August 2019

Published a story 23rd Aug 2019 12:35 PM

Boilermaker William Thomas Potter argues four months in prison is too long, despite running over his partner and assaulting man who came to her rescue

A DV perp ran over his partner, then complained about jail

Boilermaker William Thomas Potter argues four months in prison is too long, despite running over his partner and assaulting man who came to her rescue

Published a story 22nd Aug 2019 2:46 PM

Cornelius Wales told eight-year-old boy 'I love you' after sexual assault, then silenced his victim with prison threats

Business executive threatened to jail boy he sexually abused

Cornelius Wales told eight-year-old boy 'I love you' after sexual assault, then silenced his victim with prison threats

Published a story 22nd Aug 2019 2:31 PM

Sunshine Coast youth who threatened school staffer, stole 13-year-old's mobile phone says he is turning his life around by running a business, having a pet

Coast teen entrepreneur making up for assault, robbery

Sunshine Coast youth who threatened school staffer, stole 13-year-old's mobile phone says he is turning his life around by running a business, having a pet

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 2:53 PM

'This is too many conditions' - Prison assault accused Martin Leigh Hyatt ordered to not leave home at night, stay off drugs and report to police

Man with 'appalling criminal history' says bail too onerous

'This is too many conditions' - Prison assault accused Martin Leigh Hyatt ordered to not leave home at night, stay off drugs and report to police

Published a story 21st Aug 2019 1:12 PM

A Queensland courier driver used a sophisticated system to steal $94,000 from a scheme designed to get regional Queenslanders working.

How this dad stole $94,000 from our regional jobs scheme

A Queensland courier driver used a sophisticated system to steal $94,000 from a scheme designed to get regional Queenslanders working.

Published a story 20th Aug 2019 1:46 PM

Bashing survivor Alix Jane Beckham faces court on multiple drug and weapons charges as judge outlines how an associate brutalised her for not selling enough ice

Mum brutally bashed for not selling enough drugs

Bashing survivor Alix Jane Beckham faces court on multiple drug and weapons charges as judge outlines how an associate brutalised her for not selling enough ice

Published a story 20th Aug 2019 1:40 PM

Bashing survivor Alix Jane Beckham faces court on multiple drug and weapons charges as judge outlines how an associate brutalised her for not selling enough ice

Mum brutally bashed for not selling enough drugs

Bashing survivor Alix Jane Beckham faces court on multiple drug and weapons charges as judge outlines how an associate brutalised her for not selling enough ice

Published a story 19th Aug 2019 3:07 PM

A MAJOR insurer is appealing a million-dollar compensation payout to a Queensland police officer who suffered severe PTSD after seeing a victim's legs chopped off.

More pain for cop who saw driver's legs chopped off

A MAJOR insurer is appealing a million-dollar compensation payout to a Queensland police officer who suffered severe PTSD after seeing a victim's legs chopped off.

Published a story 16th Aug 2019 2:30 PM

Meth dealer Jessie-May Sutton told to put her 11-year-old son first after judge hears her little daughter died while Sutton was locked up

This little girl died while her mum was in jail

Meth dealer Jessie-May Sutton told to put her 11-year-old son first after judge hears her little daughter died while Sutton was locked up

Published a story 16th Aug 2019 1:25 PM

STEVEN Norman John Walsh faces court over bomb hoax that shut down a major Toowoomba shopping centre.

Bomb fear: Big W manager's shocking bid for time off

STEVEN Norman John Walsh faces court over bomb hoax that shut down a major Toowoomba shopping centre.

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News Corp journalist Sherele Moody started her career in the media more than 25 years ago. She reports across a broad range of topics including and has an extensive background in data analysis and statistics-based journalism. She also specialises in opinion and feature writing on gendered violence and women’s issues. Sherele is the recipient of the 2018 BandT Women in Media Social Change Maker Award and has multiple Clarion and Walkley Our Watch journalism excellence awards for her work reducing violence against women and children. She is the founder of The RED HEART Campaign and the creator of the Femicide Australia Map.