One woman was recently sent to prison after receiving a serious amount of money to treat the cancer she didn’t have. It seems oddly familiar.
While horrendous doses of police brutality seem to becoming the norm, it is the culture of internal protection that will see these acts repeated.
After investigating horrific instances of police brutality, an independent watchdog is set to bring their findings to parliament, setting an important precedent.
Despite the historically low crime rates, one report indicates that instances of sexual assault are on the rise in the suburbs of Sydney.
In a bold new move, the NSW police will now turn up to the residences of traffic offenders to scare them straight. Knock knock, it’s the sound the police.
According to the prosecution, six criminal charges against Cardinal George Pell are set to be dropped.
Facebook claims that their much-maligned default facial recognition can be switched off, however, the timing of the announcement is suspicious.
China has developed glasses technology that allows the wearer to cross-check faces with government databases. Truth is, we’re not that far off implementing it here.
Despite the fanfare, furore and the eventual middle ground settled on, it seems that the greyhound industry has not changed its practices.
Late last year, Malcolm Turnbull contemporised WW1-era laws, which now involves jailing those citizens who leak information the government wants to keep under wraps.
In the wake of a historic holiday road toll, the NSW police have tightened the laws surrounding those who are caught driving under the influence.
The homelessness crisis in Australia is at a pivot point. What is needed, is transformative change, but the changes put forward are certainly not it.
According to new research, the reason why violent criminals tend to be resistant to hard time is not by choice, but rather how their brains are wired. Time for a new approach?
After a two year old’s testimony lead to the conviction of her sexual abuser, the question is, result aside, was the court in the right?
In the US, the constitution forbids the police from accessing personal information in order to incriminate. However, we don’t possess the same freedoms.
With the entirety of Glebe Foreshore and most of Surry Hills set to become alcohol-free zones, is it a wise move from the Sydney council, or is it merely the nanny state locking the liquor cabinet?
The government has used the threat of terrorism to justify their new nationwide database, but considering all the other measures passed, a clear picture of control emerges. Nanny state? You betcha.
As we struggle to navigate our homelessness crisis, it might be time to look beyond our own streets for a solution.
The federal government has continued its pushing of the controvesial cashless welfare card, with residents in Queensland join Western Australia in the scheme. Thousands of Queenslanders and Western Australians will be the next to have their Centrelink payments quarantined, as the federal government continues its rollout of the cashless welfare card. The Turnbull-led government…
If you’re innocent, you’ve got nothing to worry about, right? Well, according to one British study, the brain can be tricked into remembering crimes it didn’t commit.
A raft of new rules strictly bans public servants openly supporting policy that the government doesn’t, even on their personal social media. Sounds like the Thought Police to me.
The Domestic Violence figures in this country are appalling. However, sitting alongside the real instances are the spurious ones, and the damage that false claims cause should not be ignored.