EXCLUSIVE: The “MeToo vigilante” Pierce Field has stood by his decision to confront former Liberal MP Craig Laundy over sexual misconduct allegations following a recent ruling by the Fair Work Commission. The Commission found that Field’s dismissal by then-Labor Senator Kristina Keneally following a phone call from Laundy was unnecessarily harsh, and awarded him compensation. Nour Ahmad reports.
EXCLUSIVE: NSW Police have promised sweeping changes to the remit of the controversial Fixated Persons Investigations Unit in light of several highly publicised and embarrassing incidents which gave rise to concerns it was a “political goon squad” used to shut down opponents and whistleblowers truthfully speaking about political and police corruption. Nour Ahmad reports.
EXCLUSIVE: In 1953, 19-year-old Peter John Beadman killed his father in the family’s Punchbowl home by striking him four times with an axe. The following year he would be acquitted by a jury who heard that the father was choking Beadman’s younger sister at the time of the slaying. Nour Ahmad reports.
EXCLUSIVE: The grieving brother of WA outback murder victim, Raymond Kehlet, is speaking out following the state DPP’s decision not to prosecute the killing. Dave Kehlet tells Nour Ahmad how the disappointing investigation inspired him to create a literary newsletter and Facebook group where he conducts his own inquiry into what happened that fateful day.
EXCLUSIVE: Michael Balderstone, the president of Legalise Cannabis Australia, has revealed his party are aiming to run in NSW and Victoria following their impressive performance at the recent federal election. The Nimbin local wants both roadside saliva tests and the negative stigma surrounding cannabis use to be changed. Nour Ahmad reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Luke Brett Moore, a man who was falsely accused by Kristina Keneally’s cop son and spent three weeks in solitary confinement, is still fuming more than a year later. The victim of police corruption believes he had a hand in the former Labor Senator losing out on a lower house seat at the recent federal election, and wants greater compensation for his suffering after being diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Nour Ahmad reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Petting Zoo owner, Daniel Brighton, faced Campbelltown Local Court late last week over accusations he pitchforked, strung up and beat to death a dog who attacked his camel six years ago. His lawyer defended his actions, comparing the dog to the dingo that snatched Lindy Chamberlain’s baby. Nour Ahmad reports.