‘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.
Pill testing seems to be on the table for NSW, but it similarly seems like it will be played like a poker chip to tempt us.
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.
According to official statistics, the instances of alcohol-related assault is actually down this holiday period. Good job, guys.
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.
The QLD police officer that misused his powers has now been charged without fronting court. Despite this, the system continues to protect him.
Crime may be falling in NSW, but the Berejiklian government is spending billions on more police, more prisons and programs to keep us safe.
Yesterday, more school-age children met the government to protest climate change. Disappointingly, no existing laws protect them.
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.
NSW motorists have geared into debate after the government conferred parking inspectors with the power to issue demerit points for certain parking offences.
Should there be laws to prosecute lying on a dating app?
According to an expansive new study, when the temperature rises, so does our propensity to commit crime.
A 19-year old was fined for eating cereal whilst driving and another Perth driver was caught eating behind the wheel not long after – so what are the laws around eating and drinking while driving in NSW?
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.
Cybersecurity experts are urging Austrians to take greater care online with instances of blackmail and privacy breaches on the rise.
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.
Mohamed Nizamdeen is a PhD student at UNSW. He was publically brought in under suspicion for enabling terrorism. The charges were dropped, and now his life is in tatters.
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.
According to the ABC, a group of white nationalists joined the NSW Young Liberals back in May. Is it an outlier, or does it represent where we stand as a nation?
In a forward-thinking move, Victoria will now allow their most disadvantaged citizens to use the state’s public transport system free of charge.