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Domestic violence orders against Queensland police officers double in 2015

Updated December 14, 2015 20:02:34 Associated Story: Domestic violence funding in focus as national summit announced Related Story: Calls for support a lot more than double to Queensland domestic violence line The quantity of Queensland police officers subject to domestic violence orders (DVOs) has far more than doubled in a year, outstripping the improve in…


Rally planned against downgrade of Gerard Baden-Clay’s murder conviction

Posted December 14, 2015 10:48:45 Household and friends of Allison Baden-Clay are planning a rally on Friday to protest against the downgrading of her husband Gerard’s murder conviction to manslaughter. The rally will be held in Brisbane’s CBD and a website and Facebook web page have been produced ahead of the occasion, with nearly 9,000…


Pattinson relishes Test revival against troubled West Indies

Posted December 12, 2015 19:03:19 Photo: James Pattinson’s took five wickets in six overs on day three in Hobart, wiping through the West Indies’ dismal prime order. (AAP: Dave Hunt) Absolutely nothing hurt far more, mentioned lengthy-suffering Trinidadian commentator Fazeer Mohammed, than hearing Australian cricket supporters wish West Indies would play far better. External Hyperlink:…


Fishers protest against Government response to Cockburn Sound fish deaths

Posted December 12, 2015 17:50:12 Recreational fishers and conservationists have urged the Western Australian Government to take action to ensure a mass fish death in waters off Perth’s south will not take place once again. Around 200 people have attended a protest on the Rockingham foreshore, expressing anger at the Government’s response to the deaths…


Victorian Labor requires legal action against member amid allegations of branch stacking

Posted December 10, 2015 22:18:35 Connected Story: Labor members to have cards torn up over membership irregularities Connected Story: Shorten favours female candidate to replace retiring Victorian MP The conflict more than branch stacking in the Victorian division of the Labor Celebration has intensified, with the party taking legal action to force a dissident member…


Australia however to take action against teenage hacking fugitive

Posted December 11, 2015 00:16:07 Australian authorities are however to formally request the extradition of a teenage personal computer hacking suspect, a lot more than a fortnight right after he boasted about fleeing to Europe although below police surveillance. Dylan Wheeler from Perth was just 17 when he was charged over involvement in a main…


Case against murder accused ‘a college of red herrings’

Posted December 08, 2015 22:03:47 The case against a man accused of murdering punk rock fan Nicholas Sofer-Schreiber is “a school of red herrings” and “stinking kippers by the dozen”, his lawyer has told a court. Christopher Navin, 29, has admitted stabbing Mr Sofer-Schreiber to death, but has pleaded not guilty to murder by explanation…


Ravenswood student speaks out against captain’s criticism of the school

Posted December 08, 2015 ten:23:00 External Hyperlink: Ravenswood Captain Sarah Haynes addresses school on Speech Day 2015 A Year 12 Ravenswood student has spoken out against her school captain for accusing these running the exclusive Upper North Shore girls school of putting its image ahead of the welfare of the students. Head girl Sarah Haynes…


Lanning shines as Stars double up against Heat on 1st day of WBBL

Updated December 05, 2015 17:37:50 Related Story: Ash Barty joins the Huge Bash party Map: St Kilda 3182 A pair of half-centuries by skipper Meg Lanning have led the Melbourne Stars to dual victories over Brisbane on the inaugural day of Women’s Big Bash League action. The Stars and Heat played back to back games…


Violent threats against Tasmanian principals highest in nation: survey

Posted December 03, 2015 11:37:51 Photo: The Education Union says it is unclear why rates of violence against Tasmanian principals are escalating so much. (Anne-Christine Pouloulat, file photo: AFP) A national survey has identified 60 per cent of Tasmanian principals received violent threats this year, the highest price in the nation. Nationally, the Australian Catholic…