Families leave disappointed as Brett Button faces court over bus crash

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April 3 2024 - 10:30am
Greta bus crash driver Brett Button arrives at Newcastle Court on Wednesday April, 3, 2024. Picture by Peter Lorimer
Greta bus crash driver Brett Button arrives at Newcastle Court on Wednesday April, 3, 2024. Picture by Peter Lorimer

For the second time families of the Greta bus crash victims have come to court expecting to see the driver accused of causing their deaths enter a plea.

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Sam Rigney

Court Reporter

Sam began his Newcastle Herald career as a night police reporter in 2011. He is an experienced court reporter who has won two national court reporting awards, including the Kennedy Award for Outstanding Court Reporting for his coverage of the Hunter's worst serial rapist. Before working at the Herald, Sam was a sports journalist with the Maitland Mercury where he won awards for his coverage of the Newcastle Rugby League salary cap scandal. Sam is a Novocastrian born-and-bred.