Posts in tag

crime


heston russell australian values party

Australian Defence Force veteran and aspiring politician Heston Russell has denied a charge he allegedly punched a man at a Sydney pool party. The 36-year-old retired major is the founder of the Australian Values Party. He’s vying for a Queensland Senate seat in this weekend’s federal election. The alleged incident dates back to early January …

Peter Keeley

Crown prosecutor Nerrisa Keay told the NSW Supreme Court today that injuries allegedly inflicted by three teenage boys caused the death of a Canberra man. Earlier, defence lawyers suggested that drugs contributed significantly to the death of Peter Keeley. A dog walker found 56-year-old Peter Keeley’s body in bushland in the small NSW town of …

scott johnson scott white crime gay new south wales

A NSW Supreme Court judge has sentenced Scott White to 12 years jail for murdering gay man Scott Johnson in 1988. On Tuesday, Justice Helen Wilson sentenced Scott Phillip White to a maximum of 12 years and seven months for killing the American mathematician at a gay beat at Sydney’s North Head. White received a …

scott johnson scott white murder steve johnson nsw supreme court

Scott White, the Sydney man convicted of killing gay man Scott Johnson in 1988, has faced Johnson’s grieving family as his ex-wife alleged White “often bragged” about bashing gay men. The 51-year-old is being sentenced before the Supreme Court for the 1988 murder of American mathematician Scott Johnson at Sydney’s North Head. After a bungled …

south australia history festival rainbow history

The 2022 South Australia History Festival is encouraging the city of churches to reflect on and celebrate the state’s rainbow history. With 500 events on the calendar for the month of May, South Australia History Festival has something for everyone. This includes a raft of events for the LGBTQIA+ community and its allies. Will Sergeant …

nsw gay hate crime cold case ross warren Cyril

A lawyer working with victims of historical gay hate crimes has warned New South Wales’ judicial inquiry into the violence is “too narrow”, including for survivors who want answers. Last Saturday, NSW Premier Dominic Perrottet launched the special commission of inquiry, headed by Supreme Court judge John Sackar. It will look into dozens of unsolved …

scott johnson scott white murder steve johnson nsw supreme court

The man who shocked his own lawyers by pleading guilty to murdering gay man Scott Johnson in 1988 is maintaining his innocence but has lost a bid to stop his sentence proceedings next month. Scott White was charged with Johnson’s murder in 2020. Over three decades earlier, the American mathematician and PhD student’s body was …

stephen port stephen merchant four lives grindr killer serial killer murders sbs

Actor Stephen Merchant plays Grindr serial killer Stephen Port in harrowing true crime drama Four Lives, screening on SBS this week. The three-part British drama tells the chilling true story of the “Grindr murders” committed by Port. The series follows the victims’ families and the devastating police investigation that followed the killer’s crimes. Over 16 …

end rape on campus university of sydney sexual harassment survey sexual assault lgbtiq+ health australia statistics

Australian universities must prioritise the safety of LGBTIQ+ students after shocking new survey findings, peak group LGBTIQ+ Health Australia said. Last year, the Social Research Centre surveyed 43,819 university students for the National Student Safety Survey. Results this week show one in six Australian university students had experienced sexual harassment since starting their degree. And …

medibank insurance scammer melbourne adelaide gay scene

A South Australian man who stole $120,000 from insurance company Medibank in Melbourne to fund a “high-end” lifestyle of clubbing and drugs has turned his life around. A Melbourne judge sentenced Dwayne Antojado (pictured) to time served after he pleaded guilty to obtaining property by deception, the Herald Sun reported. The 26-year-old has spent 606 …

1 2 3 31