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Michael Inman is a courts reporter for The Canberra Times

Belconnen man faces court for sexual assault after using fake Facebook account

Charged: Billy Tamawiwy is accused of using a fake Facebook profile to have sex with another man.

Michael Inman A Belconnen man alleged to have created a fake Facebook profile of a young woman to commit a sexual assault against another man has been refused bail.

Peter Slipper appeals his fraud conviction

Peter Slipper, pictured arriving at the ACT Magistrates Court in July, will appeal his fraud conviction.

Michael Inman Former parliamentary speaker Peter Slipper will fight to overturn his conviction for fraud.

Men used social media app to abduct and rape woman at Belconnen

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Michael Inman Two men have been found guilty of using a social media app to abduct and rape a woman in Canberra's north last year.

Former AFP member accused of stalking ex-girlfriend granted bail

Michael Inman A former AFP counter-terrorism member accused of using protected information to stalk his ex-girlfriend has been released on bail.

Victim urges Cameron Tully to repent over 'evil' crimes against children

Cameron Tully: a victim's father said he was a

Michael Inman Cameron Flynn Tully continues to maintain his innocence of molesting young girls while their parents gathered as part of his family's religious group.

Accused rapists DNA found on woman

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Michael Inman DNA matching two accused rapists found on woman, court hears

One-punch attacker to spend four months behind bars

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Michael Inman A Page man has been jailed for a “cowardly” one punch attack that hospitalised a diner at a northside mall.

Aleksander Vojneski guilty of murdering Paula Conlon

Aleksander Vojneski has been found guilty of murdering Paula Conlon.

Michael Inman A Canberra drug addict has been found guilty of the stabbing murder of his girlfriend.

Father admits to shaking his baby, causing brain injury

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Megan Gorrey and Michael Inman Father who shook one-month-old baby daughter and caused "catastrophic" brain injuries pleads guilty to negligence.

Woman considered jumping from 14th floor window to escape attackers, court hears

The founder and managing director of The Strata Agency has been charged and pleaded guilty to misappropriating in excess of $1 million of trust fund monies.

Michael Inman A woman allegedly abducted and raped by two men considered jumping out of a fourteenth-storey window to escape a Belconnen flat, a court has heard.

Men allegedly used social media to abduct, rape woman: court hears

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Michael Inman A man alleged to have used social media to abduct and rape a woman raised the prospect of group sex, a court has heard.

Sex offender has parole hearing a week before facing court on murder charge

Noel Towell and Michael Inman Parole hearing just days before trial.

Man in custody over alleged Queanbeyan pub assault

New but untested evidence heard in the Eastman Inquiry this year potentially raised the suspicion of mafia involvement.

Michael Inman A Queanbeyan man accused of elbowing and punching a father-of-two in the head at a Queanbeyan pub has been denied bail.

Woman accidentally hit accelerator, ran over grandmother

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Michael Inman A Florey woman who ran over a grandmother in a school car park during a drop-off has been put on good behaviour and had her licence disqualified.

MH17 crash causes court delays in ACT

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Michael Inman The case against a Dunlop man linked to a northside growhouse has stalled due to the Australian Federal Police investigation of downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

Letter-bomber Colin Dunstan loses latest bid to sue Commonwealth

Letter bomber: Colin Dunstan.

Michael Inman Convicted letter-bomber Colin Dunstan has lost his latest bid to sue the Commonwealth for being sacked from the tax office.

Criminal charges laid in northside workplace death of Wayne Vickery

Wayne Vickery: Killed on a West Macgregor worksite in 2011.

Michael Inman The family of workplace death victim Wayne Vickery have mixed feelings about criminal charges being laid against his employer.

Legacy Australia supports acknowledgment of diggers' families at War Memorial

Major-General Stephen Day

Michael Inman Legacy Australia is in talks with the Australian War Memorial to have the sacrifice of diggers’ families officially acknowledged and commemorated.

Man jailed for racist road rage rant and assault

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Michael Inman A Dickson man who unleashed a racist road rage tirade while assaulting and brandishing a knife at two terrified men has been jailed.

ACT trial changes could prevent Eastman getting fair hearing

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Michael Inman An ACT law shift to abolish judge-alone trials for indictable offences could backfire on the government by preventing a fair retrial for David Eastman, a legal academic says.