Category: Crime

Advocates call for Royal Commission into treatment of people with disabilities

Written by Batool Al Sallakh Produced for online by Lily Nothling More than 100 top academics from around the country have penned a letter to Malcolm Turnbull calling for a Royal Commission into violence against people with disabilities. Doctors and

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Community bans together to support domestic violence victims

May 16, 2017 Redland’s Mayor Karen Williams is calling for the State Government to match the $220,000 raised locally to support those affected by domestic and family violence. Written by Renee Borgeaud Produced for online by Molly Houseman

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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

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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.

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Queensland Police under fire for gross mismanagement

Queensland’s Premier and Police Commissioner have fended off a blistering attack from a senior officer. In an article for the Queensland Police Union Journal, Senior Sergeant Phil Notaro accused senior staff of gross mismanagement, which benefits criminals. Caitlin Archbold reports.

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Bikie laws cause controversy in parliament

Outlaw bikie gangs are again causing a stir in Queensland. The Opposition has attacked the State Government for not doing enough, following reports gangs are out to recruit more members. Elisabeth Moss reports.

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Calls for increased security on Brisbane public transport

The family of the bus driver killed in Moorooka last year, has met with Premier Palaszczuk. And joined a rally seeking better rights for all drivers. Annalise Pennisi reports.

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Final evidence given at Tostee murder trial

Evidence has finished in the trial of the man charged with the murder of a woman who plunged 14 floors from a Gold Coast balcony. But the jury won’t deliver a verdict until next week. The case of Gable Tostee

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Evidence concludes at Tostee trial

The final witness in the Gable Tostee murder trial has told the court the victim had 80 separate injuries to her body. It’s the fourth day of the trial into Warriena Wright’s death. Natalie O’Brien reports.

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CCTV footage shown to court in Tostee trial

Video of¬†Warriena Wright’s final hours has been shown to a Supreme Court jury in Brisbane. Gable Tostee has pleaded not guilty to murdering the 26-year-old, who plummeted to her death from a Gold Coast high-rise. Jennifer Martinez reports.¬†

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