Crime - Australia

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Queensland to ban Nazi swastikas and strengthen hate crime laws
Palaszczuk government accepts and will implement 17 recommendations of report including banning hate symbols and addressing online vilification

Eden Gillespie

26, May, 2022 @2:23 AM

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More shootings on Sydney’s streets and yet more police powers – but to what end?
Lawyers and experts believe tackling underlying causes of organised crime may be more effective than greater police crackdowns

Nino Bucci

22, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Audit finds ‘systemic failures’ in how Victorian police treat Indigenous complaints
Ibac found 41% of files audited contained indicators of bias on behalf of investigators

Benita Kolovos

18, May, 2022 @7:09 AM

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NSW announces new inquiry into Kathleen Folbigg’s conviction over her children’s deaths
Scientists had called for Folbigg’s release after it was discovered two daughters had a genetic variant that can cause sudden death

Michael McGowan

18, May, 2022 @4:35 AM

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Marist Brothers appointed known child abuser as principal of Melbourne school in 1980, court told
In lawsuit brought by victims, Catholic order disputes extent of its knowledge of Gregory Vincent Coffey prior to his appointment

Christopher Knaus

13, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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$15m Sydney home of Melissa Caddick may be sold after husband agrees to vacate
Anthony Koletti will leave eastern suburbs house but is seeking court order that would grant him certain property

Nino Bucci

03, May, 2022 @4:19 AM

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Carina shooting: women shot at after emerging from Brisbane unit at dawn
Man in silver BMW allegedly fires single shot at two women in Adelaide Street, Carina

Eden Gillespie

26, Apr, 2022 @2:22 AM

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How do you detect drink spiking and what can be done about it?
With clubs and pubs reopening to capacity crowds once more, experts fear cases of drink spiking may be on the rise

Cait Kelly and Rafqa Touma

22, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Perth man charged with rape after allegedly spiking seven women’s drinks
The 31-year-old is accused of sexually assaulting women he had met on online dating sites

Calla Wahlquist

14, Apr, 2022 @12:38 AM

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Daniel Andrews walking a thin blue line with Victoria’s police union
Premier careful with his words on Police Association’s calls for 1,500 more officers

Benita Kolovos

08, Apr, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Melbourne woman avoids jail for killing baby by laying her on railway tracks
Melissa Arbuckle pleaded guilty to infanticide over daughter’s death and was released on adjourned undertaking for three years

Adeshola Ore

07, Apr, 2022 @6:47 AM

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‘Grab and drag’ proposal will bridge gap between assault and sexual offences in Victoria, experts say
Law reform body says there should be consequences for offenders who make victims fear they will be sexually assaulted

Adeshola Ore

06, Apr, 2022 @7:56 AM

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