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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

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.

Not all defence leaks can be stopped, former army chief Peter Leahy says

Former Chief of Army, Professor Peter Leahy: There is no way to stop staff who are determined to leak from the Department of Defence.

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman Peter Leahy's warning comes as man is accused of uploading secret intelligence report to 4chan.

Comanchero bikie to fight shooting charge

Comanchero Canberra bikie Lihai Vimahi is accused of targeting a Rebels associate.

Michael Inman A Canberra Comanchero allegedly involved in the shooting of a Rebels bikie associate has pleaded not guilty.

Cameron Tully appeals against conviction on grounds number of victims overwhelmed jury


Michael Inman A Canberra sex offender convicted of molesting eight children says the charges should not have been heard in a single trial.

A junior Defence staffer allegedly took home an intelligence report and posted it online

Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman A former Department of Defence graduate is in court with leaking information, after he allegedly downloaded a secret report, burned it to a disk, and took it home to post on an online forum while...

Victim of taxi driver sexual assault continues to suffer

Michael Inman Taxi driver tells court of his profound sorrow at the pain his crimes had caused his victim.

CFMEU official and former Canberra Raiders player John Lomax appears on blackmail charge

John Lomax arrives at the ACT Magistrates Court on Wednesday morning, with the support of CFMEU union members.

Michael Inman John Lomax was given guard of honour entering court, where his defence team asked that blackmail charges be dropped.

AFP agent who used police database to stalk girlfriend avoids more jail time


Michael Inman Former federal police agent who accessed restricted databases to stalk his ex-girlfriend avoids more time behind bars.

Canberra unionists plan rally outside court in support of John Lomax

John Lomax will face court on Wednesday, charged with blackmail.

Michael Inman Canberra unionists will rally in support of organiser John Lomax, who is accused of blackmail, before he faces court on Wednesday.

Former AFP agent spent hours on restricted police system stalking ex-girlfriend

Roman Eiginson worked with the AFP's counter-terrorism area and, most recently, the treasury section.

Michael Inman A former Soviet soldier used restricted federal police databases in a campaign of harassment against his ex-girlfriend and her new partner, a court has heard.

Hoddle Street killer Julian Knight seeks an adjournment for making abuse submissions

Julian Knight arrives at court in 2004.

Michael Inman Court hears pornographic video on a jailhouse computer and prison riots hobbled a Victoria mass killer's bid for compensation.

Government official allegedly leaked contents of secret intelligence document


Michael Inman and Christopher Knaus Government official accused of leaking contents of secret intelligence document to face ACT trial.

Jail sentence for stun gun overturned on appeal

Michael Inman A Canberra woman convicted of possessing a stun gun disguised as a smart phone has had her jail sentence overturned on appeal.

War medals stolen in raid by serial burglar

Michael Inman War medals among thousands of dollars worth of jewellry and electronics stolen by a serial thief.

Trade union royal commission witness arrested in Canberra

Tuungafasi Manase.

Michael Inman Another witness at the Royal Commission into Trade Unions was arrested in Canberra on Wednesday.

Lomax charge puts Australia on path to tinpot dictatorship: union

John Lomax is scheduled to appear in court next week.

Michael Inman Charging organiser John Lomax with blackmail for asking for a pay rise a dangerous precedent for Australian industrial relations, the construction union says.

Royal commission told of alleged Canberra scaffolding price-fixing

Jeremy Stoljar SC, counsel assisting the Royal Commission.

Michael Inman The construction union allegedly discussed price-fixing in the Canberra scaffolding sector during enterprise bargaining talks, the royal commission has heard.

Man jailed for molesting step-daughters


Michael Inman A Canberra man who molested two of his step-daughters has been jailed.