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Rolfe murder trial: preparations advance

By KIERAN FINNANE A number of police officers who may give evidence in the trial of Zachary Rolfe sought legal advice before speaking to investigating...

Jagamara Nelson, a wise friend to discuss issues with

By TED JABANGARDI EGAN I was Superintendent at Yuendumu from 1957 to 1963. In 1959, an outstanding group of children finished their primary education at Yuendumu....

Will Rolfe trial move to Darwin? No answer yet.

By KIERAN FINNANE Zachary Rolfe, the police officer accused of the murder of Kumanjayi Walker in Yuendumu on 9 November 2019, today applied to...

Lack of rain, warm ocean create hot weather

Why is it so hot? A combination of factors is causing this heat wave, says the Bureau of Metereology. "Primarily it's due to a lack of...

Zachary Rolfe: is there a case to answer?

By KIERAN FINNANE The shooting of Kumanjayi Walker was “justifiable defensive conduct” on the part of Constable Zachary Rolfe, the Alice Springs Local Court heard...

Zachary Rolfe could have made different choices, experts tell court

By KIERAN FINNANE It is uncontested that Constable Zachary Rolfe fired three shots at Kumanjayi Walker in the evening of 9 November last year at...

Zachary Rolfe: body-worn video of shooting shown in court

By KIERAN FINNANE In repeated replays and different versions the Alice Springs Local Court today watched and heard the dying minutes in the life of...

Zachary Rolfe: police give evidence about firearms training

By KIERAN FINNANE “Edged weapon equals gun”: two police officers gave evidence in the Alice Springs Local Court today that that is their training. When...

Zachary Rolfe: live-streaming to Yuendumu to be curtailed?

By KIERAN FINNANE The Local Court in Alice Springs has heard from the prosecutor in the case against Zachary Rolfe – the police officer pleading...

Zachary Rolfe: What evidence will be relevant?

By KIERAN FINNANE What permission did police have to enter the premises in Yuendumu where Kumanjayi Walker was on the night of 9 November 2019,...
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