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Daniel Morcombe Murder Trial Begins

Prosecutors opened their case in Brisbane's Supreme Court today against Brett Peter Cowan, the man accused of killing 13-year-old Daniel as he allegedly tried to molest him at a isolated Sunshine Coast hinterland property. The court was told about a complex undercover police sting leading up...

“Political Dribble at Best”

Premier Campbell Newman this week accused defence lawyers of being hired guns, claiming that they are a part of the criminal gang machine and that they 'take money from people who sell drugs to our teenagers and young people'. In comments made this week, Mr Newman...

Bikies Told To Stay Away From Court

Over 20 alleged bikies were informed by their lawyers that they should stay away from court, or possibly face further charges on Tuesday. Individuals with connections to criminal organisations have previously been told to disperse, or face possible jail time whilst waiting to testify in court....

Proposed Changes to the Youth Justice Act

In a recent media statement by the acting Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, The Honourable David Crisafulli, the Queensland Government has proposed new reforms for the Youth Justice Act. In the media statement, Mr Crisafulli suggests that the government plans to reduce juvenile crime rates across...

Tradies with Ties to Criminal Organisations Set To Lose Contractor’s Licence

Builders, plumbers, and electricians are set to join locksmiths, tow truck drivers and tattoo parlours as industries affected by the current war on criminal organisations. Queensland Police will provide information on request to regulatory authorities, such as those established under the Queensland Building Services Authority Act...

Man Charged Over Missing Fruits and Vegetables

Mr Anthony Francis McEwan appeared before the Cairns Magistrates Court on the 23rd of January, along with his solicitor Alex Jones and defence barrister Angus Edwards. Mr McEwan is accused of defrauding funds from food wholesaler Simon George and Sons whilst he was a manager. It...