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Torres Strait Islander communities affected by rising sea levels have filed a complaint over Australia’s inaction on climate change.
A man who ‘liked seeing fear in girls’ has been sentenced to a minimum of 28 years behind bars for a six-week rampage of sexual assaults in Sydney.
A man was sentenced to 14 years in prison after bashing a disabled man to death.
A case against a driver was dismissed after the magistrate accepted that her positive reading for THC was the result of second-hand cannabis smoke.
Governments need to get their priorities right when it comes to expenditure and tax breaks for the wealthy.
Climate change was an important issue for voters in the lead-up to the recent election, but calls for action have fallen on deaf ears with our major parties.
A mother who gave her four children chocolate milk containing ground sleeping tablets has been sentenced to imprisonment.
An employee made a claim for unfair dismissal after being terminated for not providing his employer with his fingerprints.
Lawyers are in a unique position to inform the public about laws which remove legal freedoms and safeguards, and should in fact do so – even if it means criticising the politicians who pass them.
A study has found that screening new inmates for brain injuries and treating their conditions can reduce the likelihood of future offending.
An application has been made to keep a serial child sex offender behind bars beyond the length of his full sentence.
The National Secular Lobby is pushing for a stronger voice for those that advocate for secularism.
The woman behind the #MeToo movement in France has been sued by the man she accused of making sexually inappropriate comments towards her.
A recent study found that the presence of sniffer dogs is “no deterrent at all”, and can lead to dangerous drug-taking behaviour such as pre-loading and loading up.
Police who illegally carry out strip searches may be guilty of the crime of sexual act or sexual touching.
The court dismissed a drug driving charge on the basis that the THC in the driver’s system was derived from second-hand cannabis smoke.
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