Nov 23 2018

Eastman could get compensation

Eastman could get compensation

The lawyer for a man acquitted of murdering a top federal policeman says "justice has been served".

In a second trial, David Eastman was found NOT guilty of shooting Colin Winchester in a car outside his neighbour's Deakin home close to 30 years ago.

Mr Eastman's bid to sue the territory government for wrongful imprisonment is back on following...

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Nov 22 2018

David Eastman found NOT GUILTY

David Eastman found NOT GUILTY

David Eastman has been found not guilty of murdering Canberra police chief Colin Winchester back in 1989.

A jury has determined Mr Eastman did not shoot the AFP officer, as he sat in his car in a Deakin driveway three decades ago.

The Winchester family has released a statement saying they believe the verdict is wrong and they are extremely...

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Nov 22 2018

Canberra city centre dilapidated

Canberra city centre dilapidated

Canberra's business lobby is calling on the ACT government to prioritise a major revitalisation of the city's centre, calling it dilapidated.The Canberra Business Chamber wants the government to commit to rejuvenating the city precinct and finally deliver on a suite of long-promised projects, starting with a new convention centre....

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Nov 22 2018

Barr rejects calls to widen definition of corrupt conduct

Barr rejects calls to widen definition of corrupt conduct

ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr has ignored a call to widen the definition of 'corrupt' conduct.The decision to exempt 'misconduct' by public servants and politicians from the proposed anti-corruption commission's purview -- was revealed on Friday.

The Chief Minister's response has raised several issues that could prove sticking points during debate...

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