Cricket legend Michael Slater is hit with a staggering number of new domestic violence charges

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  • Slater's lawsuit heard successful Queensland tribunal connected Monday 
  • Matter will return to Maroochydore tribunal connected Tuesday 
  • 54-year-old was recovered blameworthy of battle past year 

By Shayne Bugden For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 00:24 EDT, 15 April 2024 | Updated: 00:25 EDT, 15 April 2024

Australian cricket awesome Michael Slater has faced a Queensland tribunal a agelong database of domestic violence charges aft being arrested connected nan weekend.

The 54-year-old is facing 18 home violence-related charges including allegedly choking and strangulation, battle occasioning bodily harm, 4 charges of communal assault, unlawful stalking and participate dwelling astatine nighttime by break.

He is besides charged pinch allegedly breaching bail conditions.

Slater did not look astatine Queensland's Maroochydore Magistrates Court connected Monday arsenic he remained down bars astatine Maroochydore constabulary station.

Slater (pictured extracurricular tribunal past year) has been deed pinch a agelong database of home violence-related charges aft being arrested connected nan weekend

No pleas person been entered connected his behalf.

Slater was remanded successful custody and will return to tribunal connected April 16 for a bail application, pinch nan court's work lawyer telling nan magistrate he is making enquiries astir a rehabilitation installation for nan erstwhile cricket star.

Last October nan erstwhile Test opening batter sought intelligence wellness curen astatine a backstage men's retreat aft being charged pinch allegedly attacking a constabulary officer.

'Unfortunately nan defendant's wellness has deteriorated to specified a authorities wherever his scientist directed he beryllium institutionalised for curen for his ain information and good being,' a missive to nan tribunal written by Slater's solicitor Tony Krahenbring stated. 

Queensland Police were called to a Noosa Heads location conscionable earlier midnight connected March 31, 2023 pursuing reports of a home violence-related matter and aesculapian incident astatine nan property. 

Police alleged that Slater assaulted an serviceman astatine nan Noosa Heads address.

On November 8 past twelvemonth he was convicted of common assault, breaching a restraining bid and 2 different offences against a woman.

The erstwhile cricket prima (pictured playing for Australia successful 1998) did not be Maroochydore Magistrates Court arsenic he was still locked up successful a adjacent constabulary station

On Monday a work lawyer told nan tribunal that enquiries are being made astir a rehabilitation installation for Slater (pictured extracurricular tribunal past year) 

Magistrate Robyn Denes said nan offending progressive noted aspects of home unit crimes, accusations of infidelity, demands to spot phones, restrictions connected who she could meet and speak to, and threats of self-harm.

He was labelled arsenic a 'domestic abuser' arsenic it was revealed he pulled connected his ex-girlfriend's hoodie causing her to autumn into a benchtop successful April 2023.

Slater past attempted to email, matter and telephone her much than 100 times, breaching a home unit order.

He was sentenced to a two-year jailhouse condemnation to beryllium served successful nan community.

The erstwhile Channel Nine commentator played 74 Tests for Australia successful an eight-year career, scoring 5312 runs and 14 hundreds of years successful nan agelong shape of nan game.

He besides starred successful 42 one-day internationals for his country.

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