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  • Aaron Pajich murdered by Jemma Lilley and Trudi Lenon, Perth jury rules

    1 November 2017 7:46 AM 13

    A would-be serial killer and a mother of three with an interest in BDSM have been found guilty of the murder of 18-year-old Aaron Pajich. Jemma Victoria Lilley, 26, and Trudi Clare Lenon, 43, had been on trial for the past five weeks accused of luring the 18-year-old to their Orelia home in June last year and fatally stabbing him. His body was found

  • Sydney teacher Simon Phillips charged with indecent assault of girls at Mowbray Public School

    1 November 2017 7:05 AM 13

    A male teacher has been arrested and charged over the alleged indecent assault of four girls aged between 11 and 12 at a school on Sydney's lower north shore. Simon Phillips, who had been teaching at Mowbray Public School, was arrested at a home in Russell Lea this morning. The 51-year-old father was taken to Burwood Police Station and charged with 13 counts

  • Another Australian lawmaker may quit parliament over citizenship

    1 November 2017 6:36 AM 19

    SYDNEY, Australia—The dual citizenship crisis that has rocked Australia’s parliament took another twist on Tuesday, with a senior member of the governing Liberal Party saying he may have to quit Parliament. Stephen Parry, a senator who is president of Australia’s upper house, said he has contacted authorities in the United Kingdom to check if he holds

  • Tyrell Cobb: Mother Heidi Strbak pleads guilty to manslaughter of four-year-old son

    1 November 2017 4:57 AM 12

    The mother of Tyrell Cobb has pleaded guilty to manslaughter over the death of her four-year-old son on the Gold Coast in 2009. Tyrell died in hospital from major trauma to his abdomen after he was found unconscious in a Biggera Waters home. Heidi Strbak entered her plea today during an arraignment in the Supreme Court in Brisbane. Tyrell began vomiting

  • Mother of Tyrell Cobb pleads guilty to manslaughter

    1 November 2017 4:38 AM 48

    THE mother of Tyrell Cobb has pleaded guilty to manslaughter this afternoon and it has been revealed she allegedly delivered the blow that killed the four-year-old. Heidi Strbak appeared in the Supreme Court in Brisbane this afternoon supported by family and friends just weeks after the case made headlines when her ex-boyfriend received a paltry four-year

  • Uluru climb will be closed to tourists from 2019, ‘a cause for celebration’

    1 November 2017 4:13 AM 33

    RADIO host Dave Hughes has addressed climbing Uluru, claiming his wife’s hesitancy foiled what was supposed to be one of the couple’s most special moments. KIIS FM’s Dave Hughes and Kate Langbroek weighed in on the decision on their radio show this afternoon, with Hughesy revealing his wife’s decision not to climb foiled his proposal attempt. “In 2006, on the trip where

  • ‘This is not Disneyland’: Traditional Owners ban Uluru climbs

    1 November 2017 4:11 AM 22

    The Traditional Owners of Uluru have announced today that the culturally significant site will be closed to visitors from October 26, 2019. Today the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Board of Management unanimously voted to close the site to climbers. Chairman and senior Traditional Owner Sammy Wilson said the decision to close the climb came after extensive

  • Uluru climbs banned from October 2019 after unanimous board decision to 'close the playground'

    1 November 2017 4:11 AM 17

    Climbing Uluru is set to be a thing of the past after the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park board decided unanimously to ban the activity, starting in 2019. The board, made up of eight traditional owners and three representatives from National Parks, made the decision after consulting with the wider Anangu community, who it said was overwhelmingly in support

  • Victorian Minister Marlene Kairouz apologises for telling people not to open their door to the Irish

    1 November 2017 3:09 AM 9

    The Victorian Premier has defended a Minister who encouraged the public not to open their doors to the Irish to avoid being scammed. Consumer Affairs Minister Marlene Kairouz was launching an awareness campaign about dodgy tradesmen when she linked them to people who have Irish accents. "If anybody knocks on your door that has an Irish accent, automatically

  • Husband charged with NSW burning murder

    1 November 2017 2:10 AM 14

    Almost four years after a Sydney woman ran screaming from her home engulfed in a "ball of fire" her husband has been charged with murder. Kulwinder Singh, 37, was charged with the 2013 murder of Parwinder Kaur on Wednesday and will spend the night behind bars after his lawyers postponed a bail application until Thursday. Ms Kaur, 32, died in December