John Chardon asked Filipino ‘lover’ to find hitman to kill wife, court told

John Chardon asked Filipino ‘lover’ to find hitman to kill wife, court told

Updated May 15, 2018 16:55:27 Photo: Marshall Aguilor told the court he met John Chardon through an online dating site in the Philippines. (AAP Image: Dave Hunt) Accused murderer John Chardon has been committed to stand trial for the alleged murder of his wife on the Gold Coast, shortly after …

Man accused of murders, bombings was fuelled by feud with ex-wife, court told

Man accused of murders, bombings was fuelled by feud with ex-wife, court told

Updated May 15, 2018 14:05:25 Photo: Leonard Warwick is charged with multiple offences including four murders. (Supplied: Channel 7) A court has heard a Sydney man accused of a string of murders and court bombings in the 1980’s was motivated by a feud with his ex-wife. Key points: Leonard John …

Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts wanted to be ‘comfortable’ with fraud probe, court told

Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts wanted to be ‘comfortable’ with fraud probe, court told

Updated May 11, 2018 21:12:49 Photo: John McRoberts (R) was in a relationship with the target of a fraud investigation. (ABC News: Felicity James) Former Northern Territory police commissioner John McRoberts reviewed a fraud investigation file relating to his “intimate friend”, who was at the top of a list of …

Victorian domestic violence reforms: Government told to focus on long-term changes

Victorian domestic violence reforms: Government told to focus on long-term changes

Posted May 10, 2018 17:31:05 Photo: Family violence survivors need to be consulted more, Tim Cartwright says. (ABC News) Tackling family violence in Victoria needs to be more about long-term systemic reforms rather than ticking off recommendations from the royal commission, the man charged with monitoring progress has told the …

Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts denied conflict with travel agent investigation, court told

Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts denied conflict with travel agent investigation, court told

Posted May 09, 2018 19:05:40 Photo: Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts (right) attends his trial. (ABC News: Felicity James) Former Northern Territory police commissioner John McRoberts denied having a “conflict” after text messages revealed he had been in a sexual relationship with the target of a fraud investigation, the …

NT Health Department audit delayed travel agent fraud investigation, John McRoberts trial told

NT Health Department audit delayed travel agent fraud investigation, John McRoberts trial told

Updated May 08, 2018 20:19:49 Photo: Former NT police commissioner John McRoberts (right) has pleaded not guilty to perverting the course of justice. (ABC News: Felicity James) A $100,000 audit of the Northern Territory Health Department’s pensioner travel concession scheme was “fluff”, a waste of taxpayers’ money and delayed a …

Secret recordings reveal Horizon Power manager’s conduct breach, CCC told

Secret recordings reveal Horizon Power manager’s conduct breach, CCC told

Posted May 08, 2018 18:54:51 Photo: Mr Thomas was recorded as saying he would “seek forgiveness” if his conflict of interest was discovered. (ABC News: Rebecca Trigger) Secret recordings of phone calls played in the Corruption and Crime Commission between a senior manager at one of WA’s biggest power suppliers …

Independent probity adviser didn’t oversee final NT farm site negotiations, hearing told

Independent probity adviser didn’t oversee final NT farm site negotiations, hearing told

Posted May 04, 2018 00:01:31 Photo: A concept image for the proposed development at Berrimah Farm. (Supplied) A public hearing into the Northern Territory Government’s awarding of prime commercial land to Darwin developer Halikos Group for free has heard final negotiations were not overseen by an independent probity adviser. It …

Tangalooma Resort security wrongly told family to leave public beach and mooring

Tangalooma Resort security wrongly told family to leave public beach and mooring

Updated May 01, 2018 05:41:33 Photo: Lisa Wilkins and her daughter Isabella were confronted by security on the beach at Moreton Island. (Supplied: Lisa Wilkins) A Brisbane family says they were left shocked and outraged when a security guard on Moreton Island tried to force them off a public beach, …

Court’s niqab ban led to miscarriage of justice, Sydney hearing told | Australia news

A Sydney Muslim woman suffered a miscarriage of justice at her terrorism raid lawsuit because she was not allowed to give evidence with her face covered, an appeal court has been told. The “deeply held religious beliefs” of Moutia Elzahed meant that she did not give “crucial” evidence about her …