Sydney Axe Attacker Evie Amati Has Been Sentenced To Nine Years In Prison
The 26-year-old was found guilty of attempted murder after she attacked strangers in a convenience store in January 2017.
Geoffrey Rush's $25 Million Damages Claim Has Been Revealed In A Redaction Mistake
A poorly redacted document on a public court website has revealed the enormous sums at stake in the Australian actor's high profile defamation case.
Craig McLachlan's Defamation Trial Will Not Go Ahead In February After He Was Charged By Police
The high profile trial was meant to start in two weeks – but now it's been delayed while the actor faces criminal charges in Victoria.
A Member Of The Accused Colt "Incest Family" Has Been Granted Bail To A Sydney Hostel
The hostel is a "temporary residence", his lawyer told the court.
Actor Craig McLachlan Has Been Charged With Assault And Sex Offences
The Australian actor is facing ten charges and will appear in a Melbourne court on Feb. 8.
A Judge Put An 18-Year-Old In A Cell To Give Him A "Scare": Report
An Australian magistrate engaged in "serious misbehaviour" by unlawfully detaining people and giving them sentences that were too long, a panel has found.
Splendour In The Grass, Falls Festival And More Are Pushing For Pill Testing
Reps from Splendour in the Grass, Falls Festival, and Laneway have called on governments to ditch the "out of touch" approach to drugs at music festivals.
Someone Stuck Needles In A Train Seat, And This Guy Unknowingly Sat On Them
When a reporter asked "Do you think this was deliberately done?", Anthony Artusa laughed and said: "Pretty lucky if all the needles sort of fell in the seat!"
Here’s Why People Are Fundraising To Help Aboriginal Women Pay Off Fines
“You go through a red light, you speed a little bit, you hit a $300, $400, $500 fine. It can be more than someone’s weekly Newstart Allowance, their single parent allowance.”
The Teen Who Allegedly Stabbed A Scientologist Did Not Appear In Court
The 16-year-old's lawyer told Parramatta Children's Court his client did not wish to appear in court via a video link.
"There’s Literally A Queue": Experts Talk About The Evidence On Pill Testing
New South Wales premier Gladys Berejiklian said she'll consider pill testing trials at music festivals if she sees evidence it saves lives. Here's why it's more complicated than that.
A Scientology Employee Has Died After Being Stabbed At A Church Centre
A teenager has been arrested over the alleged stabbing at the Church of Scientology's Asia Pacific headquarters in Sydney, Australia.
A Missing Man's Body Could Have Been Found Earlier If Police Didn't Use Google Maps: Coroner
A council map had "far superior" images than the Google map used by police — and could have helped locate Darrell Simon's body months earlier, a coroner said.
Australia Has Doubled Down Over Stripping Citizenship From ISIS Fighter Neil Prakash
The Australian government says Neil Prakash is a citizen of Fiji, but the Fijian government said it has no record of that.
21 Court Cases That Gripped Australia In 2018
Here are some of the biggest criminal trials, defamation showdowns, and legal battles that captured the attention of Australians in 2018.
One Of The Faces Of The Same-Sex Marriage "No" Campaign Is Being Sued Over A Facebook Post
Marijke Rancie, a prominent advocate for the "no" side in Australia's same-sex marriage survey, is facing defamation action over a post on her "Political Posting Mumma" Facebook page.
David Leyonhjelm Is Struggling To Get Statements From Fellow Senators To Help His Defamation Case, Court Hears
"He has not found it very easy to obtain affidavits from his Senate colleagues," his lawyer told the court.
Geoffrey Rush Has Denied Acting Inappropriately Towards Yael Stone
The Oscar winner called the Orange Is the New Black actor's allegations "incorrect and in some instances have been taken completely out of context."
Chris Dawson Has Been Granted Bail Over The Alleged Murder Of His Wife Lyn Dawson
"I consider that the Crown’s case is not a weak case," the judge said as he granted Chris Dawson bail with $1.5 million surety.