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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Injured postal worker loses battle to keep compensation claim alive

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Christopher Knaus When a faulty pallet truck stopped suddenly, a postal worker was thrown from the vehicle and injured, but now he's learned there will be no compensation.

Tougher Environment Protection Agency powers to prevent pollution in Canberra

Pollution law changes: Environment Minister Simon Corbell has backed changes to the Environmental Protection Act to strengthen the ACT's regulatory system.

Christopher Knaus The ACT's environmental watchdog agency will have tougher powers to deal with potential polluters.

Chief Justice disqualifies herself from hearing Eastman's bail proceedings

Charged: David Eastman is arrested in December 1992.

Christopher Knaus The ACT's chief judge has disqualified herself from hearing David Eastman's bail proceedings because she knows a witness involved in the case.

Testing clears former Koppers site of contamination

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Christopher Knaus Independent testing of the old Koppers timber treatment plant site has cleared it of posing an "unacceptable risk" to the community.

Peter Slipper moves to have Cabcharge fraud case thrown out

Former Speaker Peter Slipper arrives at the ACT Magistrates Court on Wednesday.

Christopher Knaus Former Federal Parliament Speaker Peter Slipper has moved to have the Cabcharge fraud case against him thrown out, saying prosecutors failed to prove he was not on parliamentary business during...

Racist road rage pair found guilty

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Christopher Knaus A couple subjected two terrified Canberrans to a racist, abusive road rage tirade, before bashing them and brandishing a knife in their faces.

Law would have restricted discipline of Koppers

The multinational company operated from the early 1980s to 2005, treating timber using copper, chrome and arsenic.

Christopher Knaus Problems with ACT law would have restricted the government from disciplining Koppers over missing groundwater test results because it needed to prove the corporation's reporting failures were causing...

Cameron Tully on trial over allegations of molesting girls at Canberra farm

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Christopher Knaus Cameron Flynn Tully, 41, on trial for molesting girls at his Hillview family farm, where their parents gathered for religious and home birthing sessions.

'You never disobeyed a Tully', Supreme Court molestation trial hears

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Christopher Knaus An alleged victim of Cameron Flynn Tully followed him into a dark room because "you never disobeyed a Tully", trial hears.

Cameron Flynn Tully denies molesting girls at Hillview farm

Cameron Flynn Tully, who has denied all charges against him.

Christopher Knaus Cameron Flynn Tully has denied molesting young girls at his family's religious "Hillview" farm, saying he'd never even laid eyes on one of them.

Olympic boxer Adam Forsyth fails to appear for sentencing over road rage assault

Christopher Knaus Confrontation took place after a truck driver beeped at him as he tried unsuccessfully to park a car.

Boxer not in court for road rage sentence

Christopher Knaus An Olympic boxer who punched a truck driver in a road rage spat in Fyshwick has failed to show up for sentencing because he did not read his mail for the past three months, a court has heard.

Jury begins deliberating on fate of Cameron Tully for alleged child molestation

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Christopher Knaus A jury has begun deliberating on the fate of a man accused of molesting young girls at his family's religious Hillview farm in West Belconnen.

NSW says 'box-ticking' approach to 2003 fires could have cost more lives

Christopher Knaus Lawyers for NSW say taking a "box-ticking" approach to managing the fires that would eventually devastate Canberra could have cost more lives and destroyed more houses.

DansonFest concert to honour murder victim Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber

DansonFest: Craig McMillan, with Penelope Foudoulis and Graeme Syms are the organising a punk rock festival to celebrate the memory of murdered friend Nicolas Sofer-Shreiber.

Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus The man accused of murdering Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber has again faced an ACT court.

Punk rock festival to honour murder victim, Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber

Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus The man accused of murdering Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber has again faced an ACT court, as the slain punk rocker's friends prepare for a musical festival in his honour on Saturday.

Dying wish of a convicted murderer

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Christopher Knaus Anthony John Hagen has spent all but four years of his adult life in a cell.

Intensive correction orders better than periodic detention, says report

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Christopher Knaus Intense community supervision is more effective than weekend prison, a NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research report finds.

Tharwa indigenous rehabilitation centre gets tribunal green light

Christopher Knaus Rural landholders have lost a planning stoush with the government over the proposed indigenous bush retreat for drug and alcohol rehabilitation near Tharwa.

Public servant's super compo claim could take weeks

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Christopher Knaus, Stephanie Anderson ACTEW's predecessor has faced about 20 civil cases alleging they were negligent in advising employees of their eligibility for the generous Commonwealth superannuation scheme, a court has heard.