Category: Courts

Federal family court inquiry faces backlash

The Federal Government is under fire over a new inquiry into the family law system. Many believe family courts are failing Australians but are worried the inquiry will be biased. Ha-Teya Gripske reports.

Drastic rise in domestic violence order breaches

Domestic violence is a huge problem in Australia. So, raising awareness is crucial. James Stephens reports.

Former rugby great in Folau’s corner

Israel Folau’s Rugby career in Australia could be over. An independent panel says his controversial social media posts about homosexuals violated a code of conduct. Chris Smith reports.

Carjacking video shown in court

Shocking video of a carjacking and chase through Melbourne has been played in court. It shows the moment the car’s owner and bystanders tried to fight back. Liam Lo Grande reports.

Arson suspected in Logan house fire

Fire investigators are trying to establish the cause of a blaze in a Crestmead home. They suspect arson. Dom Fay reports.

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QPS announce Easter speeding blitz

The traditional Easter road blitz is just around the corner. Police warn they will show no mercy to those speeding, and urge them to watch a new dash cam initiative. Brigitte O’Brien reports.

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Murray, Nadal to headline 2019 Brisbane International

Ticket sales have opened for the biggest event in the Queensland tennis calendar. A star-studded player lineup for the Brisbane International is now confirmed. Many matches are expected to sell out. Amy Wilson has more.

Ipswich City Council faces sacking over corruption allegations

The Ipswich City Council is to be sacked over allegations of corruption against some members. The Mayor has stepped aside and the Queensland Government will appoint an administrator. Anna Eyears reports.

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Cardinal Pell to stand trial after pleading not guilty

Cardinal George Pell will stand trial on historical sex charges. Australia’s most senior Catholic and Vatican Treasurer formally pleaded not guilty. Madeline Escobar reports.

AMP chair quits as pressure builds over royal commission

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull believes AMP chair Catherine Brenner made the right call in quitting this morning. Despite Brenner’s move, the company remains under pressure from revelations of misconduct at the Banking Royal Commission. Bridgette Vanderwolf reports.