Hawker man Thomas Matthews, 30, committed to ACT court trial accused of attempted murder of police officers

By Toby Vue
Updated November 22 2021 - 3:01am, first published November 21 2021 - 11:30pm
Thomas Matthews, 30, is accused of trying to murder three police officers near the National Arboretum on July 11. Picture: Keegan Carroll

The driver accused of trying to murder three ACT police officers by mowing them down has been committed to stand trial in the ACT Supreme Court.



Toby Vue

Court reporter

Toby Vue joined The Canberra Times in April 2021 and is a court reporter after covering the round in NSW and Queensland. He has also reported on regional and rural affairs, local government and sport. He was a Sunday Canberra Times reporter. Email:

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