In the public consciousness, a line was drawn after the Don Dale detention scandal, but there are still those in NSW who are freely stepping over it.
If you were facing life imprisonment, would you choose assisted suicide as the humane option? We spoke to one a prisoner who shares that view.
An 18-year-old in Austria is suing her parents over childhood pictures shared to Facebook.
UN Special Rapporteur Michel Forst has penned a damning report on Australian legislations that limit personal freedoms human rights defenders.
Nurses who are giving their patients anti-vaccination advice could be punished under proposed measures. But is it the right move?
It’s the epidemic that no-one wants to talk about, horrible as it is, but we need to acknowledge sexual offences on public transport are on the rise.
Criminologists claim self-service checkouts “normalising” shoplifting, thus new technology to stop customers in the act after spikes in theft show shopping giants losing up to $3b a year.
The town of Bourke was crushed under crime and unemployment, that was until the local police decided to solely treat the causes of crime.
Smokers are one of the highest taxed groups in Australia today, with both sides of parliament agreeing on the current direction. But is it the right one?
Precedent set as court rules Facebook face legal proceedings having not done enough to protect 14-year-old victim of revenge porn shared on social media website.
Escape is an important factor for victims of domestic violence, and thanks to new laws, it has been made easier.
To combat our growing ecstasy problem, a motion has been passed through the Senate to implement pill-testing measures. However, the voices of dissent have not gone quiet.
The move to criminalise the act of ‘revenge porn’ is the right one, but the very nature of the crimes might make it difficult to police.
A recent investigation into the AFP has turned up numerous instances of bullying and sexual harassment. However, the AFP claim they have it under control.
In a move that has been hailed as a positive, a campaign in the NT aims to bring a separate court for indigenous offenders. But is it the right one?
With the UK set to roll out the ‘Thought Police’ to actively hunt down Internet trolls, we say it’s the right move. It’s already worked once before.
The South Australian Police are facing a formal complaint after their perceived lack of response cost a mother her 4-year-old son.
The Fair Work Ombudsman has just ruled that employers can discriminate against those with tattoos, but what do you think? Vote now!
Convicted child sex offender and ex-television star Robert Hughes is not faring well behind bars at Goulburn prison, as guards have built a wall for his protection.
The rollback of the lockout laws have an important ally, and the word on the street is that the government may entertain change.
With the QLD Government set to remove Wicked Campervans off the road, is it the right move, or further evidence of PC gone mad?
The NT is set to roll out laws that disavow the possibility of release for murderers who refuse to locations of their victims.