Court hears insult by Bret Anthony Chesworth, caught in Operation Arkstone jack, ‘particularly depraved’

A pedophile from New South Wales, who was a member of a global network for child abuse, should be entitled to some leniency when convicted because he has contracted COVID and has become a basketball in prison, his lawyer says. Key points: Bret Anthony Chesworth has to wear a moon boot while dealing with difficult … Read more

“Not a question of whether more cases will come to Queensland, but when,” the Premier said

So far, 141 people have arrived in Queensland since border restrictions were eased for people flying into the state from interstate hotspots from 6 p.m. On Wednesday, another 211 people were expected to arrive, with 1,319 home quarantine border passports issued since Queensland hit 70 percent. Loading Health Minister Yvette D’Ath said authorities were also … Read more

Manly apartment sells more than $ 4m above guide

Locals have paid more than $ 15.5 million at auction for a Manly apartment, more than $ 4 million over its guide and the highest price ever paid for an apartment on the northern beaches. Manly locals have paid more than $ 15.5m at auction for a Manly apartment, more than $ 4m above its … Read more

Regional and city representatives scrapped from WA’s upper house

Legislative amendments passed on Wednesday would mean the removal of group ballot papers and the introduction of preferential voting, which would affect the preferential agreements that micro-parties have entered into to enter parliament and would have stopped Mr Tucker’s election. Under the new system, a party or candidate must get 2.7 percent – or 45,000 … Read more

Canberra is poised to become the most Covid-vaccinated city in the world | Canberra

Ask most Australians what Canberra is famous for and a picture will emerge; politicians, parliament, roundabouts. But Canberra, often dismissed as Australia’s most boring city, is set to mark an international milestone few could imagine: the most Covid-vaccinated city in the world. Like the rest of Australia, Canberra’s vaccination program began in early February and … Read more

Foster parents of William Tyrrell charged with assault

William Tyrrell’s foster parents have been charged with the common abuse of a child. The child who was allegedly assaulted is not William Tyrrell, who disappeared as a three-year-old in 2014. As part of ongoing investigations under Strike Force Rosann, detectives from the Homicide Squad received information regarding the alleged assault of a child in … Read more

Upper house heads Qbn Cup weights | Canberra Times

news, latest news, Horse Racing, Queanbeyan, Queanbeyan Cup, Pahruli, Upper House, Snake Gully Cup Snake Gully Cup second place Upper House has gained a top weight of 61.5 kg for Sunday’s $ 45,000 Queanbeyan Cup. The Norm Gardner-trained seven-year-old will lead a Canberra raid on the country cup, which also includes Nick Olive’s Invincible Dash … Read more