Jill Meagher family facing financial ruin

The father of Jill Meagher is facing financial ruin and serious health problems while he struggles to cope with his daughter’s violent death.

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Anniversary march planned for murder victim Jill Meagher

Another community march is being planned to remember Melbourne woman Jill Meagher, who became the public face of Victoria’s parole system failures.

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Australian trekkers reach PNG capital after attack

PNG police and villagers are hunting bandits who attacked an Australian tourist trekking group on a track in the country’s north.

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Justice done in Bayley sentence, says Meagher family

Justice has been done with the life sentence handed to Adrian Ernest Bayley for the rape and murder of Melbourne woman Jill Meagher, her family says.

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Jill Meagher killer Adrian Bayley was on parole for rape

Adrian Bayley was on parole for raping five women and on bail for an assault when he raped and murdered Jill Meagher, a court has heard.

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Woolwich street attack on British solider outside barracks

The alleged terrorist attack on a soldier outside a Woolwich army barracks yesterday bore several similarities to a 2009 plot in which several men targeted Holsworthy Barracks in south-western Sydney.

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Australian teenagers worst offenders of serious violent crime

Recent statistics from the Australian Institute of Criminology show that teenagers between the ages of 15 and 19 are the most dangerous group within Australian society, with young Australians the worst offenders of serious violent crimes including assault and abduction.

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Australian man burnt alive over drinking mates’ beer, court told

A court in the Northern Territory has heard that Paul John Stamp was locked in the boot of a car and burned alive in September 2012 after his flatmate discovered that he had stolen one of his beers out of their communal fridge.

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Asian tourists racially abused on Sydney bus

Another incident of racism on Australian public transport has occurred, with mobile phone footage showing a man racially abusing a middle-aged couple of Asian appearance on a Sydney bus.

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British man jailed for killing ‘inspired’ by Australian horror film

A British man, Gary George, has been found guilty of murdering his best friend Andrew Nall in a sadistic attack reminiscent of scenes from Australian horror film The Loved Ones.

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Whiskey Au Go Go | The controversy continues

CRIME | The Whiskey Au Go Go massacre on 8 March 1973 exposed the rampant violence and culture of organised crime that existed just below Brisbane’s sunny veneer. PAUL BLEAKLEY looks back on this crucial moment in Australian criminal history, and its little known connection to the UK.

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