Post Tagged with: "New South Wales"

Backpacker horror: Former girlfriend of man accused of raping British backpacker speaks out about their relationship

March 10, 2017 2:00 am
Backpacker horror: Former girlfriend of man accused of raping British backpacker speaks out about their relationship

The drug-taking drifter accused of raping a British backpacker in Australia beat up a former girlfriend and cheated on her, it is claimed. A New Zealand-born man, who is accused of holding captive and repeatedly raping and beating a 22-year-old from Liverpool, has been disowned by his family, who said […]

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Couple sailing from New Zealand to Australia rescued from broken yacht

March 9, 2017 7:40 am
Couple sailing from New Zealand to Australia rescued from broken yacht

A couple say they encountered waves the size of buildings, winds they couldn’t stand in and “whiteness everywhere” as they awaited rescue on their broken yacht off the coast of Sydney, Australia. Irishman Nick Dwyer and Frenchwoman Barbara Heftman arrived safely in Balmain on Wednesday night aboard a NSW Police […]

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Backpacker horror: Girl treated in hospital before road trip with alleged abductor

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Backpacker horror: Girl treated in hospital before road trip with alleged abductor

A British backpacker allegedly held hostage and raped in the Australian outback went to hospital before her road trip, as details of her New Zealand-born companion’s violent past came to light. The 22-year-old is recovering “in the care of friends and family” after being released from hospital, Queensland Police said […]

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‘Fake doctor’ Shyam Acharya worked for more than a decade in Sydney

March 8, 2017 7:30 am
‘Fake doctor’ Shyam Acharya worked for more than a decade in Sydney

Shyam Acharya allegedly used another person’s name and medical qualifications to become registered in NSW. He worked at Manly, Hornsby, Wyong and Gosford hospitals. Photo / Channel 9 A fake doctor who worked for more than a decade in Sydney and on the Central Coast is believed to have fled […]

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Two black eyes, crying and shaking: How British backpacker raised the alarm after kidnap ordeal

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Two black eyes, crying and shaking: How British backpacker raised the alarm after kidnap ordeal

The backpacker’s alleged kidnapper hid in the rear of the 4WD as officers approached. A young British backpacker who endured a five-week kidnap ordeal in Australia at the hands of an obsessive boyfriend tried to alert her family in Liverpool to her plight. The 22-year-old was repeatedly raped and abused […]

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Fewer than 3 per cent of rapes end in a conviction, Australia report shows

February 23, 2017 4:15 pm
Fewer than 3 per cent of rapes end in a conviction, Australia report shows

Defence attorneys know juries will often judge the victim, who then suffers character attacks in court. Photo / 123RF These numbers should terrify us all. A report just released by Australia’s Crime Statistics Agency found that in 2009 and 2010, more than 3500 rapes were reported to Victoria Police. Of […]

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Stoned driver crashed into woman at 200km/h in New South Wales

February 14, 2017 10:30 am
Stoned driver crashed into woman at 200km/h in New South Wales

Kristyn Rourke suffered permanent brain injuries as a result of the car accident. Photo / Facebook / Brain Injury Perspective A stoned P-plater was caught in dash-cam footage driving at 200km/h moments before he ploughed into another car and left an innocent woman to die. Kayden James Lawson, 22, drove […]

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Dam survivor shares his story on Today: ‘I promised my wife I wouldn’t die’

February 11, 2017 10:30 pm
Dam survivor shares his story on Today: ‘I promised my wife I wouldn’t die’

A man who miraculously survived two hours trapped by an excavator in a dam has revealed the moment he realised he was “in a fair bit of trouble,” during an emotional interview on the Today show. Father-of-two Daniel Miller was trapped by the roll bar of his vehicle when it slid […]

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Woman shares trauma of niece, nephew and father’s murder in domestic violence attack

February 10, 2017 6:00 am
Woman shares trauma of niece, nephew and father’s murder in domestic violence attack

Peter Poulson and his grandchildren Malee, left, and Bas were murdered by the children’s father. Photo / News Limited Rebecca Poulson never thought the knock on the door on her birthday would be the end of her life as she knew it. The Sydney woman woke up the morning of […]

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Alison Marie Lewis, the cop, the beauty queen, the judge and the email

February 9, 2017 10:30 pm
Alison Marie Lewis, the cop, the beauty queen, the judge and the email

Alison Marie Lewis was murdered at the age of 19. Photo / News Corp Australia This is the story of a beauty queen who was murdered, a cop who had to make an impossible choice, an email that put him in an emergency ward and a judge who had his […]

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