Despite the promised benefits, very few police have actually ever turned them on, out of a fear of doing the wrong thing.
Despite the figures overseas that show a reduction in smoking figures, our government has banned the e-cigarette on the grounds that it ‘normalises’ smoking.
The man with the chip in his hand also has one on his shoulder, as he looks to start legal action against Transport NSW if they make good on their threats to deactivate him.
A new raft of legislation is in place to apparently protect our agriculture industry primarily from activists who look to expose animal cruelty.
Despite the Census data showing Australia is moving on from Christianity, we still have a series of anti-Blasphemy laws on the books.
The government’s plan to drug test welfare recipients makes no provisions for those who have long term medical conditions.
Make no mistake, global cyber-attacks are on the rise. However, with the Government moving to protect us from hackers, the onus is also on the individual.
Armed with bulldozers, council workers and the police, the City of Sydney has closed down the kitchen that fed the homeless. Where do they go from here?
Despite the lowering crime figures, our prison population is booming, which means big business for some.
A recent investment scam that duped Australians out of $30 million dollars has finally been broken, in what police are calling an extremely sophisticated fabrication.
Would you take legal advice from a robot? With technology-disrupting industries world-wide, we look at the recent “bot” giving free legal advice on Facebook to asylum seekers.
Three townspeople from Wollar represent the testing ground for the NSW government’s new anti-protest laws. If found guilty of protesting a coal mine, they could face seven years behind bars.
After the well-publicised attack on Muslim women at UTS, we spoke to lawyer Mariam Veiszadeh about the rise of Islamophobia in this country.
DNA is a crucial part of collating evidence, however as one entirely innocent man discovered, it is a faulty construct.
Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has apologised to the hundreds of people charged under the state’s historic gay sex offence laws, and has proposed laws for those who were convicted to clear their records. Ms Palaszczuk delivered the apology in the parliament last week, with a motion supporting the move passing with bipartisan support. In her…
Serco has run detention centres and prisons to unsatisfactory standards around the country. Now, the private company seeks to manage housing for our most vulnerable citizens.
So elastic is the push to curb gang violence by outlawing conversation between different groups, that the proven innocent face risk of imprisonment.
You can sue a doctor for negligence, and a tradie for shoddy workmanship, but today we’re asking: if you’ve been inadequately represented in court, can you sue a lawyer for incompetence?
Over the long weekend, the government implemented their metadata retention system. Here’s what they can get without the need for a warrant.
Move over Centrepoint, as Sydney has a new landmark to marvel at. According to an independent study, it’s a mountain of cocaine.
The mastermind behind an intricate telemarketing scam that defrauded Australians and Americans alike is finally behind bars.
To think 18C’s defeat puts an end to the Libs’ totalitarian crusade is erroneous, as more laws exist which greater impede freedom to public discourse.