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Publication prohibited: a history of the biggest suppression orders in Victoria

Publication prohibited: a history of the biggest suppression orders in Victoria

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.

Lawyer X scandal reveals a toxic police culture

Lawyer X scandal reveals a toxic police culture

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.

Combet runs a Mokbel as Rudd’s media coverage sleeps with fishes

Combet runs a Mokbel as Rudd’s media coverage sleeps with fishes

Greg Combet making his first ever top three appearance.

The Robing Room: Mirko Bagaric and Patti Chong

The Robing Room: Mirko Bagaric and Patti Chong

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.

Ganglands: Three criminal trials and a closure

Ganglands: Three criminal trials and a closure

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.

Fat Tony finally becomes The Man Who Wasn’t There

Fat Tony finally becomes The Man Who Wasn’t There

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.

Fat Tony’s mum reads him the riot act

Fat Tony’s mum reads him the riot act

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.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

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 […]

Why the Mokbel trial should be on TV

Why the Mokbel trial should be on TV

The only way to ensure fugitive gangland boss Tony Mokbel gets a fair trial is to televise it, write the Kooka Brothers.

Mokbel cries foul, but it’s Patel who should worry

Mokbel cries foul, but it’s Patel who should worry

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.