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Late Complaints in Sexual Abuse Matters

In the last 5 – 10 years there seems to have been a substantial increase in the amount of complaints to authorities of sexual abuse arising from incidents allegedly occurring decades previous. Whilst allegations of this nature are particularly serious, the passage of time muddies numerous...

Carmody Inquiry Continues

Solicitor Michael Bosscher, representing whistle-blower Kevin Lindeberg has cross-examined former Families Minister Anne Warner, during the course of another day in the Carmody Inquiry. The inquiry is examining the 22-year-old “Heiner affair”, also known as Shreddergate, which centres on the destruction of documents from a 1988...

Cowan Committed to Stand Trial

Daniel Morcombe's accused murderer has been committed to stand trial in Queensland's Supreme Court. Mr Cowan will face the Supreme Court accused of child stealing, deprivation of liberty, indecently dealing with a child, murder and interfering with a corpse. Cowan did not apply for bail at the...

Alleged Admissions by Morcombe Accused

Brett Peter Cowan, the man charged with the murder of Daniel Morcombe allegedly admitted to Queensland Police that it only took seconds to lure Daniel Morcombe from where he was waiting for a bus on the Sunshine Coast before driving him to an abandoned building...

Morcombe Committal Hearing continues

The Committal Hearing into the abduction and murder of Daniel Morcombe continued in the Brisbane Magistrates Court yesterday where eight police officers gave evidence. Six of those were in a closed court room. Of the evidence given, an undercover police officer told the Court that in...

Hope You’re All Safe

Our sympathy goes out to all those impacted by yet another round of floods. It has had such a catastrophic impact upon many people, some of them, second-time around. While we didn't completely avoid it, particularly our Maroochydore office, it's nothing like having your home...