Tom Penglis’ privileged life came crashing down when he was jailed for drug offences at 22. The people he met and the things he saw, have led to a mission to reform our failing justice system.
Older men are among those most commonly injured in DIY home accidents, says a coroner reviewing the death of an elderly man who fell from a ladder.
Stabbed, bashed and even raped — this is the grim reality for guards at Perth’s toughest prisons. A former prison officer speaks about how the job changed him and why workers desperately need help.
The federal government has received the final report from the aged care royal commission but it won't be made public until next week.
An inquest into the death of a young girl at the Royal Adelaide Show in 2014 has been told the ride involved should not have been cleared to operate that year.
Justen Thomas, a 43-year-old Aboriginal man, has told the disability royal commission about years spent cycling between jail and living on the street.
A Victorian coroner will examine concerns raised about the hospital care of a two-year-old girl who ingested cleaning liquid at a bar.
A Victorian coroner wants an overhaul of drug support provided to released prisoners with addiction issues in a bid to reduce overdose deaths.
Ecuador authorities have regained control after prison riots left 79 inmates dead, the bloodiest outbreak of jail violence in the country's history.
Police say a bone found on an Adelaide beach this month has been linked to a man missing since last year.
A diversion program that reduced the stress and anxiety felt by people with disability navigating court matters in NSW had its funding cut, an inquiry heard.
The June date for coronial findings into the disappearance of William Tyrrell has been scrapped after lawyers were granted two more months to file submissions.
Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews says he's prepared to end Crown's casino licence if recommended by the state's upcoming royal commission into the gaming giant.
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A Brisbane-based former Leighton Holdings executive has been hit with a fresh foreign bribery charge over a contract for a port project in Tanzania.
A Victorian coroner has used her findings into the death of AFL great Danny Frawley to call for more research into concussion-linked brain injuries.
There was a broad failure to help a woman with acquired brain injury despite years of family violence and terrifying police encounters, an inquiry has heard.
A Sydney woman won't have to pay her neighbour $300,000 over defamatory statements aired on a prime time TV after a court found the claims substantially true.
A royal commission into Crown Resorts' suitability to hold a casino licence in Melbourne has been established by the Victorian government.
A coroner has begun examining why it took decades for police to match unidentified bodies with missing persons and the 'inexcusable' errors made in one case.
Access to country for an Aboriginal man held in a forensic disability unit was a priority despite five months passing between visits, an inquiry has been told.
A 22-year-old WA man received horrific burns after being set on fire by a ‘bikie’ who forced him to choose how he wanted to be maimed after ‘recruiting him’ to an infamous gang. WARNING: GRAPHIC
What happens when you want to quit being a bikie? Bikies wanting to escape gang life will be offered special rehabilitation by police under an ‘exit’ program being considered by the WA Government.
The UK's Supreme Court has ruled that a group of Uber drivers are entitled to workers' rights such as the minimum wage, paid holidays and rest breaks.
Two journalists have been jailed for two years in Belarus after being accused of orchestrating anti-government protests by filming them.
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