Category: Courts

Man charged with selling fake Ed Sheeran tickets faces court

A Brisbane man has faced court, accused of selling fake tickets to Ed Sheeran’s recent concert. Fans were allegedly left empty-handed, after forking out hundreds of dollars for tickets that never arrived. Courtney McAllister reports.

Former Ipswich City Council CEO and his wife face new corruption charges

A former CEO of Ipswich Council and his wife – have appeared in the Brisbane Magistrates court on new corruption charges. It’s alleged they received illegal payments. Bella Rigley reports.

Link between police shootings and mental health of victims

The State Coroner has noted a major link between fatal police shootings and the mental health of victims. It’s hoped a series of recommendations will improve police procedures and reduce future deaths but the union isn’t convinced. Jessamy Tredinnick reports.

Sentence review flagged after man jailed over child’s manslaughter walks free

The Queensland Government is considering appealing the suspended sentence, for a man who pled guilty to the manslaughter of his young stepson. The Attorney General told Parliament there is growing public concern around the issue. Elisabeth Moss reports.

Future of federal politicians in High Court’s hands

The fate of seven Federal politicians with dual citizenship, including Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, is now in the hands of the Court of Australia. A three-day hearing began today. And the judges’ ruling could decide the future of the

Breakthrough in Sharron Phillips case

A 31 year murder cold case looks to have been solved. Police say Sharon Phillips was murdered by a taxi driver, who picked her up on the night of May 9, 1986. The young woman’s never been seen again. Tianna

Cardinal George Pell returns to Melbourne court

Cardinal George Pell has returned to a Melbourne court briefly on historic sex charges. Australia’s most senior Catholic was surrounded by security. Natalie Brown reports.

McCormark pleads guilty to child porn charges

Former Channel Nine reporter Ben McCormack has pleaded guilty to child pornography charges. He’s facing up to 15 years in jail. Emma Crichton reports.

Man charged for kicking teen in head remanded in custody until Wednesday

May 15, 2017 By Molly Houseman The Redcliffe Magistrates Court was packed today with crowds gathering for the first mention of the case against a man charged with causing grievous bodily harm to a teenager. Jake Ashley Law-Cobbo did not

Man charged for kicking teen in the head

An 18-year-old man has been remanded in custody charged with the grievous bodily harm of a teenager. The man will face court later this week. Kate Lavrencic reports.