Justice

Trouble in Thai Town

Many in the Sydney Thai community are concerned over increasing thefts and violence in Sydney’s Thai Town in inner Haymarket. It is unclear as to whether the cause is opportunistic or whether Thai people and businesses are being targeted. The Thai community leaders have called for preventative action to be taken by Sydney City Police …

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Experts Recommend Reforms for Sexual Assault Victims’ Justice

Warning: This story may contain sensitive information. If this story has caused you distress, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.  New research released today shows many victim/survivors have negative experiences of the criminal justice system after reporting sexual violence.  The study by KPMG and RMIT’s Centre for Innovative Justice is based on 34 in-depth …

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Juvenile in Adult Detention as Facilities Overflow

Several juvenile offenders have been held in detention in adult watchhouse facilities for over 30 days following an overflow of juvenile inmates from juvenile detention facilities. One instance had a juvenile offender in detention at a watchhouse for 33 days, leading to a significant deterioration in health. The Queensland state juvenile has recently been inundated …

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