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So, you've been accused of bullying: what are your rights in the workplace?

So, you've been accused of bullying: what are your rights in the workplace?

When it comes to upholding the competing rights of accusers and accused in workplace bullying cases, the legislation doesn't really cut it.

Are the Greens ignoring sexual assault for the 'greater good' of the party?

Are the Greens ignoring sexual assault for the 'greater good' of the party?

The mishandling of sexual violence complaints is pervasive and symptomatic of a broader political shift in the Greens.

Does Australia have 'revenge porn' laws? What are they?

Does Australia have 'revenge porn' laws? What are they?

Australian states and territories have introduced legislation over the past few years, but your avenue to justice still largely depends on where you live. Will federal parliament's new bill change that?

Cash scandal a major test for Commonwealth prosecutor

Cash scandal a major test for Commonwealth prosecutor

A failure by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions to put Michaelia Cash's staff on trial in relation to the AWU raids would send a grave signal about the independence of that office.

A short and disturbing history of Australia's spy scandals 

A short and disturbing history of Australia's spy scandals 

Over and over, the history of intelligence services in Australia is that the only people made to suffer are those who reveal wrongdoing or incompetence.

Riot racket: what does it cost for police to protect far-right trolls?

Riot racket: what does it cost for police to protect far-right trolls?

Protecting events put on by international far-right personalities has become a costly side gig for police.

Rundle: the left will never win a 'zero tolerance' competition against the right

Rundle: the left will never win a 'zero tolerance' competition against the right

The Australian right's "law and order" rhetoric combined with the left's oversimplification and focus on state power are combining to bear down on black and Indigenous communities.

H is going home: farewelling the NZ teen just released from adult detention

H is going home: farewelling the NZ teen just released from adult detention

H was held for months in adult detention, away from his family in NSW, while Peter Dutton publicly threatened to send him to New Zealand. Today, he's free.

Child's rights should prevent father's urgent deportation: lawyer

Child's rights should prevent father's urgent deportation: lawyer

The deportation of a Tamil man may take place just days after his partner and infant daughter received a safe haven visa.

Legislating the confessional: when does the church have to report abuse?

Legislating the confessional: when does the church have to report abuse?

Churches have previously been exempt from having to report their knowledge of child abuse. In the aftermath of the royal commission, what's being done?