A once-trusted Tasmania Police officer used his role to groom and abuse children with impunity for more than three decades, an interim report has found.
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Small but significant adjustments to the way juries work won't solve a supposed problem in achieving verdicts, a NSW parliamentary inquiry has been told.
Connect executive Cris Large will serve a minimum of one year in jail for systematic safety failures that ended in the deaths of four Victorian police officers.
Days after the sudden death of a neighbour, a 55-year-old man has been released by Queensland Police without charge on the Sunshine Coast.
A group of protesters have been charged after allegedly forcing entry into businesses in Brisbane.
Bespoke accommodation with perimeter fencing is being fixed up to house a 12-year-old girl accused of stabbing a woman to death inside a former Melbourne hotel.
Police say deckhands jumped into crocodile and shark infested water to escape a fisherman who allegedly abused young staff for years in far north Queensland.
Police hope a new computer image will end a global search to identify an unidentified man struck and killed by a train in Sydney more than four decades ago.
A man accused of helping a foreign fighter join a terrorist group in Syria has argued his alleged bail breaches are minor and disputed.
Two people have been charged with murder over a shooting of a 34-year-old man who was found on a road in central Queensland.
A US man accused of talking online with the Queensland family who fatally shot two police officers now faces new charges of possessing military-style firearms.
Two 16-year-old boys have faced court after being charged over the alleged murder of Melbourne GP Ashley Gordon during a burglary.
Kenneth Charles Grace is wanted for arrest after failing to appear in court over his role in a fund that collapsed, leaving $24 million unaccounted for.
Two more people, including a child, have been charged with murder after police located a missing video allegedly depicting the assault of a Sudanese teenager.
Police in California have closed their investigation into allegations Australian NBA star Josh Giddey had an inappropriate relationship with a minor.
Environmentalists hope a court case next week could result in logging being suspended in more NSW forests where endangered species live.
Court Services Victoria has revealed the extent of a cyber attack, with eight years' worth of recorded hearings potentially accessed.
A 51-year-old man who indecently treated four girls is expected to be transferred from prison to immigration detention after being sentenced.
A man sentenced to life behind bars for raping and murdering two girls in 1995 cannot apply for parole until May 2032 following a Parole Board declaration.
A homicide investigation has been launched after police say a 53-year-old man died following a fist fight with his neighbour on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
Drugs worth almost $130 million have been seized in southeast Queensland with 44 people arrested after major international syndicates were targeted.
Two men have been charged with attempted murder over a serious wounding incident in Brisbane's north
The driver of a truck who hit and killed a pedestrian on the Stuart Highway allegedly did not stop after the incident.
An accused serial stabber has refused to give police a DNA sample, as he returned to court with a new lawyer.
A scathing report report has criticised responding police for not immediately confronting the gunman at the Uvalde, Texas school shooting in 2022.
Australia's most notorious crooked cop has been taken from prison to a Sydney hospital, where he is receiving end-of-life care.
ME Bank has admitted sending incorrect letters to hundreds of home loan customers because of a technical software issue.
A Brisbane osteopath has admitted sexually assaulting two women who had been longstanding patients, saying he was under stress after the COVID-19 pandemic.
Manslaughter charges against Hollywood heavyweight Alec Baldwin over a deadly film set shooting have been revived.
Australian international rugby union star Kurtley Beale is due to face a jury for two weeks on allegations he sexually assaulted a woman in Sydney.
Kenneth Charles Grace has been found dead on the same day he was due to learn his fate for siphoning millions of dollars from clients into his own bank account.