Some parts of the media — and certain politicians — are happy to give the impression Australia is quickly spinning out of control.
Australia isn't the first place to consider a sex offender registry. So what can we learn from the international experience?
Scott Morrison decided to put politics before the rule of law in 2013. What are the potential legal ramifications?
A new study sheds light on how much murder has fallen in Australia in recent decades, and why that trend is set to continue.
Queensland Greens deny conflict over Gonski ... will Steve Barrett still sue the NSW police ... what's going at Allans Billy Hyde? ...
Dragging domestic violence out of the culture wars and into the boring world of policymaking is important to making real progress in identifying effective ways of curbing it.
High Court ruling on the Northern Territory's "paperless" arrest scheme proves a doubled-edged sword.
A surge in imprisonment levels in Australia has accompanied a fall in many violent crimes -- but is there a link and when do we reach the point of diminishing returns?