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Aged care nurse cleared of assault after tying elderly woman to chair

Aged care nurse cleared of assault after tying elderly woman to chair

The lawyer for the assistant nurse said his client deserved to be "congratulated" for her quick-thinking actions that prevented something worse occurring.

  • by Jenny Noyes

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Doctor who assaulted sleeping patients to remain on bail ahead of sentencing
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Doctor who assaulted sleeping patients to remain on bail ahead of sentencing

Ali Khorami, a GP, touched the sleeping women at a Glebe clinic in 2018. A court heard on Tuesday that a custodial sentence is almost inevitable.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Doctor found guilty of indecently assaulting patients at sleep clinic
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Doctor found guilty of indecently assaulting patients at sleep clinic

Ali Khorami, a GP from Auburn, denied assaulting four sleeping women and a teenager. He said he engaged in "tantric healing" with two patients.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Attorney-General orders 'urgent review' of sexual harassment processes after Heydon claims
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Attorney-General orders 'urgent review' of sexual harassment processes after Heydon claims

Public confidence in the justice system requires that lawyers and judges are held to the highest ethical standards, NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman said.

  • by Kate McClymont and Jacqueline Maley
Police believe Guy Sebastian's ex-manager had more high-profile victims, court hears
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Police believe Guy Sebastian's ex-manager had more high-profile victims, court hears

Titus Day, 47, was arrested on Wednesday night and charged with 61 counts of dishonestly obtaining financial advantage by deception.

  • by Sally Rawsthorne
Neurosurgeon Tim Steel found not guilty of assaulting his wife
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Neurosurgeon Tim Steel found not guilty of assaulting his wife

Dr Steel told a court his wife attacked him while he was sleeping because she suspected he was having an affair and the magistrate accepted he acted in self-defence.

  • by Georgina Mitchell and Jenny Noyes
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Former police officer found not guilty of sexually assaulting colleague
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Former police officer found not guilty of sexually assaulting colleague

Kristian Dieter Glaser was accused of having sexual intercourse with the woman without consent in Sydney's south in 2013.

  • by Georgina Mitchell
Bondi cocaine conspirator 'aspired to luxuries he couldn't afford', court told
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Bondi cocaine conspirator 'aspired to luxuries he couldn't afford', court told

A former Bondi cafe owner was motivated by greed to play a senior role in an international conspiracy to import a massive haul of cocaine, a sentencing hearing has heard.

  • by Jenny Noyes
Orkopoulos to plead not guilty to parole breaches by using Instagram, mobile
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Orkopoulos to plead not guilty to parole breaches by using Instagram, mobile

The paedophile has been back in jail since February after his release on parole following more than 11 years behind bars for grooming and assaulting three boys.

  • by Lucy Cormack
Police bid to reinstate child sex abuse charges against circus operators fails
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Police bid to reinstate child sex abuse charges against circus operators fails

NSW Police investigators charged seven members of a Blue Mountains circus school with more than 100 child sex abuse offences. But the office of NSW Director of Public Prosecutions withdrew all the charges.

  • by Lucy Cormack
Dumped Seven presenter Ryan Phelan living away from home after alleged assault
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Dumped Seven presenter Ryan Phelan living away from home after alleged assault

The former host of Seven's The Daily Edition allegedly assaulted his girlfriend one day after he learnt that he would be out of a job as widespread redundancies were made across the network.

  • by Sally Rawsthorne