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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Former AFP agent pleads guilty to using restricted police system to stalk ex-girlfriend

Christopher Knaus Former AFP counter-terrorism member pleads guilty to using restricted information to stalk ex-girlfriend.

Taxi driver sexually assaulted intoxicated passenger in Canberra


Christopher Knaus A taxi driver twice sexually assaulted a heavily intoxicated woman who got into his cab in the early hours of the morning after a night out in Civic.

ACT provides $486,000 for David Eastman stay application

The ACT government has provided $486,000 in new money to fund David Eastman's bid to stave off a second murder trial.

Christopher Knaus ACT government has forked out $486,000 in new money to fund David Eastman's bid to stop his retrial.

Child abuse victim hung wind chime to warn of molester's approach

Christopher Knaus Child victim who was molested more than 100 times hung wind chime to warn of her stepfather's approach.

Lack of evidence from bikie victims not 'special or exceptional', judge says

CCTV of Rebels fight with Finks at Belconnen Mall

Christopher Knaus Lack of evidence from bikie victims 'unsurprising', judge finds as he refuses bail for senior Rebel.

Josaia Vosikata appears in court accused of murdering, leaving girlfriend in car boot

Daniela D'Addario who was allegedly murdered by her partner.

Christopher Knaus Josaia Vosikata is accused of killing his girlfriend and hiding her body in the boot of her car.

Mental Illness Fellowship to close Magistrates Court, ACT Health cafes

Closed down: The Mental Illness Fellowship is ending programs that provide training and paid work experience at the cafe at the ACT Magistrates Court.

Christopher Knaus Programs that give those with mental illness training and work experience will be closed down.

Bashed inmate's bail hearing again delayed to find prison medical records

Steven Freeman was taken to hospital after being critically injured within hours of being remanded to the ACT prison.

Christopher Knaus Bail application for inmate who was savagely attacked behind bars delayed again.

Sledgehammer robber fails to shave time off sentence

Christopher Knaus Man who smashed into pokie machines to steal cash loses bid to shave time from sentence.

Government denied protection for Pakistani who helped root out Taliban

Christopher Knaus Young Pakistani man fled to Australia after helping to root out the Taliban from the troubled Swat Valley. Now, he's won a reprieve from the government's efforts to send him back.

'No doubt' man delivered Civic one-punch hit: prosecution

Levi Freeman-Quay leaves the ACT Magistrates Court after an earlier appearance.

Christopher Knaus Prosecutors say there is "no doubt" that man on trial delivered offending one-punch hit in drunken Civic fight.

Former Army sergeant Geoffrey William Joyce loses Canberra rape appeal

Geoffrey William Joyce leaves the ACT Magistrates Court in 2012.

Christopher Knaus A former Army sergeant jailed for raping a woman he met outside a Civic pub has lost an appeal against his conviction.

ACT heroin trafficker Nhan Van Hoang jailed after undercover police sting

Christopher Knaus A heroin trafficker caught in a cross-border undercover police sting has been sentenced to at least eight months behind bars.

Woman found with guns, ammo, drugs

Christopher Knaus Canberra woman found in possession of shotgun, air rifle, drugs pleads guilty.

CCTV camera moved before vicious bashing of Indigenous inmate, court hears

Steven Freeman was taken to  hospital after being critically injured within hours of being remanded to the ACT prison.

Christopher Knaus CCTV camera turned away from covering cell before inmate viciously bashed, court hears.

Pair accused of running cannabis grow house released on bail

A cannabis grow house in Fisher, Canberra.

Christopher Knaus Canberra grow house found with more than 30 kilograms of dried cannabis, as part of a sophisticated system.

ZGeek case reminder defamation law applies to all forms of communication: expert

Christopher Knaus Successful defamation action against online forum serves as reminder to new media, communications law expert says.

Appeal judges still hamstrung on non-parole periods, despite reform calls

Christopher Knaus ACT laws are preventing appeal courts from reducing non-parole periods in some cases, even when they find a sentence is excessive.

Police should use social media when young witnesses go missing: judge

Court case

Christopher Knaus Judge says Facebook could have been used to track down witnesses to an alleged serious drunken assault in Civic. 

'Kick the teeth through the back of your head': Rebel sentenced for bike debt assault

A high-ranking Rebels member has been told to think about his association with the club while behind bars.

Christopher Knaus Rebels bikie assaulted nominee after threatening to "kick the teeth through the back of your head".