News A career of 'broken glass ceilings': pioneer Canberra judge retires 2018-03-23T13:44:01.000000000+11:00 Justice Hilary Penfold's four decade long legal career has been one of many firsts. Aria and other venues to go in $1.4 billion Eagle Street Pier proposal 2018-03-23T13:36:45.000000000+11:00 A six-year redevelopment of the prestigious dining precinct will mean more riverfront open space and new towers. But several popular restaurants will be demolished. No bus ban for woman accused of punching driver in the face 2018-03-23T13:36:18.000000000+11:00 The magistrate refused to ban her from catching Brisbane City Council buses, saying she could likely not afford to catch taxis. On edge since shooting, school tells students to carry backpacks 2018-03-23T13:35:23.000000000+11:00 The Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people last month will require students to wear ID badges and carry only clear backpacks. Teen accused of violent home invasion skips court to sleep 2018-03-23T13:34:17.000000000+11:00 A teenager charged over a home invasion in which a knife was allegedly held to the victim’s throat has refused to front court because he was having a sleep. 'Great concern': China-owned company blasted for failure to pay 2018-03-23T13:34:00.000000000+11:00 Chinatex Australia, ordered to pay Bindaree Beef more than $31 million in compensation, has been criticised by Nationals Senator John Williams. 'Justice has been served': son speaks after father jailed for murdering mother 2018-03-23T13:33:18.000000000+11:00 Stephen James Boyd has been jailed for 33 years for the violent 2016 murder of his wife Tina Kontozis. WNBL: Canberra Capitals coach Paul Goriss says Leilani Mitchell makes rivals 'take notice' 2018-03-23T13:31:22.000000000+11:00 Leilani Mitchell is the recruitment coup that will make rivals take notice. Geraldton gunman Rodney Vlahov found dead as victim named as Philip Chamberlain 2018-03-23T13:28:28.000000000+11:00 Geraldton gunman Rodney Vlahov has been found dead at a property owned by his family in Chapman Valley. Darius Rucker review: Voice stands out even if the songs don't 2018-03-23T13:28:06.000000000+11:00 Only the second African-American after Charley Pride to make it big in Nashville, Darius Rucker's sonorous, soulful tone stands out in the hidebound country-music industry, even when his songs don't.