A coronial inquest into the death of junior drag racer Anita Board has been told the eight-year-old girl was travelling up to 85.7 km/h in the lead up to the crash.
Minutes before Paul Lambert plunged a knife 11 times into the woman he met on Tinder, he scrawled a message in condensation on her bathroom mirror.
- by Megan Gorrey
Police had no choice but to shoot dead Paul Lambert after he stabbed his ex-girlfriend and doused her with petrol, an inquest has found.
“I have full faith in the kids that come to us that 99 per cent will be fine. They will be happy, healthy adults.”
- by Kate Hedley
Whatever we’re doing to try to help this situation is not working. We are failing these people.
- by Kate Hedley
An inquest into the fate of eight fishermen - six of whom were never found - will scrutinise what caused two trawlers to sink in rough seas off the coast of Queensland.
- by Christine Flatley
The woman, who was struggling to breathe, was found with a doona pulled over her face when she died.
- by Lucy Stone
After a day of gruelling training and a night of many beers and no sleep, promising Perth footballer and journalism student Brendan Thompson died after crashing his car into a tree on a country road.
- by Heather McNeill
Three separate authorities will come under the microscope at an inquest into the death of a Sydney man who had threatened to cut down a power pole with a chainsaw after a dispute over unpaid bills.
- by Sarah McPhee
The treatment of a child sex offender and Afghan immigrant who died after setting himself on fire was “reasonable and appropriate”, a coroner’s inquest found.
- by Lauren Pilat
One tragic reveller had consumed up to nine pills of 77 per cent purity, the Coroners Court heard.
- by Angus Thompson