In Queensland, lawmakers are refusing citizens the right to access the personal data they hold on. This should bristle, considering the number of police officers misusing their databases.
If your workplace has randomly sprung a drug test on you, you are well within your rights to refuse it.
As it stands, a third of domestic violence victims are men. However, a conversation around that topic has been limited. Why?
Even before he represented the police, one officer had a scheme to blackmail women into having sex with him. His powers merely gave him greater opportunity.
With AI now able to create extremely convincing fake images and videos, lawmakers are scrambling to catch up.
The Panama Papers could have been a massive moment in history. However, the culture of tax havens, creative taxation and billionaires paying zero tax remains.
One of WA’s premier police officers will spend the next six months in prison after being found guilty of misusing the power he was trusted with.
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.
While we argue about the merits of pill testing, I’m wondering if the lasting solution is to regulate and legislate MDMA wholesale.
Hoping to capitalise on an apparent “police discount”, one Maroubra man attempted to pass himself off as an officer of the law. Did it work? Well…
A woman from the ACT has been sentenced after manufacturing false allegations of sexual assault against her partner.
The strip search of an aboriginal elder on a busy public street has revealed a growing trend in the way the NSW police handle certain members of the public.
Sadly, animal cruelty thrives in the darker corners of our society. But, with harsher penalties now in force, I’m wondering if the deterrent is steep enough.
‘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.