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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Disqualified driver's bid to regain licence after 24 years blocked

Michael Inman John Hinton had not thought about getting a driver's licence again until the letter arrived.

Man wins $700,000 for crushed foot

Michael Inman A former Canberra man said his foot looked like a "burst sausage" after it was crushed by an eight-tonne telehandler.

Peter Slipper, suffering mental illness, seeks dropping of charges in ACT Magistrates Court

Michael Inman Peter Slipper's legal team has foreshadowed an application to have the charges against the former parliamentary speaker dropped on grounds of mental illness.

Rape trial: Alleged victim denies plan to win over defendant

Michael Inman A woman allegedly raped by two men has rejected a barrister's suggestion she had a ''plan'' to ingratiate herself with one of the defendants.

Used car dealer ordered to pay $4600 for repairs to lemon

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Michael Inman A southside used-car business has been ordered to pay a customer $4630 after it sold her a lemon.

Woman tells Canberra court of alleged rape ordeal

Michael Inman Two Canberra men rigged a drinking game before allegedly raping a heavily intoxicated woman at a Red Hill home, a court has heard.

Belconnen doctor avoids jail time for groping, kissing

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Michael Inman A Canberra doctor who groped and kissed a patient during a consultation has avoided time behind bars.

Woman's damages cut by $24,000 on appeal

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Michael Inman A woman who cannot work after a car crash has had $24,000 stripped from her payout on appeal.

Canberra Day: Get out and party on, Katy Gallagher says

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Michael Inman Canberrans have been urged to get outdoors and enjoy the national capital to celebrate its 101st birthday.

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Online pay parking for Parliamentary Triangle

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Michael Inman Public servants based in Canberra's Parliamentary Triangle will be able to pre-purchase medium- to long- term parking tickets online from June.

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Man who fixed own kitchen defrauded insurance company


Michael Inman A former Canberra man has been found guilty of fraud after he fixed his own kitchen and billed an insurance company for the cost.

Woman left brain damaged after crash wins $4.2 million payout


Michael Inman AA Canberra woman has won more than $4.22 million in damages after she suffered a severe brain injury in a car accident.

Former public servant pleads guilty to storming office with chainsaw

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Michael Inman A former public servant has pleaded guilty to storming a southside government office with a chainsaw as payback for perceived ill treatment by management.

Matthew Massey arrested on drug charges

Michael Inman The Ngunnawal man has been charged with three counts of supplying methylamphetamine in December 2012.

Plea change ends trial for sexual intercourse

Michael Inman A Canberra man has changed his plea and admitted to sexual offences against a woman.

Case against Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber murder-accused will take months

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Michael Inman The case against accused killer Christopher David Navin will not be ready until mid-year, a court has heard.

Man on insurance fraud charge for DIY kitchen repairs

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Michael Inman A man accused of fraud after fixing his own kitchen and then billing an insurance company says he was entitled to make a commercial profit from the work.

Bikie to fight bashing allegations in court

Michael Inman A Canberra bikie will fight allegations he bashed and threatened to shoot a man over a motorcycle repair bill.

Man guilty of public indecency

Michael Inman A Braddon man has been found guilty of masturbating on a northside park bench in broad daylight last year.

Canberra doctor guilty of kissing patient

Michael Inman A jury has found a Canberra doctor guilty of groping and kissing a patient during an Anzac Day consultation last year.