The Impact of Trauma on the Legal Process

New laws have been introduced in New South Wales to help juries understand the impact of trauma on victims of sexual assault. What is trauma? An event is traumatic when it causes a person to be incapable of coping with […]

Alleged Criminal Syndicate Charged with Dishonesty Offences

Several individuals have been arrested and charged over their alleged involvement in a wide-ranging scam that was run from inside an immigration detention centre. Criminal syndicate charged with range of dishonesty offences Police suspect that a male detainee at Villawood Detention […]

Myanmar Military Accused of Genocide and Crimes against Humanity

In August 2017, the Myanmar military launched violent attacks against the Rohingya people, an ethnic minority in the country. These “clearance operations” have resulted in an estimated 10,000 deaths and have forced 700,000 people to flee across the border to […]

Push for Pill Testing after Defqon.1 Deaths

An annual music festival has ended with the tragic deaths of two young people and several people hospitalised for suspected drug overdoses. Defqon.1, a Sydney hardstyle music festival, was held over the weekend attracting a crowd of over 30,000. Police […]

Royal Commission into Australia’s Aged Care Sector

If you have a loved-one living in an aged-care facility, keep your eyes out for the upcoming Royal Commission into Australia’s Aged Care Sector that has been announced by Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Investigations reveal a trend of abuse Elderly […]

Criminal Charges Arising out of the Banking Royal Commission

The Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry has revealed that financial institutions have engaged in misconduct, and conduct falling below acceptable community standards. The majority of the banking representatives who have appeared before the Royal […]

National Inquiry into Workplace Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment is prevalent across Australian workplaces Every person has the right to work in a safe environment that is free from harassment. The unfortunate reality is that sexual harassment is prevalent across Australian workplaces. Sexual harassment can have severe […]

Successful $3.7m Defamation Claim against Radio Broadcaster

Radio broadcaster Alan Jones and his Sydney radio station 2GB’s licensee Harbour Radio and 4BC have been ordered to pay $3.7 million in damages for defamatory statements made against the Wagner brothers. False allegations about the Grantham family In 2014 to […]