Children are locked alone in NSW jail cells for 23 hours a day and spend their one hour of "recreation" wearing handcuffs, according to leaked documents which reveal lengthy confinements of teenage boys approved by senior levels of Juvenile Justice.
Anna Patty Forced labour, forced marriage and other forms of human trafficking and slavery should be compensated in Australia under a Law Council of Australia plan.
Mark Kenny, Tom McIlroy Embattled Family First senator Bob Day could face a rare High Court injunction preventing him from voting on the Turnbull government's union-busting and same-sex marriage bills.
Clare Sibthorpe and Megan Doherty Three of the four people who died in the Dreamworld tragedy on Tuesday were from Canberra.
Rachel Olding Police have called for witnesses to the Dreamworld ride disaster to come forward with investigators believing a large number of park patrons witnessed the horrific accident that killed four people on Tuesday.
Melissa Cunningham and AAP Victorian police have questioned Australia's most senior Catholic cleric, Cardinal George Pell, as they continue their investigation into his alleged historical sexual assaults on boys.
Noel Towell and Clare Sibthorpe "Roozi was larger than life, a genuine force of nature."
Melanie Kembrey A drink driver who was on her mobile phone when she allegedly crashed into a six-year-old girl in Sydney's north has entered a not guilty plea to a charge of causing bodily harm by misconduct.
Emma Partridge Two days before a Sydney GP allegedly murdered his wife, he sat at his Apple Mac and did a Google search for "intentional insulin overdose", a court has heard.
Ava Benny-Morrison Tensions have boiled over at the scene of a fatal shooting in Sydney's south west with relatives clashing with police and media.
A teenage driver has died and two people were hospitalised after a highway head-on at Wandandian.
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Well done to a group of golfers who recently took part in an event aimed at breaking the ...