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    Trolley Man banned from Melbourne CBD under strict bail conditions

    Trolley Man banned from Melbourne CBD under strict bail conditions


    Michael Rogers, the man who faced down a murderous terrorist armed only with a shopping trolley in Bourke Street last Friday, has been granted bail after facing court on burglary...


    Michael Rogers, the man who faced down a murderous terrorist armed only with a shopping trolley in Bourke Street last Friday, has been granted bail after facing court on burglary charges.
    Rare animal skeletons stolen from Sydney University

    Rare animal skeletons stolen from Sydney University


    Four rare animal skeletons dating back more than a century have been stolen from the University of Sydney in...

    Four rare animal skeletons dating back more than a century have been stolen from the University of Sydney in Australia.
    Bourke Street Melbourne terrorist was on bail and due to return to court

    Bourke Street Melbourne terrorist was on bail and due to return to court


    Hassan Khalif Shire Ali was on bail and due to face court again in coming months for a string of driving offences before he took to Bourke Street Mall in the Australian city of Melbourne with a knife, killing one and injuring two, last...

    Hassan Khalif Shire Ali was on bail and due to face court again in coming months for a string of driving offences before he took to Bourke Street Mall in the Australian city of Melbourne with a knife, killing one and injuring two, last Friday.
    NAB boss Andrew Thorburn in investigation over luxury resort holiday

    NAB boss Andrew Thorburn in investigation over luxury resort holiday


    National Australia Bank chief executive Andrew Thorburn took a luxury Fiji holiday and a Thermomix arranged through a company which is under police investigation over accusations it bribed his chief of staff to win contracts from the...

    National Australia Bank chief executive Andrew Thorburn took a luxury Fiji holiday and a Thermomix arranged through a company which is under police investigation over accusations it bribed his chief of staff to win contracts from the bank.
    Australian man fined for Perth Zoo baby meerkat theft

    Australian man fined for Perth Zoo baby meerkat theft


    A man has been fined $4300 for stealing a baby meerkat from Perth Zoo because "he thought it would be cool as a pet" and "fell in love with...


    A man has been fined $4300 for stealing a baby meerkat from Perth Zoo because "he thought it would be cool as a pet" and "fell in love with it".
    From Coober Pedy to Bourke Street: How James Gargasoulas became a monster

    From Coober Pedy to Bourke Street: How James Gargasoulas became a monster


    On the January afternoon that he killed and injured innocent pedestrians in a stolen car in Melbourne, James Gargasoulas had planned to be well away from city crowds, on a caravan trip with his pregnant...

    On the January afternoon that he killed and injured innocent pedestrians in a stolen car in Melbourne, James Gargasoulas had planned to be well away from city crowds, on a caravan trip with his pregnant girlfriend.
    James Gargasoulas found guilty of murdering six in Melbourne's Bourke Street

    James Gargasoulas found guilty of murdering six in Melbourne's Bourke Street


    Bourke Street driver James Gargasoulas has been found guilty of six charges of murder after deliberately ploughing into pedestrians as he drove a stolen car through the centre of Melbourne, Australia, last...

    Bourke Street driver James Gargasoulas has been found guilty of six charges of murder after deliberately ploughing into pedestrians as he drove a stolen car through the centre of Melbourne, Australia, last year.
    Australian man killed by his own car in hit and run

    Australian man killed by his own car in hit and run


    It wasn't justice. Not for Giovanni Varagnolo's family, anyway. There was no sentence that could bring back the generous and kind 54-year-old Australian...

    It wasn't justice. Not for Giovanni Varagnolo's family, anyway. There was no sentence that could bring back the generous and kind 54-year-old Australian father-of-five.
    Melbourne 'trolley man' may be brave, but he should not be a model

    Melbourne 'trolley man' may be brave, but he should not be a model


    OPINION: The tragic and sickening murder of a popular cafe owner in Melbourne, together with the wounding of people by a lone terrorist, has highlighted an emerging issue. What are members of the public to do when they get caught up in such...

    OPINION: The tragic and sickening murder of a popular cafe owner in Melbourne, together with the wounding of people by a lone terrorist, has highlighted an emerging issue. What are members of the public to do when they get caught up in such incidents?
    Man accused of killing girlfriend 'karate kicked ex-partner'

    Man accused of killing girlfriend 'karate kicked ex-partner'


    A man accused of bashing his girlfriend to death in Sydney had a history of assaulting another female partner and was once seen karate-kicking her in the head, a jury has...

    A man accused of bashing his girlfriend to death in Sydney had a history of assaulting another female partner and was once seen karate-kicking her in the head, a jury has heard.
    Strawberry farm worker charged over needles refused bail

    Strawberry farm worker charged over needles refused bail


    An Australian woman charged with placing needles in strawberries, triggering a nationwide food tampering crisis, has been refused...

    An Australian woman charged with placing needles in strawberries, triggering a nationwide food tampering crisis, has been refused bail.