To combat instances of sexual harassment on public transport, Japan has introduced an invisible stamp that can be used to later identify perpetrators.
The release (and unsatisfactory sentence) of paedophile Michael Guider has sped the progress of a bill that will severely punish those found guilty of child sex offences.
While the deepfake video is now part of the zeitgeist, it ultimately also represents the evolution of something far darker: revenge porn.
Gladys Bereijklian winding back the lockout laws is a clear indicator of the lie that was created, and the lengths they took to believe it.
Despite evidence to the contrary, the NSW police commissioner has backed up the much-maligned strip-search program.
After spending 30 years facing protestors as a member of the police, I understand that the ‘lock-on’ device is an important part of non-violent protest. It needs to stay.
According to a survey of those within the Hong Kong protest movement, the vast majority are willing to continue using ‘radical’ tactics.
In an Australian first, an inquest is looking into what effect systemic racism played in the death of indigenous woman Tanya Day.
Richard Boyle dared to the blow the whistle on the ATO. He’s currently facing almost two hundred years behind bars. Clearly, we’re locking up the wrong people.
Despite the police struggling to understand the law (and the effect it can have), strip-searches have increased twenty times over the last decade.
While he may be guilty in the eyes of the public and the court of law, the Catholic Church is dithering on their action over George Pell.
Well, it’s official. George Pell’s appeal has been denied by the Victorian courts, thereby forcing him to serve the remainder of his term behind bars. By a measure of two to one, the judges of Victoria’s Court of Appeal have rejected Cardinal George Pell’s appeal, thereby sentencing him to serve the remainder of…
With the Palaszczuk government caught out in a lie, meaningful protest seems to be under attack. But what rights do we have, really?
A brand new Victorian bill will finally force the church to break confidentiality and report instances of child abuse.
With Morrison’s Religious Discrimination Bill current under discussion, we sat down with Father Rod Bower to address the subtext of the issue.
Criminality, as well as stigma, continues to circle around the sex industry, in fact, a recent report has outlined how harmful both aspects or on those who work that trade.
We now know the victim of yesterday’s stabbing as Michaela Dunn, we should move to understand, not judge, and destigmatise the industry she worked in.
Australia has some of the most restrictive labour laws in the globe. With further laws recently introduced, our stagnant wage growth is set to get worse.
While the abortion bill has passed an important first step, the amendments in place are so elastic, it feels like the status quo has not shifted.
The leaker of the documents likened the suppression to “Nazi Germany”, the AFP raided the ABC because of it. Now, finally, the claims of murderous wrongdoing in Afghanistan are set to be investigated.
As a result of El Paso and Dayton, US lawmakers are openly discussing domestic terrorism laws. However, laws made in the aftermath of tragedy has burned them before.