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Jane Lee

Jane Lee is the legal affairs, industrial relations and science correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and The Canberra Times.

Police officer should be charged over 1996 attack on Corinna Horvath, IBAC told

Nino Bucci and Jane Lee Retired judge says serving officer who assaulted Corinna Horvath during unlawful raid on her home in 1996 should be prosecuted for his role in the attack.

Employment Minister supports Jacqui Lambie views on ice treatment

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Jane Lee Senator Jacqui Lambie's call for parents to have a legal right to put their ice-addicted children into drug treatment against their will has some high-level support.

Former Ballarat Bishop Ronald Mulkearns to appear at royal commission in Melbourne

Former Ballarat Bishop Ronald Mulkearns outside court in Geelong on Wednesday.

Jane Lee A former bishop described as "pivotal" to the failure to prevent decades of widespread child sexual abuse at Catholic schools in Ballarat will appear before the royal commission into child abuse.

Prison terms for child sex offenders have not lengthened despite royal commission

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Jane Lee Prison sentences for child sex offences have not grown in recent years despite the establishment of a royal commission into child sexual abuse.

Call for mandatory coronial inquests into all family violence deaths

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Jane Lee Coronial inquests should be required for every family-violence related death with two specialist coroners appointed to conduct them, community legal centres say.

Is your business at risk from organised crime? Lawyers, real estate agents beware

Real estate agents are among the groups targeted by organised crime.

Jane Lee Lawyers, real estate agents and accountants are among a group of otherwise law-abiding professionals who could be helping organised crime groups to flourish in Australia, a report says.

County Court Chief Judge Michael Rozenes resigns

Judge Michael Rozenes oversaw the introduction of the Koori County Court and the Sexual Offences List.

Jane Lee The County Court's Chief Judge Michael Rozenes has resigned following a serious illness.

Man arrested after victim stabbed in face in Clayton

Jane Lee, Siobhan Calafiore A man is expected to be charged for allegedly stabbing a stranger in the face at a train station in Melbourne's south-east.

Fire causes long delays on Monash Freeway

If you are in Broome, lights and sirens might mean you are driving well.

Jane Lee Smoke from a warehouse fire has caused long delays for outbound commuters on the Monash Freeway in Melbourne's south-east.

Body found washed up on Princetown beach near Twelve Apostles

Twelve Apostles, Great Ocean Road.

Jane Lee A woman's body has been found washed up near the Twelve Apostles off the state's south-west coast.

Police chief commissioner against lifting ban on cage fighting

Jane Lee Victoria's chief police commissioner has echoed his predecessors' concerns about cage fighting following the Andrews government's lift on the ban of the sport.

Colac travel agent suspected of fleecing clients arrested


Jane Lee A Colac travel agent suspected of defrauding his customers of their holiday savings has been released on bail.

Monash University awarded $900,000 in indemnity costs for failed sexual harassment case

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Jane Lee An engineering professor has been ordered to pay Monash University and some of its senior academics $900,000 after losing a sexual harassment and sex discrimination case against it.

Supreme Court Justice Lex Lasry

Jane Lee Justice Lasry publicly opposed the death penalty as a judge, and as a lawyer he represented Australians Van Nguyen, Andrew Chan and Myruan Myuran Sukumaran on death row.

Pedestrian dies after being struck by car

One police officer has been indicted on five counts of rape while all charges against the other have been dropped.

Jane Lee A woman has died after being struck by a car in the state's north.

Labor powerbroker George Seitz dies

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Jane Lee Veteran Labor powerbroker George Seitz has passed away at the age of 73.

Three-car collision on the West Gate Freeway

One police officer has been indicted on five counts of rape while all charges against the other have been dropped.

Jane Lee Three cars have crashed on the West Gate Freeway in Port Melbourne.

How an illegal police search led to drug trafficking charges being dropped

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Jane Lee Police who found drugs in a man's car had to release him after a year in custody and discontinue drug trafficking charges because they obtained evidence against him illegally.

The Age's Shortlist editor Marty Boulton helps save American man's life

Martin Boulton meets cardiac arrest survivor Ananth Ganesh

Jane Lee An Age editor helped paramedics save the life of a man whose heart stopped beating at a busy Melbourne intersection.