Trespasser found guilty of raping sleeping woman inside her home

A man who broke into a home at Parkside in Adelaide’s south and twice raped a woman in her bed has been found guilty. Key points: Michael Paul Benfell raped a woman in her Parkside home in 2018 During the attack, the victim woke confused about who was in her bed Benfell will be sentenced …

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Canberra Liberal criticises school meals policy, saying Labor is trying to ‘distract’ voters with free food

Related Story: Labor promises free early learning for Canberra’s three-year-olds — in four years Related Story: See what’s inside kids’ lunch boxes — in one of our richest suburbs and one of our poorest A plan to trial free meals in some Canberra public schools has provoked an uproar among the ACT’s main political parties, …

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Andrews says Mikakos was responsible for hotel quarantine, but he’s unsure who chose to use private guards

Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has told the inquiry into the state’s hotel quarantine scheme that Health Minister Jenny Mikakos was responsible for the failed program. In a written statement, Mr Andrews said Ms Mikakos was in charge of the program following a cabinet meeting on April 8. “I then regarded Minister Mikakos as accountable for …

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Father of Claremont murderer’s victim speaks of ‘needless additional suffering’ caused by media

Claremont killer victim Ciara Glennon’s father, Denis, has strongly criticised some media reporting of the murder of his daughter in an emotional press conference at WA police headquarters, after yesterday’s historic conviction of Bradley Edwards. Edwards, 51, was found guilty of wilfully murdering 27-year-old Ms Glennon and Jane Rimmer, 23, more than two decades ago, …

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Why the Government’s loan law changes are ‘a solution in search of a problem’

“Flabbergasted.” That’s the universal response I’ve been hearing from consumer rights advocates to the Federal Government’s proposed abolition of the responsible lending obligations. They simply can’t understand what the Government is aiming to achieve by freeing banks from their legal obligation to check whether potential borrowers can afford to repay a loan before they are …

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Brisbane Broncos are worthy wooden spooners after a historically bad NRL season

So, how ’bout them Broncos? Look, I don’t want to write about these guys again while there are bizarre new rules being trialled and Australia’s most famous rugby sevens Olympic gold medallists are joining the NRLW. But when the biggest team in rugby league officially becomes the worst team in rugby league for the first …

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Surfers Paradise stabbings reflect border drain on police resources, but Minister says ‘we’ll make it work’

With two stabbings in Surfers Paradise this week, crime and safety in the entertainment precinct has again fallen under the public spotlight. Key points: A Gold Coast councillor and Opposition MP say police resources have been drained by border policing They have raised concerns that police cannot adequately patrol Surfers Paradise following two stabbings and …

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‘Preethi’s law’ proposal welcomed by family of murdered Sydney dentist

New South Wales Shellharbour MP Anna Watson is naming her proposed coercive control bill ‘Preethi’s law’ in memory of Preethi Reddy, who was murdered by her former partner. Key points: A new bill proposed by NSW MP Anna Watson would enable various types of abuse over a period of time to be prosecuted as a …

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Snow falls in South Australia in unusually cold snap for September

Snow has fallen across South Australia’s Mid-North and possibly at Mount Lofty in unusually cold weather for the end of September. Key points: Cold temperatures have hit South Australia Snow has fallen in the Mid North It is unusual for September Temperatures have fallen to as low as 1.4 degrees Celsius at Mount Lofty, the …

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