Leading prosecutor Margaret Cunneen and her eldest son investigated for allegedly perverting course of justice

The corruption watchdog has revealed it is investigating one of the state's top prosecutors over allegations she perverted the course of justice, in a move that will send shockwaves through the legal community.
The corruption watchdog has revealed it is investigating one of the state's top prosecutors over allegations she perverted the course of justice, in a move that will send shockwaves through the legal community.
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A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable. A RAFT of proposals in Joyce's Ag Green Paper are unlikely to ever see the light of day because they conflict with government philosophy or are unaffordable.
FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia. FLOODING and hail has caused widespread crop damage in large parts of Western Australia.
A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders. A MAJOR cattle station in central Queensland has sold for a 50pc discount to what the vendor paid for it at the top of the market, alarming local landholders.
AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring. AS AACo brings its markets into sharper focus, the edges of what defines 'the company' are blurring.
30 Oct 14 The federal government is crowing about the deal it stitched up to get its friendless Direct Action policy through a hostile Senate while killing off forever Labor's carbon...
30 Oct 14 A highly contested proposal to develop an open-cut goldmine metres from homes in Victoria's north-west has been rejected as too risky by the state Planning Minister, but another...
30 Oct 14 Hundreds of teddy bears brought the issue of domestic violence directly to the state's lawmakers.
30 Oct 14 A son of Victorian victims' campaigner Noel McNamara has been charged with culpable driving causing death and other serious offences over a crash that injured two others, one seriously.
30 Oct 14 A truck driver who was shocked by an overhead power line while unloading sheep from his B-double truck has been awarded more than $650,000 in damages.
30 Oct 14 University of Melbourne student Alexander Eastwood has won the Victorian Rhodes Scholarship to study at a top-ranking university next year.
30 Oct 14 'Team Australia' call by Prime Minister Tony Abbott has stirred concerns over its effect on racial harmony in some quarters. Tom McIlroy reports.
30 Oct 14 The police officers chasing a drug-affected Sydney man when he jumped into the Parramatta River and drowned did not contribute to his death despite his family's claims to the contrary, a...
30 Oct 14 The growth of kombucha is fascinating, both as a hot trend in the beverage aisle and in the biological sense, since it is brewed with a live, expanding bacterial culture.
Good morning and welcome to another day in federal politics. Surely it can't be like yesterday? The government has agreed to fund an inquiry into something it is completely opposed to leaving it open to charges of yet more broken election promises by the opposition. And it's all about climate change. It all feels very familiar but with the main players in different seats.
30 Oct 14 Good morning and welcome to another day in federal politics. Surely it can't be like yesterday? The government has agreed to fund an inquiry into something it is completely opposed to...
30 Oct 14 Tony Abbott has left open the possibility of a return to emissions trading in a trade-off for the Palmer United Party's support for his controversial Direct Action climate policy.
30 Oct 14 Pacific territory's representatives take aim at department's capacity and call for referendum or plebiscite.
30 Oct 14 A surfer has been bitten by a shark on the NSW north coast.
30 Oct 14 Sugar substitutes have become a popular way of appealing to health-conscious consumers. Coca-Cola has announced it will bring its lower-calorie product Coca-Cola Life to Australia...
30 Oct 14 What industry sector employs more Australians than construction, education or manufacturing and three times as many as mining? What function costs private industry and government a...
30 Oct 14 Immediate disclosure of the tax paid by the nation�s biggest companies.
30 Oct 14 A naturally occurring substance in chocolate may improve the function of a part of the brain related to natural memory decline.
29 Oct 14 It was only a few hundred years ago that people with epilepsy were thought to be possessed by the devil. While that stigma has passed, doctors continued to believe the disorder was...
29 Oct 14 Two men remain in hospital in a critical condition after they were shot in the head with a nail gun at a Buddhist temple in Sydney's south-west.
29 Oct 14 The world must act now and use every means at their disposal to stop Ebola spreading beyond West Africa, warns the US Ambassador to Australia, John Berry.
29 Oct 14 The National Disability Insurance Agency underspent its budget by $18 million in the 2013-14 financial year, raising hope for people with disabilities who have missed out on...
29 Oct 14 The chief minister has hinted that there may be help at hand for the homeowners.
29 Oct 14 The number of passports cancelled by Foreign Minister Julie Bishop more than doubled during the 2013-14 financial year, due mainly to national security concerns and advice from...
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Katrina - that doesn't answer my question, Australia is trying it's best to educate these
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One of the best decisions an Australian government has ever made. When you have to resort to
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I think we have bushie boy worked out argis. A know it all city slicker.
CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
09 Oct 14 CONFIDENCE in the bull market is riding high, producing stellar results at this year’s Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
RESILIENT cattle breeders have stared down one of their toughest years on record but Northern Territory couple Doug Struber and wife Joanne hope to bounce back thanks to the 2014 Rockhampton Brahman Week Sale.
08 Oct 14 RESILIENT cattle breeders have stared down one of their toughest years on record but Northern Territory couple Doug...