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Man jailed for molesting step-daughter

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Michael Inman A Fremantle man who molested his step-daughter has received a reduced sentence because it took 20 years to bring him to justice.

Reform came without a set agenda

Michael Inman Chief Justice Terence Higgins has no great plans for retirement. But his legal career, which has spanned more than four decades, ends when he officially steps down from the ACT Supreme Court bench on...

Anguish of victims brings tears to armed robber's eyes in court

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Michael Inman Court Reporter A serial armed robber has broken down in tears while reflecting on the trauma he caused his victims.

Introducing the ACT's first female Supreme Court Chief Justice

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Michael Inman A NSW District Court judge has been announced as the new Chief Justice to the ACT Supreme Court on Thursday.

Man, 27, jailed for bottle shop robbery

Michael Inman Court Reporter A Canberra man who robbed a Conder bottle shop at knife point will spend the next two years behind bars.

Jail for liquor store thief

Michael Inman A Canberra man who robbed a Conder bottle shop at knife point will spend the next two years behind bars.

Worker awarded $930,000 for injury

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Michael Inman A Canberra steel fixer who hurt his back while carting reinforcing mesh has won $930,000 in compensation.

Public servant loses bid to have 'secret info' released

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Michael Inman A Canberra public servant accused of spying has lost a bid to have secret information released to his legal team.

Tony Abbott staffer Peta Credlin escapes drink-driving conviction

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Michael Inman Prime minister-elect Tony Abbott’s chief of staff Peta Credlin has avoided conviction for drink-driving.

A family's pain brought to the surface as killer faces life sentence

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Michael Inman Murder victim Andre Le Dinh will be publicly remembered as a cannabis dealer, but his family have recalled a gentle and generous family member whose future was snatched away by his killer.

Abuser 'hacked mind like virus'

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Michael Inman A man who knocked out an eight-year-old girl with a chloroform-filled mask had a sexual interest in sleeping children, a court has heard.

Abbott's chief of staff in court for drink driving

Michael Inman Tony Abbott's chief of staff Peta Credlin was by the prime minister-elect's side when he arrived in Canberra on Monday for briefings.

Man fired shot out car window, court told

Michael Inman Court Reporter A Canberra man accused of shooting out the back window of a car during an argument has been granted bail.

Paedophile pleads guilty to five more offences

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Michael Inman A convicted paedophile has admitted to a further five offences against teenage boys.

'You were a worker, not an organiser': jail for cannabis grower

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Michael Inman The caretaker for a northside cannabis grow house has been sentenced to 15 months jail.

Man accused of Braddon hit-and-run yet to be charged

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Michael Inman A man accused of mowing down two teenagers in a late night hit-and-run has briefly faced a Canberra court.

Confessed killer can't remember brutal attack

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Michael Inman A confessed killer cannot remember the fatal attack that claimed the life of Liang Zhao.

Canberra Senate candidate unfazed by bankruptcy proceedings

Independent Senate candidate, Emmanuel Ezekiel-Hart, at his home and office in Belconnen.

Michael Inman Emmanuel Ezekiel-Hart says he is looking forward to two wins this month.

Cannabis gardener told to expect jail time

Michael Inman The gardener for a northside cannabis grow house has been told to expect jail by a Canberra judge.

Move to protect schools, students from cyberbullies

Michael Inman The ACT government has tightened restrictions on student access to information technology to counter the threat of cyberbullying in territory schools.