, four burnt, in fire pit explosion

Posted May 06, 2018 20:17:30 A 16-year-old boy is in a critical condition and four others have suffered burns after an explosion near Port Stephens. Police said an initial investigation suggested the explosion occurred after a flammable liquid was poured onto a fire pit on a patio. A crime scene …

‘Grave fears’ for teenager missing after police chase on Eyre Highway

‘Grave fears’ for teenager missing after police chase on Eyre Highway

Posted May 04, 2018 19:27:46 Photo: The SUV was found at Secret Rocks four days after Mr Redman went missing. (ABC News) Police say they hold “grave fears” for a wanted Adelaide teenager who went missing after a high-speed police chase on a rural South Australian highway almost two weeks …

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 …