From underworld killings to high-level corruption scandals, here are some of the biggest stories which have been gagged by Victoria's suppression order regime.
Police will and do push boundaries — and act unethically — in order to secure "victories" over supposedly sophisticated criminal activity. This poses a very big problem for our democracy.
Our first entrants into the Robing Room for 2009 are Melbourne lawyer Mirko Bagaric and Perth’s victims of crime advocate Patti Chong, writes Greg Barns.
The real freaks and monsters from the bloody Melbourne gangland wars will be on trial for murder in the Victorian Supreme Court in the coming weeks, write The Kooka Brothers.
If the past is another country then someone should tell Fat Tony Mokbel that the charges he was accused of today in the Melbourne Magistrates Court didn’t happen to someone else last Tuesday when he was still living in Greece, writes the Kooka Brothers.
Within minutes of taking up semi-permanent residence in the Barwon correctional facility, Tony Mokbel's mum was on the phone to give him an earful, writes the Kooka Brothers.
Tony Mokbel and Opes Prime. According to a lawyers acting for one of the lending banks, apparently the Opes Prime crisis has been precipitated (at least in part) by the involvement of a huge amount of Tony Mokbel’s money which has been invested in or through Opes (using offshore companies or nominee accounts of course). I have […]
The only way to ensure fugitive gangland boss Tony Mokbel gets a fair trial is to televise it, write the Kooka Brothers.
If Mokbel had not skipped bail and fled to Greece then the publicity of which he now complains would not have become so problematic for him, writes Greg Barns.