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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Court dismisses IVF discrimination suit against government

Christopher Knaus The federal government did not discriminate against a desperate and distressed Canberra couple when it denied them early access to super to pay for an overseas IVF treatment, a court has found.

Canberra man to fight charges over 'frenzied' and 'savage' machete attack

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Christopher Knaus A Canberra man will fight allegations he launched a "frenzied" and "savage" machete attack that a left a man with severe injuries last month.

Duntroon cadet committed to stand trial over alleged Anzac Day rape

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Christopher Knaus Duntroon cadet accused of choking and raping fellow cadet on Anzac Day committed to stand trial.

Canberra man bashed and strangled his pregnant girlfriend, court hears

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Christopher Knaus A Canberra man allegedly punched and strangled his girlfriend while she was three months pregnant with his child, a court has heard.

Copa Brazilian restaurant owners facing criminal charges over mass food poisoning

Scene of food poisoning outbreak: The Copa Brazilian restaurant in Dickson.

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman Largest salmonella poisoning outbreak in Canberra's history leads to owners of the former Copa Brazilian restaurant being charged with criminal offences.

Catanzariti construction death: Prosecutors criticised over delays

Christopher Knaus Prosecutors have been criticised over their handling of the high-profile Ben Catanzariti construction death case.

'Callous' Civic bashing captured in CCTV footage

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Christopher Knaus CCTV record reveals details of alcohol-fuelled bashing, court told.

AFP should not be let 'anywhere near' a new investigation of Winchester Mafia links, former judge says

Murdered: Former AFP assistant commissioner Colin Winchester.

Christopher Knaus The AFP was last week subjected to a blistering criticism for its failure to seriously and impartially investigate secret new information potentially linking the 'Ndrangheta to the 1989 killing of...

Mental impairment being investigated in Lyneham murder case

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Christopher Knaus Mental impairment is being investigated as a potential issue in the stabbing murder of a man in Lyneham late last year.

Belconnen library child molester to serve extra three years minimum jail

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Christopher Knaus Prosecutors successfully appeal sentence of man who molested a three-year-old girl in Belconnen library.

Harsher sentence for Belconnen library molester welcomed by child protection campaigners

Christopher Knaus A harsher sentence for a man who molested a three-year-old at the Belconnen Library has been welcomed by child protection campaigners.

Murder accused Aleksander Vojneski 'didn't seem right': brother

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Christopher Knaus The brother of Aleksander Vojneski says his sibling "didn't seem right mentally" and appeared delusional the weekend before he allegedly stabbed his girlfriend to death in her Macgregor home.

ADFA cadet charged over two alleged sexual assaults

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Christopher Knaus An ADFA officer cadet will fight charges that he sexually assaulted two female officer cadets at night on two separate occasions.

Duntroon cadet alleged to have raped woman on Anzac Day

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Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A young Duntroon student allegedly choked and raped a fellow cadet on ANZAC Day in yet another disturbing revelation of abuse within the Australian Defence Force.

A car park and a fist fight; where it all began for David Eastman

David Harold Eastman shortly after his arrest in 1992.

Christopher Knaus A neighbourly fight over a car park, of all things, set David Eastman on the fateful path to life behind bars.

Teenager pleads guilty to robbing bus driver using Stanley knife

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Christopher Knaus A teenager has pleaded guilty to using a Stanley knife to rob a bus driver of a bag of coins in Civic on Wednesday night.

Man who raped woman during break-in tore family's life apart, court hears

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Christopher Knaus James March ripped a family's life apart when he repeatedly raped a young woman he encountered during a burglary in Canberra's inner north last year.

King O'Malley's, ACT police sued by patron after being manhandled and arrested

A pub patron is suing King O'Malley's and ACT police after being manhandled as he was thrown out of the Civic nightspot.

Christopher Knaus A reveller who was manhandled as he was thrown out of a Civic venue is suing a pub and ACT police over his alleged mistreatment.

Dickson traders urge action on parking

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Christopher Knaus Concerned traders warn the government that major redevelopment of Dickson must make parking a priority.

Man accused of importing drugs to Canberra post office boxes to stand trial

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Christopher Knaus A man accused of importing MDMA and cocaine into the ACT using false identities and a series of post office boxes has pleaded not guilty and is set to face trial.