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.
31 Oct 14 A Canadian actress is one of eight women who have now come forward to accuse a high-profile radio host of violence and abusive behaviour, including allegations of choking, sexual abuse...
31 Oct 14 Sex crimes police have appealed to a teenager to turn himself after a violent attack on a woman in Melbourne's west.
31 Oct 14 Passing cyclist interrupts an attempted sexual attack by yelling at the man.
30 Oct 14 The ABC had to go to some unusual lengths to retain its talented finance reporter - a bloke on loan from its mates at News Corp - by the name of Alan Kohler.
30 Oct 14 She sings in Mandarin and sips on a Corona. At last orders she slips down a side corridor, but she'll be working for a few hours yet.
30 Oct 14 Australian military personnel in Afghanistan are set to have their daily pay bonus cut because the war-torn country is considered "less dangerous" than in the past.
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.
29 Oct 14 A surfer has been bitten by a shark on the NSW north coast.
29 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...
29 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...
29 Oct 14 Immediate disclosure of the tax paid by the nation�s biggest companies.
29 Oct 14 A naturally occurring substance in chocolate may improve the function of a part of the brain related to natural memory decline.
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Doctor Barney as Deputy Prime Minister is a horror movie in 3D, but it is halloween.
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In some ways you have a point Freshy but not totally. You are right to say farmers need to
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Yeah, that's right, FFS, in the 15th floor penthouse. How nice of you to remember. Are you going
NEWS of the secret profit-sharing deal prompted the Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance (WRRA) to describe the current situation as a “disgrace” and question whether a corruption inquiry or Royal Commission was needed.30 Oct 14 NEWS of the secret profit-sharing deal prompted the Wheatbelt Railway Retention Alliance (WRRA) to describe the...
CBH says a potential conflict of interest in the WA Government's oversight of Brookfield Rail operating a privatised State-owned monopoly asset, while being incentivised to profit share with the commercial entity, must be urgently addressed.30 Oct 14  1 CBH says a potential conflict of interest in the WA Government's oversight of Brookfield Rail operating a privatised...