Varin Hillbrick given suspended jail sentence after glassing man at Southern Cross Club

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By Blake Foden
July 13 2022 - 7:30pm
Offender Varin Hillbrick leaves court on Wednesday. Picture: Blake Foden

A glassing victim screamed in pain and hid behind a bar after a poker machine player "rammed" a beer into his face, permanently disfiguring him, during an argument at a Canberra club.

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Blake Foden

Canberra Times court reporter

As a journalist, I've covered everything from a royal tour and a terror attack to international sport. After stints in New Zealand, the UK and the Canary Islands, I returned to Australia in 2018. These days, I cover the ACT and Queanbeyan courts.