Crime - Australia

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Queensland’s draconian approach to youth justice sets kids up to fail | Ben Smee
Tightened bail laws have led to a spike in children being imprisoned – the long-term damage caused by short-term, vote-chasing politics

Ben Smee

03, Feb, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Victorian government to apologise to victims of sexual abuse at state schools later this year
Daniel Andrews will meet with campaigner Glen Fearnett on Monday ahead of a formal apology

Adeshola Ore and Benita Kolovos

03, Feb, 2023 @7:37 AM

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Head of Queensland police taskforce says ‘keeping children in detention’ not the solution
George Marchesini says new group will focus on preventing youth offending and work to address underlying complex factors

Eden Gillespie

01, Feb, 2023 @7:38 AM

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I tell my children real stories, not fairytales. Should I worry about their love of true crime? | Emma Brockes
They listen to adult stories – I just hope it doesn’t rob them of a playful aspect of childhood, says Guardian columnist Emma Brockes

Emma Brockes

30, Jan, 2023 @7:00 AM

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‘Tip of the iceberg’: hundreds of victims allege sexual abuse at Victorian state schools
Exclusive: Pressure builds on government to apologise, as lawyer likens ‘trail of destruction’ to that wreaked by Catholic church

Benita Kolovos

29, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Australians urged to ditch ‘tough on crime’ mindset for youth justice as it does not work
As Queensland cracks down on young offenders, experts fear ill-informed public sentiment is influencing policy

Ben Smee

25, Jan, 2023 @1:00 AM

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Pressure builds on Victoria to overhaul bail laws in response to Indigenous woman’s death on remand
Ahead of coroner handing down findings into death of Veronica Nelson, her partner says she ‘shouldn’t have been in jail’

Benita Kolovos

24, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Queensland cracks down on hate crimes in wake of recent Nazi propaganda
Labor will introduce a bill to move serious vilification from the anti-discrimination act into the criminal code in March

Eden Gillespie

23, Jan, 2023 @5:53 AM

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‘No one wants to talk to us’: victims of child sexual abuse from Victoria state schools fight for justice
‘We believe you, we support you,’ Daniel Andrews said after George Pell’s death, but those abused in the state’s government schools are still waiting for an apology

Benita Kolovos

20, Jan, 2023 @2:00 PM

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Tara shooting incident brings back Wieambilla memories for traumatised residents
Four teenagers arrested after reports of shots fired in centre of Queensland town

Joe Hinchliffe

19, Jan, 2023 @1:25 AM

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Police seize neo-Nazi paraphernalia in series of raids across south-east Queensland
Exclusive: Three men charged with damage offences, with the state government yet to outlaw display of hate symbols

Eden Gillespie

19, Jan, 2023 @12:22 AM

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‘I choose to forgive’: Brisbane cyclist explains why he sought leniency for driver who tried to mow him down
Abdirashid Abdi endured a terrifying 4WD chase by a stranger but says he found no peace in her incarceration

Joe Hinchliffe

25, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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