St Basil bosses Kon Kontis and Vicky Kos fight testifying order

Officials at a Melbourne aged care home where 50 residents died in a devastating Covid-19 outbreak have argued they should not be forced to give evidence at a coroner’s inquest. Officials at a Melbourne aged care home where 50 residents died in a Covid-19 outbreak have opposed the presentation of evidence as it would lead … Read more

Coroner’s inquest hears of ‘missed opportunities’ ahead of teenager Lachlan Cook’s death on school trip to Vietnam

The grieving family of a diabetic teenager who died after falling ill on an international school trip have taken aim at a prestigious private school for their ‘offensive’ suggestion that he helped delay his own medical care. Key points: A lawyer acting for Lachlan’s family describes his care during the trip as ‘breathtaking negligence’ A … Read more

Bailey Pini’s coroner’s inquest reveals heartbreaking moments that led to her death

Bailey Pini was barely a teenager when her mother died of cancer in June 2020. He died a year later after being placed in state care. A coroner’s inquest at Bowen Magistrates Court on Wednesday heard a series of tragic events for the 13-year-old as he grapples with the loss of his mother while struggling … Read more

Investigation begins into deaths of 3 women killed in 2015 Ottawa Valley rampage

A coroner’s inquest into the deaths of three women killed by a man in 2015 has begun and is expected to explore the dynamics of gender-based domestic violence and femicide in rural communities. Nathalie Warmerdam, 48, Carol Culleton, 66, and Anastasia Kuzyk, 36, were killed on their properties in the Renfrew County area by Basil … Read more

Police offer $250,000 reward for information about 2017 Parramatta fire

A $250,000 reward is being offered for information on the fifth anniversary of a deadly fire in Sydney. A $250,000 reward is being offered for information that helps detectives solve the five-year-old mystery of a fatal Sydney house fire. John Flamish, 81, died on June 5, 2017 after a fire in a unit block in … Read more

Police seek new information on missing men James Rice and Gerald Whitefoot

Police have issued a fresh appeal for information into the separate disappearances of two men in New South Wales, with one of the cases being treated as suspicious. Police are looking for new information on two separate historic missing persons cases from 23 and 44 years ago respectively, with one being treated as a suspect. … Read more

Theo Hayez missing backpacker case: Police, NSW government offer $500,000 reward

Police and the NSW government are offering a massive incentive to anyone who can help them crack the case of missing Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez. A mammoth $500,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the whereabouts of Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez, the NSW government and police have announced. The major development comes … Read more