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Aged care worker wins appeal against sentence for dementia patient assault

Aged care worker wins appeal against sentence for dementia patient assault

A Sydney aged care worker who was jailed for at least four months for hitting an elderly dementia patient with a shoe has won his sentence appeal.

  • by Sophie Moore

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Face of TV campaign promoting small business charged over alleged drug syndicate
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Face of TV campaign promoting small business charged over alleged drug syndicate

An Iranian refugee who moved to Australia in search of a 'land of freedom and opportunity' has appeared before a Sydney court.

  • by Lucy Cormack
Accused Family Court bomber wants trial put on ice
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Accused Family Court bomber wants trial put on ice

Leonard John Warwick says he's run out of money to defend himself in a marathon trial involving four murder charges.

  • by Angus Thompson
Woman, 26, charged with murder of toddler in Sydney's south-west
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Woman, 26, charged with murder of toddler in Sydney's south-west

Two people have been charged over the death of a two-year-old in Sydney's south-west in August last year.

  • by Laura Chung
Roman Quaedvlieg's girlfriend pleads guilty over misleading corruption probe
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Roman Quaedvlieg's girlfriend pleads guilty over misleading corruption probe

The former Border Force head advised her on applying for a job because "I think you have great talents ... and ... I love you", but she denied getting advice.

  • by Angus Thompson
Woman faces Sydney court over alleged Pinochet-era kidnappings
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Woman faces Sydney court over alleged Pinochet-era kidnappings

Adriana Rivas, in her 60s, was arrested by Australian authorities on Tuesday and now faces the prospect of extradition to her homeland.

  • by Sally Rawsthorne
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Former policeman Steven Albee fined for sharing intimate photos of arrested woman
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Former policeman Steven Albee fined for sharing intimate photos of arrested woman

Albee took intimate images from an arrested woman's phone and sent them to other police on Facebook.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Star casino dealer and two high rollers used hand signals to fleece $3m: court
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Star casino dealer and two high rollers used hand signals to fleece $3m: court

The trio were acquitted after a District Court judge found that no one had been “deceived”, a court heard.

  • by Angus Thompson
Suspended CEO loses court bid to restrain council from firing him

Suspended CEO loses court bid to restrain council from firing him

Mark Stapleton launched action in the NSW Supreme Court last week believing he was about to be sacked.

  • by Georgina Mitchell and Michaela Whitbourn
Sarah Budge's gun trial delayed over mum's ill-health
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Sarah Budge's gun trial delayed over mum's ill-health

The trial of 29-year-old Sarah Budge, who is accused of possessing an unauthorised Glock 26 pistol, was due to start in the NSW District Court on Monday.

These residents stopped a coal mine, made history and sent ripples through boardrooms around the world
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These residents stopped a coal mine, made history and sent ripples through boardrooms around the world

A residents group stopped a mine from being developed last month in NSW. It's just one example of what's called 'climate litigation', and it's making waves across the globe.

  • by Peter Hannam