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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Kenoss Contractors fined $1.1 million for workplace death

Michael Booth who died on a work site in 2012.

Michael Inman Canberra corporation has been fined $1.1 million for 'foreseeable' safety breaches that led to workers death. But it might not be paid.

Woman attacked RSPCA inspectors upon news her sick dog would be euthanased

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Michael Inman Narrabundah woman attacked two RSPCA inspectors when told her pet needed to be put down.

Ram raids to pay for ice addiction: offender

The scene of a ram raid at Gunghalin Villiage Shopping centre last month

Michael Inman Teenager went on a crime spree that included two ram raids and cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Naming and shaming Canberra land-tax dodgers nets almost $2 million

Naming and shaming land tax dodgers has helped the ACT government recover almost $2 million in debt.

Michael Inman, Markus Mannheim Naming and shaming land-tax dodgers has helped the ACT government recover almost $2 million in debt.

No bail for alleged Canberra child abductor

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Michael Inman A woman accused of abducting a child from a north Canberra care home will stay behind bars.

Thief sentenced to two and a half years jail for $34,000 jewel heist


Michael Inman A thief who stole $34,000 worth of jewellery - and has almost 200 prior convictions - has been jailed.

Ten-year ban for man who under-fed dog and failed to notice tumour

A vet estimated eight-year-old golden retriever, Toohey, was eight-to-10 kilograms underweight.

Michael Inman Man who under-fed his dog and failed to notice it had cancer banned from having a pet for a decade.

Rebels bikie allegedly faked job reference to get out of jail

Christopher Guymer, 29, is back in custody on a charge of perverting the course of justice.

Michael Inman Man tendered two documents to court to get bail, put police allege one of them was fake.

Canberra cyclist appeals against order to pay fellow rider $1.7 million for crash

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Michael Inman Man was riding with a friend when he hit a piece of timber, knocking his friend into path of a car.

Taxi driver jailed for sexual assault on passenger


Michael Inman Driver took drunk passenger to his house and sexually assaulted her, then dropped her home.

Ambassador's husband could be retried over alleged acts of child abuse

A jury is struggling to decide the fate of Vytas Kapociunas, 71, on child sex offences

Michael Inman Prosecutors will push to retry the husband to Australia's former ambassador to Spain over child abuse allegations.

Government seeks DPP assurances dog attack laws stand up in court

Phoebe Hettinger after the attack.

Michael Inman The ACT government will confer with Canberra prosecutors to confirm tough laws for dog attacks will stand up in court.

Court imposes fines after Canberra worker stripped of entitlements when he quit the CFMEU

Company managers took advantage of a worker who quit the Construction Forestry Mining Energy Union.

Michael Inman Managers duped construction worker who had just quit union into signing deal that cut his wages.

New protections for Indigenous Australians before forensic tests

Minister Simon Corbell.

Michael Inman Police to notify Aboriginal Legal Service before asking Indigenous person to consent to a forensic procedure.

Andre Le Dinh murder: Corey James Martin to serve sentence after appeal loss

Michael Inman Canberra court dismisses appeal by convicted killer who bashed drug dealer to death during a robbery.

Two men avoid jail time for part in violent home invasion

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Michael Inman Two men avoid time behind bars for part in a violent home invasion involving a machete.

New ACT dog attack laws worthless: family of toddler scarred by attack

Phoebe Hettinger, four, who was attaked by a dog last year.

Michael Inman Parents of child scarred when bitten by a dog says new ACT laws that provide for jail sentences for attacks have let down their daughter.

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Proposal to limit DPP terms to 10 years

Director of Public Prosecutions Jon White.

Michael Inman ACT Director of Public Prosecutions Jon White has been reappointed for a further three years.

Jail for Canberra man who trafficked cocaine, set up cannabis grow houses

Police found an elaborate cannabis grow house in an underground chamber in the Macgregor house.

Michael Inman Cannabis cultivation and cocaine trafficking have left a Canberra man with a drug addiction and behind bars.

Bungendore shooting accused had been assaulted, court heard


Michael Inman A Bungendore woman accused of shooting her partner in the back had been assaulted by the man shortly before, a court has heard.