Eamonn Duff

Eamonn Duff

Eamonn Duff is the Sun-Herald senior investigative writer

No way to block student sex visa scam, Scott Morrison declares


Eamonn Duff Immigration officials are powerless to prevent sex traffickers exploiting a student visa loophole because closing it would eliminate a basic human right to appeal negative rulings.

Five die in skydive air crash inferno at Caboolture airfield

Anne Tarasov, Rory Callinan, Eamonn Duff Four men and a woman were killed on Saturday in a fiery plane crash at a Queensland airfield.

Five people killed in light plane crash in Queensland

Plane crash in Caboolture.

Eamonn Duff Four men and a woman were killed on Saturday in a fiery plane crash at a Queensland airfield.

Sargent Security loses licence leaving Sydney schools stranded

Police officers from SLED Security Licensing & Enforcement Directorate, State Crime Command, depart after serving papers to Sargent Security premises at Glendenning. 
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The Sydney Morning Herald

Eamonn Duff Emergency security measures are in place across more than 900 Sydney public schools this weekend after the state government's approved contractor had its master licence terminated by the NSW...

Travellers to pay Telstra up to 500% more


EAMONN DUFF, HEATH ASTON Hundreds of thousands of Australian travellers will be forced to pay up to five times more for answering an international call on their mobile phone whilst overseas.

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Dealing with threats just a small part of reporting on Schapelle Corby case

Australian beauty therapist Schapelle Corby

Eamonn Duff I wrote a book that concluded Schapelle Corby was guilty.

Online brothel reviews 'cross ethical line'

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Eamonn Duff The XXX Australian Reviews website doubles as an underground information exchange for those who fuel the illegal sex trade.

Peru Six win bid to give evidence in Australia


Eamonn Duff Six Australians wanted over the death of a man in Peru have won a court appeal on Tuesday that has saved them from being placed on Interpol's "most wanted" list.

Charge supermarkets for toy sales: sex lobby

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Eamonn Duff Adult industry lobbyists want supermarket chains Woolworths and Coles to be prosecuted over the illegal sale of sex toys.

Vibrations not so good at Woolies

Eamonn Duff Woolworths had become the first major Australian supermarket chain to sell sex toys.

Cigarette phase-out considered as trial tests if vapour safer

Vaper Users.

Eamonn Duff Australia could become the first major nation to outlaw smoking, with a federal government-funded trial about to test the viability of electronic cigarettes as a safer, permanent replacement for...

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Case against Peru six 'absurd': UN expert


Eamonn Duff A leading United Nations forensic expert has advised authorities in Peru to drop a murder trial against six young Australians, describing the case as ''completely absurd''.

Australians accused of murder in Peru ordered to return to South America


Eamonn Duff Six Australians wanted over the death of a man in Peru have been ordered by a court to return to South America after losing a bid to give evidence in absentia.

Six Aussies 'most wanted' over Peru death

Six young Australians who are at the centre of an ongoing diplomatic row with Peru

Eamonn Duff Six Australians are about to be placed on Interpol's most wanted list as diplomatic tension mounts over a formal demand that they return to Peru to stand trial for murder.

Army knew of sex ring three years ago

The Chief of Army, Lieutenant- General David Morrison..

Eamonn Duff The Australian Defence Force hierarchy knew an exploitative internet sex ring was operating within its ranks almost three years ago but did not involve police until the middle of last year, it...

End 'cruel' smoking ban, says health campaigner

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Eamonn Duff Australia's leading anti-tobacco campaigner claims the NSW government has gone too far in forcing its outdoor smoking reforms onto vulnerable psychiatric patients held in public hospitals.

Age of innocence lost forever as trust clouded by paranoia

Dr Andreas Schwander with his son Philip at Redhead beach.

Eamonn Duff Australia's first Children's Commissioner wants communities to talk and trust more before referring unfounded child abuse reports to authorities.

Harris and British Paints part ways

Rolf Harris.

Eamonn Duff Rolf Harris will no longer be the face of British Paints but brand bosses say the move is unrelated to his arrest for questioning over allegations concerning sexual offences.

Scammed tourists begin class action

Laura Lassig

Eamonn Duff Australian holidaymakers are pursuing a class action lawsuit against one of the world's largest banks after hundreds of false accounts were used in an international travel scam.

Milestone hailed as nurses quota is finally met

Nurse, Elyse Taylor.

Anna Patty, Eamonn Duff NSW hospitals have recruited an extra 4000 nurses since the O'Farrell government was elected, fulfilling an agreement the former Labor government struck with nurses to lighten their workloads.