The 39-year-old former director of a Queensland telecommunications company will serve time behind bars for taking part in a "dishonest and fraudulent" scheme.
A Brisbane man has been jailed for five years after being convicted of numerous child abuse offences in Southeast Asia.
The Australian Institute of Criminology has released new data showing that of the 82 people who died in custody in 2020/21, 15 were Indigenous.
Police officers described "being in grave fear of their safety" when they opened fire on a man who had been acting in a bizarre way after stealing steak knives.
The Greens have denounced new Queensland laws which allow offenders to be barred from early release for up to 10 years at a time.
Replacement workers at St Basil's Home for the Aged struggled with identifying residents after the entire workforce was stood down as COVID-19 close contacts.
A 30-year-old Aboriginal woman has died at a Melbourne hospital after being transferred from a prison in the city's west.
The Victorian government's pandemic legislation is set to become law following marathon debate in parliament's upper house.
A week before a Victorian aged care home was shut, federal health bosses were told there was no need for a "significant evacuation" of COVID-positive residents.
Missing Belgian backpacker Theo Hayez would not have gone into dense bushland at Byron Bay by himself, his cousin has told an inquest.
Police have launched Operation Nomad in South Australia which targets known firebugs during the bushfire season.
A royal commission has been told that defence personnel who don't fit the mould of a traditional soldier risk being alienated.
Serious questions have been raised about the new anti-troll legislation, with experts admitting they will have to walk a fine line between free speech and basic human rights.
A Victorian coroner is investigating the death of a 16-year-old boy who suffered catastrophic head injuries at a Melbourne motocross track in 2017.
A former nurse at St Basil's Home for the Aged, where 45 residents died of COVID-19, has told an inquest she could never work in aged care again.
South Australian police have made one arrest and expect more after seizing $5.6 million of the drug fantasy.
A Melbourne man who took his 83-year-old mother on a trip to rid her of 'bad magic' contributed to her death, a Victorian coroner has found.
Queensland Police officers are to have access to better information more quickly to help them deal with incidents of domestic and family violence.
Belgian teenager Theo Hayez was ejected on his own from a Byron Bay bar the night he went missing in 2019, an inquest in the northern NSW town has been told.
CFMEU WA secretary Mick Buchan says the State’s industrial manslaughter laws have taken too long to implement, with tragic consequences.
A royal commission has been told of a culture of torment and marginalisation in the defence forces.
New South Wales’ new affirmative consent laws will make it easier for sexual assault victims to get justice - and there are hopes WA will soon enact reforms as well.
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South Australian police have charged a man over a stabbing in Adelaide with the victim of the attack in a serious condition in hospital.
South Australian police have seized drugs, cash and cryptocurrency after making three arrests in Adelaide.
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