As it stands CJ Palmer is behind bars for testing positive to HIV. Despite identifying as a woman, she is serving time in a male maximum security prison.
We’ve learned about the brutality of the massacre through bitter experience. But while these things may have happened long ago, we should not quickly forget.
Jacinda Ardern has railed against the Turnbull government’s changes that could see Kiwi offenders swiftly returned to NZ despite the lives they have built in Australia.
Recently, once peaceful anti-mining protest group took in the surrounding areas affected by the mining push in the Hunter Valley. Despite this, there was a noticeable police presence in tow.
The problem of Indigenous suicide is one that demands our attention. Despite the awful figures, change is at hand, but progress is slow.
In the latest move, the Berejiklian government are now looking to police teen thought crime, as those they suspect of extremism will now be subject to monitoring.
Despite the creation of a corruption watchdog, misdealings are still rife in the NSW police force. While there has been progress, work remains to be done.
Late last year, Australia stepped towards equality with the marriage vote. However, in the new year, a gender is still woefully misrepresented.
Turnbull government has quietly started to reform the welfare system, as they look to save money by introducing one universal payment, regardless of the recipient’s situation.
In a long-overdue move, apprehended domestic violence orders are now enforceable nationwide, allowing the victims of DV the freedom of escape.
As the continuing crisis on Manus redefines how we’re viewed as a nation, I believe we should pay the price for our actions.
Despite the magnitude of the leak, the whole ‘Paradise Papers’ fiasco passed without sustained comment. Why? Well, we might have a clue.
In NSW, more than enough vacant properties exist in which to house the homeless, but is the solution that easy?
Criminality, as well as stigma, continues to circle around the sex industry, in fact, a recent report has outlined how harmful both aspects or on those who work that trade.
The Northern Territory police recently faced backlash for naming child offenders on Facebook, but they’re well within their rights to do so, even if they’re out of touch with UN law.
The streets of Adelaide will be the testing grounds of a bold new strategy to solve homelessness in this country. But if it works, can it be implemented elsewhere?
Justice Michael Kirby once railed against the upcoming postal survey, but has since changed his tune. In order to find out, we sat down with the High Court’s great dissenter.
The visceral mistreatment of those at Don Dale and other detention centres are merely the tip of the iceberg. Similar practices are rife in that industry, away from the watchful eye o the government.
Not long after the police forcibly shut down a kitchen that housed and fed the homeless, the Berejiklian government ensured the future holds more of the same.
The government’s derided work for the dole program is wreaking havoc in regional communities, with the vast majority of those under the heel of the program are Indigenous Australians.
In the wake of the Lindt siege, the NSW government has loosened the law regarding lethal force. But is this move part and parcel of today’s policing or are we moving toward a police state?
Earlier in the week, the council forcibly shut down a kitchen that was sheltering the homeless. Since then, Housing NSW has stepped in and provided housing for those affected.