Unaccompanied L-plater clocked at 181kph

Unaccompanied L-plater clocked at 181kph

Posted May 31, 2016 08:43:13 External Link: Gingin police tweet An unaccompanied teenage learner driver has been caught driving at 181 kilometres per hour near Muchea, 60 kilometres north of Perth, police say. Officers said the boy was alone in the car, contrary to L-plate permit conditions, when he was clocked at 181kph on the Brand Highway at 5:40pm on Monday. The speed limit on the highway is 110kph, but L-plate drivers are restricted to 100kph. Police said they had to notify a responsible parent that the boy had been…

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NSW chiropractor Chris Nelson charged over Nova Peris racist Facebook posts

NSW chiropractor Chris Nelson charged over Nova Peris racist Facebook posts

Video will begin in 5 seconds. More video Recommended Replay video Nova Peris’ emotional farewell Bill Shorten comforts a teary Nova Peris as the retiring Labor Senator pleads for voters not to judge her. Vision ABC News 24 PT2M23S620349 A man will face court after he allegedly sent racist and offensive messages to senator Nova Peris on Facebook. Chris Nelson, a chiropractor and osteopath from Woy Woy on the NSW central coast, was arrested and charged on Monday afternoon after posts on the Olympic gold medallist’s Facebook page, appearing to come…

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Justice system needs more integration with Aboriginal community: forum

Justice system needs more integration with Aboriginal community: forum

Posted May 31, 2016 06:56:19 A forum has called for better integration between Aboriginal communities and the justice system amid an increase in the number of Indigenous people in Canberra’s jail. Packed into a small lecture hall at the Australian National University, the panel included ACT politicians, community service workers, academics and members of the Galambany circle sentencing court. One panellist, Aboriginal woman Traci Harris, brought attention to the success of restorative justice programs for indigenous offenders. “Galambany court is a good conjugate between the criminal justice system and the…

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Turnbull to announce $20m childhood cancer genetics program

Turnbull to announce $20m childhood cancer genetics program

Posted May 31, 2016 05:32:58 Photo: Malcolm Turnbull plans to push childhood cancer survival up to 100 per cent. (ABC News: Nicholas Haggarty) The Prime Minister will today announce a re-elected Coalition government would fund a $20 million program to identify the genes that cause childhood cancers. Malcolm Turnbull will outline his plan to push survival rates of childhood cancer up towards 100 per cent, by applying genome mapping technology. The science is used worldwide to pinpoint genes that underlie serious diseases. The Zero Childhood Cancer Initiative would aim to…

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