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 humble smartphone is the latest weapon responsible for the surge in cyberstalking cases, but it is also one of the greatest tools to combat it.
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.
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.
Despite the promised benefits, very few police have actually ever turned them on, out of a fear of doing the wrong thing.
Believe it or not, Australia is a world leader when it comes to regulating medicine. On the topic of medicinal cannabis, however, there are many noses out of joint.
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.
With Donald Trump looking into his own powers to pardon wrongdoing, we’re wondering if he can pardon himself to avoid impeachment.
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 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.
The government’s plan to drug test welfare recipients makes no provisions for those who have long term medical conditions.
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?
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.
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.
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.
Facebook has patented technology to read your emotions to tailor content and user experience, and even turn us into emoji. But what lies underneath?