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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Australian citizen allegedly tortured in South Sudan

An Australian university graduate and Army Reservist, Manyang Maker Tulba, has allegedly been subjected to routine beatings and torture while being detained in a South Sudanese jail after witnessing violent ethnic clashes in the country’s north last month.

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Accused in Meagher case pleads guilty to rape, not guilty to murder

Adrian Ernest Bayley, the man accused of raping and murdering Irish woman Jill Meagher in Melbourne last year has pleaded not guilty to murder, and has been ordered to stand trial in the Victorian Supreme Court after a committal hearing at Melbourne Magistrate’s Court earlier today.

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Verdict in “stupid, fat Australian” case overturned on appeal

The woman at the centre of the “stupid, fat Australian” case has won an appeal against her 2012 conviction after a north-west England court determined that it would not be in the public interest to uphold the court’s original verdict.

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ABC presenter racially abused on Australian bus told to move seats

ABC News presenter Jeremy Fernandez says he has “copped racism before” but is disgusted he was verbally attacked on a bus in front of his toddler.

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