Compliance patrols by police and military left refugees and asylum seekers in fear during Sydney's COVID-19 lockdowns, an inquiry has been told.
The Victorian government is being urged to raise the age of criminal responsibility after receiving a petition with more than 211,000 signatures.
The majority of West Aussies – and even most landlords – support changes to the State’s tenancy laws to ban evictions without a valid reason, allow modifications without consent and limit rent increases.
The WA Government has hit back at ‘unfair’ criticism of its flagship accommodation project for homeless people, as it seeks to secure a builder in an overheated construction market.
Rebecca Le May
Violence against children in community sport is a prevalent issue, particularly among women and gender diverse individuals, a new study shows.
Children transferred from Banksia Hill Detention Centre to an isolated unit at a maximum security adult jail are expected to remain there for ‘12 to 18 months’, WA’s prison watchdog has revealed.
WA’s highest ranking police officer has called for ‘calm’ after a shire president pleaded with Premier Mark McGowan to help deal with a youth crime wave that has turned some town streets into ‘a battleground’.
The NSW government may step in to help a funding stoush over an iconic Sydney Aboriginal community centre that is facing an uncertain future.
West Australian housing advocates say there is little evidence to support claims rental tenancy changes would lead to a flood of investors selling properties.
Victorian councils must back fair access to community sporting facilities for women in order to receive funding from the state government.
If taking responsibility was good enough for a goose like Morrison, it must be good for the ganders too.
The young Tamil asylum seeker family who spent four years in immigration detention amid community outrage no longer have to fear deportation, with the government granting permanent visas.
Hobart City Council has been told to vote to remove the statue of a former Tasmanian premier who mutilated the corpse of an Aboriginal man in 1869.
The South Australian branch of the CFMEU has joined forces with the powerful Victorian-Tasmanian division led by John Setka.
Western Australia's biggest challenge in addressing homelessness is getting money out of the door in a heated construction market, the housing minister says.
A Perth dad has detailed the devastating health conditions he and his son suffer after three years of living in their car, coinciding with a major new report on the homeless community.
The principal of a leading Catholic boys’ school has taken a swipe at ‘indulgent’ parents who make excuses for their children when they misbehave and allow their kids to get away with taking a sickie.
The over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in Queensland's child protection system continues to grow, new data shows.
NSW train services are gradually resuming after a four hour stoppage from midnight, as rail unions and management meet again to try to resolve the dispute.
Who do the seven NRL players who baulked at wearing a rainbow jersey think they are? They’re being asked to turn up and do their jobs. And for one day, that job includes recognising that LGBTQI people exist.
Compassionate landlords are being urged to join a new registry helping victims of domestic violence, as nearly nine in 10 say they do not want them as tenants.
The United Workers Union says prison guards in Alice Springs will walk off the job on Saturday in further industrial action over the four-year pay freeze.
As sustainable investment grows, we need to make sure there is alignment between what companies say they are doing and what they are actually doing. There is no room for faffing about.
Gender-neutral language doesn't erase anyone — it includes everyone.
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