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  1. News - World - AUSTRALIA

    Suspect in French student's beating death appears in Brisbane court

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 11:25pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Suspect charged with student's murder A young Australian man appeared in a Brisbane court yesterday charged with the rape and murder of French student ... the man, who cannot be named appeared briefly at Brisbane Magistrates Court after being picked up by police in Coffs Harbour in neighbouring New South Wales. He was remanded in custody and is due ...

  2. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian court rejects law allowing gay marriage

    Posted Dec 12th 2013, 02:25pm by Associated Press in Sydney

    ... India’s Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalise homosexuality. Gay marriage has legal recognition in 18 countries as well as 16 US states plus the District ... Associated Press in Sydney Australia's High Court overturns legislation allowing gay marriage in the Australian Capital Territory, rendering 27 gay marriages invalid Australia’s ...

  3. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia to comply with East Timor court orders

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:18am by Associated Press in Canberra

    ... Associated Press in Canberra The International Court of Justice has ruled documents siezed from East Timor by Australia cannot be used in a arbitration case over marine resources Australia will comply with an International Court of Justice ruling banning it from using documents the government seized from a lawyer working for East Timor in an arbitration case over a multibillion-dollar ...

  4. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian court rules ANZ Bank late fees too high

    Posted Feb 05th 2014, 02:39pm by AP

    ... Federal Court brought by more than 43,000 customers who claimed they had been charged excessive fees for years. In some cases the fees were 70 times the cost to the bank of administering late payments. We felt it was a fair fee at the time. We are now getting a different perspective on that as a result of what the courts have determined Philip Chronican, ANZ chief executive Justice ...

  5. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Sydney high-rise murderer Simon Gittany jailed for up to 26 years

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 10:23pm by AFP

    ... in July 2011 after discovering she was leaving him. The 40-year-old, supported in court by a glamorous new girlfriend during his trial, claimed a suicidal Harnum, 30, slipped and fell after ... and had little prospect of rehabilitation. The court heard Gittany had installed CCTV cameras inside the apartment and used a computer program to monitor Harnum's text messages and e-mails. ...

  6. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Police raid Australia media offices to block tell-all interview with Schapelle Corby

    Posted Feb 18th 2014, 03:43pm by AP and AFP

    ... in Bali’s Kerobokan prison. Under Australian law, courts can seize all the profits a criminal makes from any book or media interview deals. Police must first apply for the confiscation order under ... brought the Corby family in conflict with the proceeds of crime act. In 2007, a court in her home state of Queensland ordered Corby, her sister Mercedes and Mercedes’ Indonesian husband Wayan ...

  7. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Schapelle Corby, the drug mule whose story captivated millions in Australia

    Posted Feb 16th 2014, 05:07am by AFP

    ... with Australia's Proceeds of Crime Act, which mandates that crime should not pay. In 2007, an Australian court ordered Corby, her sister Mercedes and Mercedes' Indonesian husband Wayan Widyartha to hand over A$128,800 they earned from a book and magazine interview deal. Under the law, Australian courts don't have to be convinced beyond reasonable doubt that crimes happened. ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australia’s richest woman Rinehart bids to end family feud

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 03:08pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... of the trust which was established by their grandfather. Gina Rinehart’s barrister David Russell told the Supreme Court on Monday that the mining mogul had written a letter to the two children in hopes ... to the family trust. This case is motivated entirely by greed Rinehart's daughter Ginia New South Wales Supreme Court Justice Patricia Bergin said the offer was a “very big step” by Rinehart, whom ...

  9. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Son of richest Australian Gina Rinehart bids for ‘family harmony’

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 05:50pm by AFP

    ... prompted Hancock and sisters Bianca Rinehart and Hope Rinehart Welker to take court action, although Hope Rinehart Welker later withdrew from the case. Earlier this month Gina Rinehart said she planned to relinquish control of the trust, and her son had appeared keen to replace her. But Sydney’s Supreme Court heard on Wednesday that John Hancock had withdrawn his application to become ...

  10. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    45-year sentence for Sydney man who raped, killed student

    Posted May 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... a 24-year-old accounting student who lived in an adjoining room at his Sydney boarding house, the Supreme Court heard. He read thousands of internet articles on serial killers and sex attackers before ...




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