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Christopher Knaus

Christopher Knaus is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

Federal funding cuts force closure of vital disability support service

Christopher Knaus Cost-effective, essential disability support service forced to shut its doors after federal cuts.

Police investigating Telopea Park School after-hours care incident

Emma Kelly and Christopher Knaus Police are investigating an alleged incident involving a former employee of a school-based after-hours care program.

Husband of Australia's former ambassador to Spain on trial for child sexual abuse

Christopher Knaus The husband of Australia's former ambassador to Spain has gone on trial for allegedly abusing a young girl overseas.

Police say ACT is now 'attractive' bikie meeting place as Rebels converge

Christopher Knaus Police urge for tougher bikie powers as Rebels converge on Canberra, but civil libertarians question the need.

Jury quickly clears Duntroon cadet on rape, assault charges

Royal Military College cadet Jonathan David Hibbert leaves the ACT Supreme Court on Monday.

Christopher Knaus A Duntroon cadet has been cleared of allegedly raping and choking a woman in his dormitory on Anzac Day.

Funding fears for vital lifeline to Indigenous detainees

Christopher Knaus Not a single Aboriginal death in custody since the support line began in the ACT and NSW. Now there are fears for its future.

Duntroon rape accused says 'absolutely no doubt' about consent

Royal Military College cadet Jonathan David Hibbert leaves the ACT Supreme Court on Monday.

Christopher Knaus Duntroon cadet on trial for rape denies choking, pinning down woman when she asked him to stop.

Project manager cleared in Kenoss electrocution death case

Munir al-Hasani, former project manager at Kenoss Contractors, outside court earlier this year.

Christopher Knaus Serious safety failings contributed to electrocution death of truck driver, court finds in keenly-watched industrial case.

Duntroon cadet reluctant to accuse 'well-liked' leader of rape, mother says

Royal Military College cadet Jonathan David Hibbert leaves the ACT Supreme Court on Monday.

Christopher Knaus Mother says her daughter was emotional mess and reluctant to publicly accuse a well-liked morale leader.

Duntroon Anzac Day rape trial begins

Jonathon Hibbert, 26, has gone on trial in the ACT Supreme Court for the alleged rape of a fellow Duntroon cadet on ANZAC Day.

Christopher Knaus Sex between Duntroon cadets was consensual at first, but then man allegedly said he 'wasn't finished'.

Former Canberra Raiders junior John Papalii gets five-year suspended jail sentence

'Fundamentally affected' by sacking: John Papalii.

Christopher Knaus Sacked Canberra Raiders junior John Papalii avoids further jail time, but faces a 'risky time' in his life.

Surgeon who cut away child's hip bone displayed 'unsatisfactory professional performance'

Christopher Knaus Surgeon who removed 13-year-old girl's hip bone, destroying her joint and requiring a hip replacement, found to be 'unsatisfactory'.

Bus interchange stabber Miroslav Jovanovic loses appeal

Miroslav Jovanovic's attempt to overturn his conviction for a stabbing attack in a bus interchange has failed.

Christopher Knaus Man responsible for near-fatal interchange stabbing attack fails to use new photo of lacerated hand to overturn conviction.

David Eastman's stay application vacated, significant delays expected

David Harold Eastman when he was arrested in 1992.

Christopher Knaus David Eastman's barrister diagnosed with serious illness, forcing major delays to an application to prevent his murder retrial.

Man pleads not guilty to alleged family day care abuse


Christopher Knaus Man pleads not guilty to charges relating to alleged sexual abuse at family day care in Curtin.

Pair plead guilty before drug debt abduction trial


Christopher Knaus Pair plead guilty to offences stemming from violent drug debt abduction.

Charges withdrawn against bakery for stale bread accident

Scales of justice.

Christopher Knaus Prosecutors have withdrawn charges against a commercial bakery whose customer was hit by a prime mover while picking up stale bread.

Jewellery thief's tale of inside job 'utterly implausible'

Christopher Knaus Jewellery thief said he'd been hired in a $500 inside job by an ailing business. A judge rubbished that claim as "utterly implausible".

New disability legal centre aims to curb imprisonment, child removal rates

Christopher Knaus New disability legal centre aiming to curb high rates of imprisonment and child removal launched in Canberra.

John Papalii says he's worked to become 'better person' after robberies

John Papalii, left, with his brother Josh Papalii, right, in 2012.

Christopher Knaus The dashing of John Papalii's NRL hopes sparked a downward spiral that ended in three "fairly pathetic" robberies.