Adelaide | A man convicted of drowning his fiancee in the bathtub of their Adelaide home will walk free from jail this afternoon on bail after he was granted a retrial.
Henry James Keogh was jailed for at least 25 years after being convicted of murdering Anna-Jane Cheney in March 1994.
The Court of Criminal Appeal ruled on Friday that Keogh should be granted a retrial, saying there had been a substantial miscarriage of justice.
Keogh applied for bail in the Supreme Court this afternoon, an application that was not opposed by prosecution. Justice John Sulan approved Keogh’s application and after finalising bail papers, Keogh will leave the court in the Sir Samuel Way building on Victoria Square.
Keogh had previously lost a number of appeals against his conviction but was granted a Full Story »
Adelaide | The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources will be headed by long-standing public servant Sandy Pitcher from January next year.
Premier Jay Weatherill announced Pitcher’s appointment as DEWNR chief executive today. She replaces outgoing head Allan Holmes.
Pitcher is currently deputy chief executive of the Department of the Premier and Cabinet, a role in which she has served since 2010.
She has more than a decade of experience in the senior ranks of the public service. She has worked for government in South Australia, Canberra and the United Kingdom.
Weatherill said Pitcher was a great asset, evidenced by her recognition in 2012 when she won Telstra Businesswoman of the Year in the community and government category.
“Sandy has been at the centre of managing Ca Full Story »
The celebrity chef trend and an increase in the number of people cooking at home has helped drive growth in the cookbook industry, with myriad famous and not-so-famous foodie faces filling the shelves.
If you’re looking for inspiration to fuel your own culinary endeavours but are bamboozled by the choice, here are some of InDaily’s favourites (in no particular order) from 2014.
A cookbook deal is part of the prize for winners of reality-TV show MasterChef, but the most successful former contestants have not been content with just one collection, instead going on to publish multiple books.
Goodwin’s recipes tend to be of the homely, no-fuss variety – perfect for family meals or easy entertaining. We’ve tried seve Full Story »