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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Sexually abused foster child claims ACT government knew carer was paedophile

Christopher Knaus Governments allegedly did nothing to protect foster child, despite having information suggesting carer was paedophile.

Man allegedly kicked partner in the head while she was bedridden from a spider bite


Christopher Knaus Canberra man allegedly kicked partner while she was recovering in bed from a spider bite.

Firefighters' union selects senior FSU industrial officer Greg McConville as new secretary

Greg McConville has been selected as the new United Firefighters Union ACT branch secretary

Christopher Knaus The ACT's firefighting union has appointed a senior Finance Sector Union industrial officer as its newest secretary.

Calvary Hospital accused of negligence in stillbirth case

Christopher Knaus Woman alleges tests showing "significant risk" to unborn baby should have prompted C-section.

Man sentenced to jail for 'brutal and cowardly' domestic violence baseball bat attack


Christopher Knaus Man gets jail term after breaking a baseball bat over his partner, then kicking her in the stomach.

Man accused of McDonald's gas bottle explosion was on bail after attempting to torch restaurant, court hears

ACT Emergency Services and ACT Policing at the scene of a gas explosion at the McDonald's restaurant on Cooyong Street and Mort Street Braddon.

Christopher Knaus Man allegedly put gas bottle in toilets and allowed it to begin leaking, before explosion.

Concreter loses in appeal over $820,000 back injury compo case


Christopher Knaus Company did not breach duty of care to concreter who felt "something go" in his back, court rules.

Jindalee staff say they were too busy to check resident following fight in room

Christopher Knaus Jindalee staff were too busy to check on a resident after two others fought in his room, inquest hears.

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Man failed to get help for dog after cooking oil caused 'horrendous' burns

Christopher Knaus They're images harrowing enough to move people to tears, prosecutors say. 

Flawed laws see man acquitted of sending porn to child over Facebook chat

Christopher Knaus Facebook chat not defined as "electronic means" in ACT laws designed to criminalise internet depravity against children.

Former NSW police worker appeals in false rape accusation case

Christopher Knaus Police worker appeals convictions for making false accusations that saw her prison guard ex locked up.

Restrictions on bus ads for junk food, alcohol, gambling, weapons

Christopher Knaus Ads for junk food, fossil fuels, gambling, alcohol, and weapons to be restricted from appearing on buses.

Catholic leaders told ACT abuse victim to 'forgive' father, police allege

Catholic community leaders allegedly told the girl to forgive her father for sexually abusing her

Christopher Knaus Catholic leaders told an alleged ACT child abuse victim to "forgive" her father, police allege.

Canberra man who targeted jewellery shops in ram raids sentenced to jail

The ram raid at Gunghalin Villiage Shopping centre

Christopher Knaus Ram-raider drove through local shops during brazen jewellery heists. He will now spend years in prison.

Lawyer accuses police of 'unlawful home invasion', illegal detention of woman

Christopher Knaus Woman's barrister describes police action as "totally unlawful imprisonment".

Rape-accused used 'elaborate modus operandi' on Facebook: prosecutors


Christopher Knaus Man guilty of rape after using fake female Facebook profile to trick teenager into sex.

Narrabundah Jindalee Aged Care Residence nursing staff did not check pulse of man found dead in dementia ward

The Jindalee Aged Care Residence in Narrabundah

Megan Gorrey and Christopher Knaus Worker who found an elderly man was too shocked by the sight of his bloodied face to check his pulse. 

Review exposes flaws in release of alleged domestic violence offender

Christopher Knaus Misunderstandings, assumptions, departures from normal practice among failings in mistaken detainee release.

Facebook sex deception designed to 'teach a lesson', accused says

On trial: Billy Tamawiwy is accused of using a fake Facebook account to entice teenage boys into having sex with him.

Christopher Knaus Billy Tamawiwy told police he was trying to teach a man he allegedly tricked into having sex with him a lesson.

Canberra drug trafficker's guilty plea ends trial

Megan Gorrey and Christopher Knaus A trial for a Dunlop man allegedly found with $234,000 of drug money in a toilet seat box on the back seat of his car has ended after he pleaded guilty to trafficking cannabis.