After the investigation in Crown Casino was dismissed, five crossbench MPs have renewed the push for a federal ICAC. A recent study suggests that the overwhelming majority of us believe that our politicians are corrupt.
Despite the government’s ‘zero tolerance’ drug policy, a record amount of drugs were seized. It might be time for a rethink, one that moves beyond punishment.
An independent review discovered that the Queensland Police are failing to take sexual assault allegations seriously, citing a wilful indifference in how complaints are lodged.
According to research from two universities, the much-maligned lockout laws do nothing to reduce alcohol consumption or violent assaults, they’ve clearly just moved the problem to other areas.
According to BOSCAR, instances of domestic violence-related murders has doubled in the last year. Our national epidemic lives on.
Late week, the Fair Work Ombudsman ruled that workers of the gig economy, including Uber drivers, were not employees. This, of course, makes that already unstable industry even more so.
According to a recent study, the overwhelming majority of hate crime victims in this state are Muslim. Those of study believe that the police remain unconcerned.
After a series of alleged threated against a freelance journalist, police have arrested a notable far-right figure with ties with the NSW white supremacist community.
Last month, a federal scandal saw Michaelia Cash and Michael Keenan walk free, as a complete lack of accountability saw the AFP unwilling to continue their investigation. It has renewed calls for greater oversight.
Despite the infancy of the program, critics continue to the potential weak spots in the system, fearing that serious security breaches are on the way.
According to an expansive new study, when the temperature rises, so does our propensity to commit crime.
Cybersecurity experts are urging Austrians to take greater care online with instances of blackmail and privacy breaches on the rise.
Emboldened by tragedy, the NSW government has significantly tightened the laws to combat cyberbullying.
After an in-game punch resulted in a broken jaw, there’s discussion to whether this qualifies as assault.
Be wary of the trumpeted fears of ‘foreign interference’, as they may be used to control those of our own backyard, not those from over the fence.
There’s a general thought that is permeating the Australian experience. More immigrants mean more crime. But is there any truth to it?
Gay conversion therapy is an archaic form of reconditioning, one that has been dismissed by numerous health bodies, but still, we’re not prepared to totally outlaw it. Why?
According to one local politician, the answer to Australia’s problems is reinstituting colonial-era punishment. Ok, then.
The Emoji’s reign of terror continues, as lawmakers are crippled by the subjective nature of their meaning. Brave new world.
According to a recent report, more than half of those killed by police possessed some sort of mental illness. Education and training for new recruits is sorely lacking.
One local psychologist had to answer for her actions, as it became known that she prompted a patient of hers to follow through with his impulses via text message.
To combat a problem they see, the NSW police will track those they believe to be individual terrorists. Considering a lack of meaningful example, is this an overstep, or not?