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Suspended jail sentence for Marist teacher who touched boys

Suspended jail sentence for Marist teacher who touched boys

The victim of historic child abuse at Canberra Marist College still suffers nightmares and crippling anxiety more than three decades later, a court has heard.

  • by Michael Inman

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Mafia had 'sufficiently strong motive' to kill Winchester: court told
Courts

Mafia had 'sufficiently strong motive' to kill Winchester: court told

Mafia drug growers arrested in a police sting had lost a lot of money and faced time behind bars, a court has heard.

  • by Michael Inman
Accused Canberra University drug cook sent for mental health check
Canberra

Accused Canberra University drug cook sent for mental health check

A Canberra university student accused of cooking drugs in his dorm room has been sent for mental health assessment.

  • by Michael Inman
Canberra jail cell without drinking water for six months, court hears
Canberra

Canberra jail cell without drinking water for six months, court hears

An accused Canberra drug trafficker has not had access to flowing drinking water in his jail cell for the past six months, a court has heard.

  • by Michael Inman
Three men to stand trial accused of murdering Bobby Stuart Allan
Canberra

Three men to stand trial accused of murdering Bobby Stuart Allan

Three men will stand trial accused of killing Canberra man Bobby Stuart Allan.

  • by Michael Inman
Another major ACT infrastructure project is getting delayed
ACT government

Another major ACT infrastructure project is getting delayed

Now the ACT courts project won't be fully finished until the third quarter of next year.

  • by Katie Burgess
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'Real problems' with dates and identification: David Eastman's defence
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'Real problems' with dates and identification: David Eastman's defence

The first port of call upon buying a defective product would be to return it to the seller, David Eastman's defence team says.

  • by Michael Inman
HIV-positive man allegedly paid vulnerable Canberra children for sex
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Canberra

HIV-positive man allegedly paid vulnerable Canberra children for sex

Police allegedly discovered Robert Glen Sirl, 47, having sex with a 15-year-old girl when they raided his Gilmore home on Thursday.

  • by Michael Inman
Former Marist College teacher guilty of indecently touching students
Canberra

Former Marist College teacher guilty of indecently touching students

A former Marist teacher has been found guilty of molesting two brothers in the 1980s.

  • by Michael Inman
Coroner opens inquest into Taser death of Anthony Caristo
Canberra

Coroner opens inquest into Taser death of Anthony Caristo

A Coroner will probe the death of a Canberra man, Anthony Caristo, who died after he was Tasered by officers in October last year.

  • by Michael Inman
Woman to fight charges she assaulted an ACT nurse
Canberra

Woman to fight charges she assaulted an ACT nurse

A woman has pleaded not guilty to assaulting a mental health nurse at Canberra Hospital.