Crime - Australia

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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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Cryptocurrency becomes mainstream option for money laundering and funding of terrorism, Austrac says
Australia’s financial intelligence agency warns that Russian paramilitary groups are soliciting crypto via social media to buy weapons for Ukraine conflict

Henry Belot

23, Dec, 2022 @2:07 AM

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Experts question decision to not deem Queensland shooting ‘domestic terror’
Police say there’s ‘nothing really to indicate’ that the Wieambilla shooting could be classified as terrorism

Michael McGowan

22, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Nathaniel Train had warrant out for his arrest at time of Wieambilla shootings, police reveal
Missing man’s gun licence had been suspended after he left firearms at the Queensland-NSW border in December 2021

Eden Gillespie

22, Dec, 2022 @1:27 AM

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Australian gun databases plagued by inconsistencies, Hoddle Street massacre detective says
Graham Kent, who investigated the 1987 shooting, says national register stalled because of ‘competitions between jurisdictions’

Adeshola Ore and Tamsin Rose

21, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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