After Dino secretly recorded one of Mel’s conversations, the matter is now a legal one. But, how illegal is it?
As it stands, a third of domestic violence victims are men. However, a conversation around that topic has been limited. Why?
Operation Persist sees investigators canvas prisoners for information regarding existing crimes. Despite the success, there are some critics of the program, and it raises a series of ethical questions.
‘New year, new me’ seemingly holds true to the world of law, so let’s have a quick look at what is coming into effect in 2019.
After yet more examples of workers getting short-changed, many are calling for the theft of wages to be enshrined in criminal law.
The evidence might be strong, and their acts of violence appalling, however many NSW police officers who cross the line are being cleared by internal investigations.
A number of at-risk kids will spend Christmas in hotel rooms, looking after by support workers on rostered shifts. The system in place is not working, and the problem is growing.
With instances of police brutality, misconduct and abuse of powers now greater known, the taxpayer is outraged over having to foot the bill for the actions of rogue police officers.
The habitual crimes of Glenn Antony Hartland, aka the “Tinder rapist”, highlight how easy it is to be punished by the system before being freed to reoffend.
Last week, we reported that the QLD police is protecting one of their officers who illegally used their database to track a victim as a favour. Now, the officer in question is refusing to testify. He remains in the police force.
The officer who used the police database to allow his ‘mate’ to find the partner he abused will not appear at the tribunal to explain his actions, nor was he suspended.
According to the NSW Centre for Road Safety, only half of the serious injuries caused by road collisions are recorded road trauma statistics, because police and hospital records cannot be matched.
While they’re not calling it a ‘breach’, the SA government lost the personal details of a million home owners.
As part of Dutton’s new laws, if your device is confiscated at the airport, the ABF can now hold it without the need for a warrant for 14 days.
Due to the repeated acts of violence against them, there’s a push for paramedics to now wear body cameras during their shifts.
The reported instances of police misconduct has swung back against the QLD police, as now a group of citizens have decided to stand against them.
The NSW government’s backflip on greyhound racing highlights a policy issue as much as a moral one.
In an effort to bring the law into line, Victoria has clamped down on lawyers they perceive as bringing the profession down.
In a bizarre push, residents have been fined by the police for leaving their car windows down. Despite the backlash, they will continue to do so.
According to BOSCAR statistics, the measure used to identify repeat instances of domestic violence is little better than random luck.
It’s official. No longer will you have to misplace your licence, as NSW is set to go digital. But how safe is the rollout?
It made international news, but it seems Victoria Police won’t face punishment for falsifying RBTs.