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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Judge says 'everyone lost' in Public Service court clash

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Christopher Knaus A judge fears a Canberra public servant may be mistreated by colleagues, after battling his department over a demotion.

Police charges likely soon for Braddon hit-and-run

Burma Han, involved in a hit and run incident in Braddon.

Christopher Knaus Police are close to bringing a driver to court, five months after in a horrific late-night hit-run in Braddon.

Ex-lover of envoy has case listed before court


Christopher Knaus The case of a woman accused of blackmailing the Macedonian ambassador to Australia after their relationship broke down was mentioned before a court.

Burmese refugee arrested for online fraud


Christopher Knaus A Burmese refugee suspected of an $165,000 internet banking scam was arrested as he allagedly prepared to flee the country.

Court clash as bid for bail fails


Christopher Knaus A mentally ill woman who claims she is trapped in Canberra's jail without proper treatment has again clashed with guards in the ACT courts.

Man charged over Monash fire allegedly involved in Hughes shooting

10 July 2013.
Scene of a house fire at Griffin Place in Monash.
Picture by Jay Cronan. The Canberra Times

Christopher Knaus A man who allegedly torched a Monash home on Wednesday, causing about $300,000 damage, faced trial just months ago for helping to plan a shooting behind the Hughes shops in 2010.

Weston man to fight allegations of indecency

Christopher Knaus A Canberra man will fight allegations that he committed acts of indecency on two children.

Embassy crash accused 'revved engine, accelerated hard' at gate

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Christopher Knaus and Tom McIlroy A man who rammed the main gates of the United States embassy in Canberra is mentally ill, and had checked himself out of Canberra's secure mental health ward earlier that day.

'Godfather' who sexually abused girls to appeal to High Court

High Court.

Christopher Knaus An "unofficial godfather" who sexually abused two young sisters in his care will attempt to fight a conviction in Australia's highest court.

Artist guilty of child sex abuse

Dennis Michael Nona.

Christopher Knaus One of the Australia's leading indigenous artists has been found guilty of raping and sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl at her family home in the mid-1990s.

Cadet guilty of sexual assault

Christopher Knaus An army officer cadet has been found guilty of sexually assaulting the wife of a friend and fellow soldier as she lay at home in the dark, mistakenly believing the man was her husband.

Cadet found guilty in Duntroon sex assault case

Paul Edward Buckley, leaves the ACT Magistrates Court, after being granted bail, facing two charges of sexual intercourse without consent.

Christopher Knaus A Duntroon officer cadet has been found guilty of sexually assaulting the wife of a friend and army colleague as she lay at home in the dark, thinking the man was her husband.

Cadet accused of sex assault 'not surprised' by police visit

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Christopher Knaus Police say a Duntroon cadet showed no surprise when detectives showed up on his doorstep at 5am and accused him of sexually assaulting the wife of a colleague at her Royal Military College home.

Restaurant owners fined almost $50,000 after explosion

The victim of an explosion at Braddon restaurant Delissio Brasserie suffered burns so severe he was placed in an induced coma and flown to the specialist burns unit in Sydney, a Canberra court has heard.

Christopher Knaus The owners of a well-known Braddon restaurant have each been fined $24,000 after an explosion that left an apprentice chef engulfed in flames.

Woman 'thought sex was with husband'

News.  Graduating Class members hand over the colours during the graduation ceremony at the Royal Military College, Duntroon.  18 June 2013 Canberra Times photo by Jeffrey Chan.

Christopher Knaus A Duntroon officer cadet has gone on trial accused of sexually assaulting a woman as she lay in the dark, waiting for her husband to come home.

Protesters win temporary stay of roo cull

A pedestrian carries a Zara shopping bag in Madrid, Spain, on Tuesday, March 24, 2009. Inditex SA, Europe's largest clothing retailer, reported the steepest quarterly profit decline in five years as consumer spending slumped, leading the owner of Zara and Bershka stores to cut prices. Photographer: Denis Doyle/Bloomberg News Canberra kangaroo culling. Humane killing guidelines.

Christopher Knaus Protesters have won a bid to temporarily stave off a cull of nearly 1500 kangaroos in ACT nature reserves until next month.

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Schoolgirl raped by two men, court told

Scales of Justice outside the District Court in Brisbane.

Christopher Knaus Two men have gone on trial over the rape and sexual assault of a teenage schoolgirl at a Stuart Flats unit.

Ten years for burglar who left 'spiritual notes'

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Christopher Knaus A man sentenced to 10 years’ jail for a string of burglaries left ‘‘spiritual notes’’ at the homes of his victims, a court has heard.

Kangaroo cull triggers 'macabre' protest plan


Christopher Knaus Protesters say they will attempt to dig up burial pits on kangaroo cull sites to expose their true nature.

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Cash on the loose at the Moose as deal turns sour

Revelers wait in line to enter Mooseheads night club in the city. Photo Andrew Sheargold. SPECIAL 29

Christopher Knaus Mooseheads has lost a legal battle with Burgmann College students over thousands of dollars in unpaid sponsorship, after a dispute about who took a cash-filled envelope and a mystery man.