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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Canberra CFMEU boss a target in police raids

Michael Inman Police are investigating Canberra construction union boss Dean Hall over allegations of blackmail.

AFP freeze Canberra CFMEU investigation until court can rule on legality of raid


Michael Inman The Federal Police will halt its investigation into the CFMEU ACT branch until a court can rule on the legality of a raid last month.

Terrence Freebody did not deserve brutal murder by Luigi Costa: family

Terrence Freebody's family said he lived life as a 'true gentleman'.

Michael Inman Terrence Freebody was stomped on and repeatedly stabbed by his neighbour, Luigi Costa.

Police raids on Dickson headquarters 'illegal': CFMEU court case


Michael Inman Police could be forced to hand back or destroy thousands of documents seized during raids on CFMEU head office.

Alleged thief nabbed in citizen's arrest

Michael Inman An alleged thief attacked a car owner, but the owner fought back with two punches and pinned the intruder to the ground until police arrived.

Man goes on trial in Canberra for home invasion to recover debt


Michael Inman Three men forced their way into a Latham home, threatened the occupants and took a car.

David Eastman to sue ACT for wrongful imprisonment

David Eastman was arrested in 1992.

Michael Inman Lawsuit alleges David Eastman is eligible for compensation under the Human Rights Act.

Former Malcolm Turnbull adviser to fight indecency, drugs charges at hearing next year

Stephen John Ellis pleaded not guilty to the charges.

Christopher Knaus and Michael inman Former Turnbull advisor set to face hearing on indecency, drugs charges next year.

Charged CFMEU organiser John Lomax gets hero's reception from union members

Michael Inman Construction union members have performed a haka in support of official John Lomax at a national conference.

Court rejects appeal on sentence for abduction

Glenn Stuart Dalton argued his three years and 10 months' jail sentence was excessive.

Michael Inman Glenn Stuart Dalton will serve out his three years and 10 months' jail sentence for charges of forcible confinement and obtaining property by deception.

Sacked mechanic sentenced for theft from former employer


Michael Inman A Macgregor man who burgled his former employer has been ordered to complete community service.

Police charge man alleged to have stolen $1.3m destined for Indigenous business

Indigenous funds were allegedly stolen.

Michael Inman Nicholas Schofield is said to have bought luxury cars and property with money belonging to Indigenous Business Australia.

Bus driver acquitted of criminal charges over death of beloved teacher

Michael Inman Constance Carolle Harrison died when she was hit by a bus at a Manuka intersection in September last year.

No conviction for man who cheated Canberra casino

Manwinder Arora was caught stealing chips worth $700 at Casino Canberra.

Michael Inman Canberra Casino cheat Manwinder Arora could hardly compare himself to Danny Ocean, of Ocean's Eleven fame.

Royal commission accused arrested for bail breach

Tuungafasi Manase was arrested for breaching his bail conditions.

Michael Inman A bout of gout saw an Evatt man accused of lying to the royal commission into unions to be locked up on a bail breach.

Lawyer for fatal crash driver urges jury to remove emotion from decision


Christopher Knaus and Michael Inman Lawyers for a speeding driver who hit and killed a woman as she crossed the street have told a jury to not let emotions about the case cloud their deliberations.

Butler to British high commissioner set up online account to access child porn


Michael Inman A former butler to the British High Commissioner to Australia was disgusted and ashamed as he accessed child pornography.

Driver in fatal accident had ice in his system, court is told

Michael Inman The vision of Canberra driver in a fatal accident with a pedestrian could have been affected by the methylamphetamine in his system, a medical expert says.

AFP bodyguard to East Timor president denied compensation

Michael Inman Former AFP officer who claimed he suffered depression from acting as a bodyguard to the East Timorese president loses compensation bid.

Artists have been briefed on a War Memorial monument to Diggers' families

Major-General Stephen Day.

Michael Inman Returned servicemen are well recognised for their wartime efforts but their families have been rather overlooked, says Major-General Stephen Day. And he wants to see this rectified.