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Indigenous consumers still being targeted by Telstra

Sales practices targeting Indigenous consumers have not improved since Telstra copped a $50 million fine from the Federal Court.

Courts to oversee return of Caddick funds

A court has paved the way for liquidators of Ponzi scheme mastermind Melissa Caddick's company to begin the long path of returning money to duped investors.

Brittany Higgins’ alleged rapist pleads not guilty

The man charged with raping then-Liberal staffer Brittany Higgins in a federal minister's office has pleaded not guilty.

Uber drivers are employees: Dutch court

Uber drivers are employees rather than independent contractors and are entitled to greater workers' rights, a Dutch court has ruled.

Bill Cosby leaves prison as conviction overturned

Bill Cosby has been freed from prison and returned home after Pennsylvania's highest court overturned his sexual assault conviction.

More jail time for drunk and deadly driver

A Port Stephens drunk driver who was speeding when he crashed and killed two passengers has had his sentence extended.

Call for urgent changes to Domestic and Family Violence practices

A newly released submission is calling for urgent changes to the way local courts and police handle Domestic and Family Violence (DVF) cases in the Hunter. The Newcastle Domestic Violence Committee (NDVC) is...

Motorbike rider charged after police pursuit

A motorbike rider will appear in court following a pursuit with police in the Hunter Region overnight. At about 1.20am on Friday, officers from Lake Macquarie Police District were patrolling the Pacific Highway,...