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Letter bomber awarded $415,000 workers comp

Colin George Dunstan

Michael Inman Convicted tax office letter bomber Colin George Dunstan has been awarded more than $415,000 in workers compensation.

Paramedics cannot force treatment: court

Michael Inman A Canberra court has found paramedics have no authority to force people to receive medical treatment.

Lyneham man Howard Hall faces charges over alleged assault on girlfriend

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Michael Inman A Lyneham man accused of choking and stomping on his girlfriend has been denied bail.

Warrants were out for motorcyclist who died in crash

Michael Inman and John-Paul Moloney A man killed after crashing a stolen motorcycle on Canberra Avenue on Monday morning was wanted by police for motor vehicle theft.

Magistrate criticises jailing of mentally ill man

ACT Chief Magistrate Lorraine Walker in her office.

Lisa Cox and Michael Inman Court hears 27-year-old man with a mental illness spent nearly six months in Canberra's jail for minor offences.

Upskirter accused Sung Kun Kim faces more charges

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Michael Inman A Queanbeyan man accused of photographing up a woman's dress at the National Multicultural Festival is expected to be charged with a further 10 offences, a court has heard.

Affordable Tralee a boon for buyers

Jake and Mel Cannon where the first people to register  purchase a block of land at Tralee.

Michael Inman A night sleeping rough could be the smartest financial decision that Jake Cannon has ever made.

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Friends of Lyneham murder victim urge anyone with information to come forward

Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber with friend Stacey Rupil.

Michael Inman Friends of murder victim Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber have urged anyone with information about his death to come forward.

Accused arsonist linked to more Canberra fires

Michael Inman A homeless man who was burnt by a fire he allegedly started in Molonglo is under investigation over a further four fires, a court has heard.

Mother of driver who caused three deaths in chase doesn't blame police

Quadruple fatality on March 20.

Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus The mother of the driver who caused one of the territory’s most horrific car crashes says she does not blame the police for chasing her son in a high speed pursuit.

Eden man extradited over alleged bedroom drug lab

Police raiding the Eden home in October last year.

Michael Inman An accused drug cook has been extradited to the south coast to face charges for a meth lab allegedly discovered in his bedroom.

Damages payout after rape allegations


Michael Inman A Commonwealth contractor who says she was raped by a public servant on a work trip has received more than $660,000 in damages.

Chance for same-sex marriages after High Court reserves decision

Same sex marriage.

Lisa Cox and Michael Inman The ACT will host the first same-sex marriages in Australia this weekend, after the High Court reserved its decision in the Commonwealth's challenge to the territory laws.

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Same-sex marriage bill overturned: reaction to the High Court judgment

Australian High court hands down ruling on same sex marriages. Ivan Hinton, spokesperson.

Lisa Cox, Michael Inman and Ross Peake Reaction to the High Court's decision on same-sex marriage laws.

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Same-sex marriage laws overturned by High Court


Michael Inman, Lisa Cox, Ross Peake The High Court has overturned Australia’s first same-sex marriage law.

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Tributes flow for murdered music lover Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman Police are speaking to a number of ''persons of interest'' as they continue to investigate the stabbing murder of Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber.

Forensics finish up at Canberra murder scenes

Michael Inman Police have finalised their crime scene investigations as the hunt continues for the killers of two Canberra men.

Man linked to killing taken off the streets

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A man linked to the killing of a Phillip cannabis dealer on New Year's Day has been taken off the streets.

Court orders legal costs in advance


Michael Inman A building company has delivered $55,000 to a Canberra court to continue its legal fight against the National Library of Australia.

A family's pain brought to the surface as killer faces life sentence

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Michael Inman Murder victim Andre Le Dinh will be publicly remembered as a cannabis dealer, but his family have recalled a gentle and generous family member whose future was snatched away by his killer.