Australian Capital Territory (ACT)

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ACT close to naming head of Bruce Lehrmann trial inquiry and its scope
Announcement expected next week after trial for alleged rape of Brittany Higgins collapses and DPP alleges ‘inappropriate interference’ in case

Christopher Knaus

23, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Thousands of tonnes of recycling to be transported interstate after fire at ACT processing facility
Materials Recovery Facility near Canberra had processed 60,000 tonnes of waste a year which will be moved to other capital cities

Lisa Cox

29, Dec, 2022 @2:26 AM

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ACT court yet to release sentencing details of man secretly convicted and detained, despite approval
Attorney general Mark Dreyfus has cleared for release the documents in the case of Alan Johns, also known as Witness J, but court yet to publish

Paul Karp

22, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Bruce Lehrmann trial: ACT cabinet examines launching inquiry into handling of Brittany Higgins allegations
Chief minister Andrew Barr says inquiry could examine ‘issues raised by the actions of authorities involved in the Lehrmann trial’

Christopher Knaus

12, Dec, 2022 @11:35 PM

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Bruce Lehrmann trial: ACT’s top prosecutor complained about Linda Reynolds’ ‘disturbing’ conduct
Former minister has denied attempting to coach defence and rejected allegations she was politically invested in the case’s outcome

Christopher Knaus

11, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Integrity watchdog to examine allegations of police misconduct during Bruce Lehrmann case
ACT attorney general says complaints surrounding prosecution of Brittany Higgins allegation referred to federal integrity and corruption commission

Christopher Knaus

09, Dec, 2022 @8:54 AM

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Prosecutor alleges police ‘aligned with defence’ in Bruce Lehrmann case and claims ‘inappropriate interference’
Exclusive: Letter from Shane Drumgold to ACT police chief, obtained under FOI, calls for inquiry into ‘political and police conduct’ during investigation of Brittany Higgins claimss

Christopher Knaus

08, Dec, 2022 @4:15 AM

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Covid-19 Australia data tracker: coronavirus cases, deaths, hospitalisations and vaccination
Guardian Australia brings together all the figures on Covid-19 cases, as well as stats, charts and state-by-state data from NSW, Victoria, Queensland, SA, WA, Tasmania, the ACT and NT. Here you can also find the numbers on the vaccine rollout and fourth dose booster vaccination rates.

Josh Nicholas, Nick Evershed and Andy Ball

05, Dec, 2022 @11:16 PM

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PM urges climate ‘wake up’ amid floods; man mauled to death by dogs – as it happened
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange fights extradition from Britain to US, where he is wanted on criminal charges. This blog is now closed

Donna Lu

03, Dec, 2022 @6:06 AM

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Push for ‘victim advocates’ to support alleged rape survivors in court following Bruce Lehrmann trial
Former federal court judge says independent advocates needed to ‘hold the hand of the victim-survivor at the time of greatest trauma’

Christopher Knaus

02, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Afternoon Update: No retrial for Bruce Lehrmann; Chris Dawson sentenced; and viva magenta colour of the year
ACT prosecutors drop charges against Lehrmann citing risk to health of Brittany Higgins posed by a second trial

Antoun Issa

02, Dec, 2022 @5:45 AM

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Bruce Lehrmann retrial won’t proceed after prosecutors drop charges for alleged rape of Brittany Higgins
Decision announced by director of public prosecutions means retrial of Lehrmann, who pleaded not guilty, will not go ahead

Christopher Knaus

01, Dec, 2022 @11:03 PM

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