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Man charged with robbery, assault after dramatic arrest at Lismore

Man charged with robbery, assault after dramatic arrest at Lismore

Police said the man threatened officers with a knife before he was Tasered and arrested on Saturday morning.

  • by Georgina Mitchell

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Miranda Devine apologises for tweets ahead of defamation settlement
Defamation

Miranda Devine apologises for tweets ahead of defamation settlement

News Corp had argued it was not liable for its star columnist's tweets about nine-year-old Indigenous boy Quaden Bayles.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
'Exploited consumers' good nature': misleading charity claims cost Oscar Wylee $3.5 million
ACCC

'Exploited consumers' good nature': misleading charity claims cost Oscar Wylee $3.5 million

The consumer watchdog pursued the national eyewear chain over its "buy a pair, give a pair" campaign.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Australian judge James Spigelman resigns from Hong Kong court
China relations

Australian judge James Spigelman resigns from Hong Kong court

Hong Kong's Chief Executive Carrie Lam said in a government gazette published on Friday that she had "revoked the appointment" of James Spigelman.

  • by Eryk Bagshaw
Ten accused of hiding clarification over man's death after defamation case
Defamation

Ten accused of hiding clarification over man's death after defamation case

American Dylan Hafertepen launched defamation proceedings against Ten over a November 2018 segment on The Project about the death of his Australian partner Tank Hafertepen.

  • by Michaela Whitbourn
Court hears from mother unable to buy nappies, as couple sentenced over $1.5m NDIS fraud
NSW

Court hears from mother unable to buy nappies, as couple sentenced over $1.5m NDIS fraud

A husband and wife duo were sentenced for the fraud that left NDIS participants, including children, unable to access funds for items as essential as nappies.

  • by Lucy Cormack
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Obeid family lawyer details secret deal to secure farms
Eddie Obeid

Obeid family lawyer details secret deal to secure farms

​Court hears Obeid family worked on a secret deal to have associates buy properties before announcement the area was subject of a coalmining tenement.

  • by Kate McClymont
Sydney trader who robbed banks in the 1970s after boozy lunches jailed
NSW

Sydney trader who robbed banks in the 1970s after boozy lunches jailed

Ross McCarty was earning a salary equivalent to $180,000 in his late 20s when he robbed eight banks between May 1977 and March 1978, using the money to pay off illegal gambling debts.

  • by Jenny Noyes
'I stand by what I did': Gary Jubelin has illegal recording conviction upheld
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Tyrrell disappearance

'I stand by what I did': Gary Jubelin has illegal recording conviction upheld

The former homicide detective was fined and convicted earlier this year over four conversations recorded during the William Tyrrell investigation.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Child murderer John Edwards kept machete under bed, inquest heard
Crime

Child murderer John Edwards kept machete under bed, inquest heard

John Edwards' wife Olga listed several reasons herself and her two children lived in terror of Edwards, an inquest has heard.

  • by Jacqueline Maley
Obeids 'tried to negotiate stake in coal firm before tender': court
Sydney

Obeids 'tried to negotiate stake in coal firm before tender': court

An Obeid family lawyer kept notes about the family's plans on a government tender, the Supreme Court heard, and details of how much they hoped to make.

  • by Kate McClymont