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Debacle after Bruce Lehrmann charges dropped

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Bruce Lehrmann, the former parliamentary political staffer who was accused of raping a colleague named Brittany Higgins at Parliament House has had all charges dropped again him.

This occurred after the trial had to be postponed because Lisa Wilkinson gave a speech at The Logie Awards, and when the trial finally took place, the jury had to be discharged because of juror misconduct.
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Kristina Keneally’s son pleads not guilty to fabricating evidence

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Last month, Constable Daniel Keneally was charged with fabricating evidence. This charge arose from Keneally submitting a report of a man named Luke Moore threatening to kill a police officer, which resulted in Moore being refused bail and spending time in jail for three weeks.

Moore had apparently recorded his discussion with Keneally jnr, and it is alleged that recording showed that Keneally’s report was false.

A Sydney court has been informed Constable Daniel Keneally will contest the charge.

Constable Daniel Keneally is the son of former NSW Premier and federal Senator Kristina Keneally.

Queensland forensic lab boss Cathie Allen accused of lying

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The commission of inquiry into QLD’s lab scandal has heard Managing scientist of Queensland Health’s Forensic and Scientific Services Cathie Allen recommended amplification of low-level DNA samples which could have detected more serious criminals, but which would cost Queensland Health an estimated $20,000 less and generate less workload for lab staff.
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Son of Kristina Keneally charged with fabricating evidence

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Kristina Keneally is a former Premier of NSW and Labor federal Senator.

Earlier this year, she failed to win the federal seat of Fowler from her residence situated at Scotland Island, a water-borne community situated in an estuary called Pittwater, part of Broken Bay in northern Sydney, New South Wales, and lost to local Vietnamese immigrant Dai Le.
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Chris Dawson guilty of murdering his first wife Lynette Dawson

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Former high school teacher and rugby league player Chris Dawson has been found guilty of murdering his wife Lynette Dawson after a long Judge-only trial.

Lynette Dawson, 33, disappeared from their Bayview home on Sydney’s northern beaches on 9 January 1982, more than forty years ago. She left behind their two young daughters Shanelle and Sherryn, then aged four and two, and has never been found.
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