Louise Hall

Louise Hall

Louise Hall is a Court Reporter for The Sydney Morning Herald

Frances Abbott scholarship whistleblower motivated by injustice, court told

Public interest: Freya Newman leaked details about Frances' Abbott's scholarship.

Louise Hall The Sydney student who leaked information about a fashion school scholarship controversially awarded to the daughter of the Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, sincerely believed she was acting in the...

Student who leaked Frances Abbott scholarship details motivated by sense of injustice, court told

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Louise Hall The barrister for the Sydney student who leaked information about a fashion school scholarship awarded to the Prime Minister's daughter has asked the court to not record a conviction.

Toddler's life may have been saved if car seat was properly fitted

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Louise Hall A two-year-old girl who died when the car her mother was driving collided with a street sweeper may have survived if her car seat was properly installed.

Alleged drug dealer arrested at court in relation to 2012 shooting death of Ali Eid


Louise Hall, Nick Ralston and Rachel Olding An alleged drug dealer has been arrested again while attending court, this time in relation to the shooting death of a father-of-four in Sydney's south west.

Policeman pleads guilty to ecstasy possession and offensive behaviour

Louise Hall A police officer has pleaded guilty to possessing an ecstasy tablet and urinating at Kings Cross railway station last month.

Rozelle explosion: store owner charged with murder too ill too appear in court

Adeel Khan, charged with three counts of murder, was too ill to appear in court.

Louise Hall The owner of a Rozelle convenience store destroyed by a fire that killed three people was too ill to appear in court on Tuesday morning.

Man pleads not guilty to shooting aunt of notorious criminal Bassam Hamzy


Louise Hall A man has pleaded not guilty to shooting the aunt of notorious criminal Bassam Hamzy through the front door of her Auburn home.

Gordon Cramp allegedly told victim Lance Hargreaves 'you owe me big time', murder trial hears

Louise Hall The jury hearing the trial of a sacked employee charged with the murder of a factory worker at a waste recycling depot has been told to disregard the fact that he had injected the drug ice in the...

Man charged with 1990 stabbing murder of Sydney mother Rita Caleo

Rita Caleo was stabbed to death in her Double Bay home.

Louise Hall A man has been charged with the stabbing murder of a Sydney mother in her Double Bay home more than 20 years ago.

Father given good-behaviour bond for 'skitching' accident


Louise Hall A father accused of using his car to tow his skateboard-riding son has pleaded guilty to negligent driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and placed on a good behaviour bond.

Joe Galuvao apologises to family of schoolgirl Aneri Patel allegedly killed by his sister

Louise Hall Former NRL star Joe Galuvao has apologised to the family of a 16-year-old school girl allegedly run down and killed by his sister at a notorious Kogarah intersection.

Woman in psychiatric assessment after alleged abduction of girl, 3


Louise Hall A woman who allegedly attempted to abduct a toddler from her mother's car in Sydney's west has been referred for a psychiatric assessment.

Woman who abducted toddler from car sent for mental health check

Louise Hall A woman who allegedly attempted to abduct a toddler from her mother's car in Sydney's west has been referred for a psychiatric assessment.

Seeker seeks compo over council use of iconic song I am Australian

Louise Hall Bruce Woodley, a founding member of the hugely successful pop-folk group the Seekers, is suing the federal government over the use of his iconic song I am Australian.

David Hona jailed for attack on Michael McEwan in Bondi

Bondi bashing victim Michael McEwan.

Louise Hall A teenager who committed a "despicable and cowardly" attack on Sydney man Michael McEwan has been sentenced to a minimum of four years and nine months in jail.

'Top Brothers 4 Life member' Amanda Crowe stays under virtual house arrest over alleged hit bid

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Louise Hall A Sydney woman charged with masterminding and orchestrating the attempted murder of three men during the bloody Brothers 4 Life internal war will remain under virtual house arrest after failing to...

Nomads bikies to fight charges after High Court rules consorting laws are valid

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Louise Hall A day after the High Court declared the state's controversial consorting laws valid, two members of the Nomads bikie gang have said they will fight the charges against them.

Controversial NSW consorting laws to target bikie gangs valid, High Court finds


Louise Hall Controversial consorting laws introduced by the state government to target bikie gangs are valid, the High Court has found.

Islam not to blame for execution of young Sydney father, Coroner says

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Louise Hall A young Lebanese Muslim executed in a hail of bullets on a south-west Sydney street in 2008 was killed because of his links with serious organised crime.

Ian Turnbull, accused of murdering environmental officer Glen Turner, refused bail

Glen Turner.

Louise Hall The wife of a farmer accused of murdering an environment compliance officer says her husband told her "I simply cracked. I didn't mean to kill him."