Paul Christie

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By KIERAN FINNANE 15 November 2017 Alice Springs News Online

UPDATE, 15 November 2017, 6.15pm:

The Crown has argued for a custodial sentence with real time served as the penalty for Paul Christie’s trespass on the “prohibited area” that is the military base at Pine Gap.

The maximum penalty of seven years’ imprisonment reflects how seriously the legislature views this offending, said Crown Prosecutor Michael McHugh in his sentencing submissions this afternoon.

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