In the 2000s, Justice Stephen Hall was a barrister at the WA Corruption and Crime Commission when an inquiry into the lobbying activities of former premier Brian Burke sent shock waves through WA.
Tim Clarke & Elle Farcic
It will be a trial like none which has ever gone before in WA. It will be a long road for Paul Yovich, the barrister tasked with leading the defence of the accused Claremont serial killer.
Twenty years after she was placed into an old ammunition box to protect her from one of Australia’s worst ever cyclones, Mikaela Bamess has returned to WA’s cyclone zone.
Kent Acott and Elle Farcic
Released Evil 8 paedophile Benjamin Clarke was fined for setting up a stall at a family-friendly market and selling household goods, including children’s toys.
Ronald Joseph Buckland - the man whom Radina Djukich regarded as her father - appeared in Perth Magistrate’s Court today by videolink from prison, charged with unlawfully killing the 14-year-old.
A man accused of murdering his frail 82-year-old neighbour in Orelia has told a court he is guilty of the charge.
A mother accused of trying to murder her baby boy by pouring bleach into his feeding tube has been granted bail and will be transferred to another psychiatric facility for further treatment.
Prosecutors have dropped an attempted murder charge against a man who attacked a Finnish couple on the Bibbulmun Track in Perth’s hills.
Hazel Margaret Spenceley shut her eyes, gasped and started to cry after a jury found her not guilty of killing her husband of 57 years by pushing him into the deep end of their swimming pool.
The State has urged Justice Stephen Hall to make stories found on devices, pornographic film and images of ‘extreme deviance’, made admissible for the accused’s trial.
Elle Farcic and David Baker
Proceedings in the pre-trial hearing for Claremont accused Bradley Robert Edwards have come to an end after another day of new allegations and clues to how the trial will proceed.
Bradley Robert Edwards was going through a marriage breakdown and at the time Sarah Spiers went missing in 1996, the Supreme Court has heard.
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