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Wife and sons hidden from family matriarch, court told

Wife and sons hidden from family matriarch, court told

The son of the allegedly murdered Katherine Panin was controlling and hid the existence of his wife and sons from her for years, a murder trial jury has heard.

  • by Alexandra Back

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Alleged murder victim planned to change will, court hears
Canberra

Alleged murder victim planned to change will, court hears

A Canberra woman allegedly murdered by members of her family was making plans to change her will before she died, a court has heard.

  • by Alexandra Back
Former Calvary Hospital executive convicted of doctoring books
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Former Calvary Hospital executive convicted of doctoring books

The former financial chief's false claims led the company to report earnings of almost $2 million in 2014 when the company had suffered a $9 million loss.

  • by Elliot Williams
'I think they want to kill me': Alleged murder victim spoke of fear
Canberra

'I think they want to kill me': Alleged murder victim spoke of fear

The woman found dead at the foot of a staircase outside a Red Hill home told a friend that her daughter-in-law wanted to kill her, a jury heard.

  • by Alexandra Back
Beowulf trial: Mother and sons arraigned, plead not guilty to murder
Canberra

Beowulf trial: Mother and sons arraigned, plead not guilty to murder

Artist Melissa Beowulf and her sons Thorsten and Bjorn have been accused of murdering the family matriarch.

  • by Alexandra Back
Former Navy trio sentenced over defence force fraud
Canberra

Former Navy trio sentenced over defence force fraud

Three former members of the Royal Australian Navy have avoided jail time after defrauding the defence force of more than $120,000.

  • by Alexandra Back
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Court finds it was wrong for government to take children, five years on
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Court finds it was wrong for government to take children, five years on

The mother attempted to be reunited with her children but the director-general fought to have the children remain with carers.

  • by Kimberley Le Lievre
Man accused of threatening two people at knifepoint to face court
Courts

Man accused of threatening two people at knifepoint to face court

Police allege the 21-year-old man threatened two people with a knife in Tuggeranong earlier in the week.

No arrests, fines or stigma. Why we should legalise cannabis in Canberra
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No arrests, fines or stigma. Why we should legalise cannabis in Canberra

My first experience with cannabis did not result in the attention of law enforcement. For many, this is not the case.

  • by Michael Pettersson
Grow house case collapses after unlawful police raid
Canberra

Grow house case collapses after unlawful police raid

A criminal case has dramatically collapsed after ACT police officers unlawfully raided a Canberra grow house.

  • by Alexandra Back
Coroner hands down findings in Ben Catanzariti worksite death
Canberra

Coroner hands down findings in Ben Catanzariti worksite death

In the end it was impossible for a court to say what caused the fatal failures of the bolts that held the concrete boom as it swung over the heads of workers.

  • by Alexandra Back