Coercive control laws must come with more education

Coercive control laws must come with more education

Coercive control requires a careful response to protect the victim-survivor from further harm and prevent the offender from inflicting it. Education is key to achieving this goal.

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‘Complex operation’:Body of stonemason killed by falling scaffolding at school removed
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‘Complex operation’:Body of stonemason killed by falling scaffolding at school removed

The man was working as a stonemason at Fort Street High School when he was fatally injured by falling scaffolding and concrete.

  • bySarah Keoghan andSally Rawsthorne
Four charged over alleged $1 million identity theft and bank fraud

Four charged over alleged $1 million identity theft and bank fraud

Police allege the group used shell companies to obtain chequebooks,EFTPOS terminals and to create banking profiles to gain fraudulent funds.

  • bySarah Keoghan
Can your DNA help decode Australia’s 750 unidentified human remains?

Can your DNA help decode Australia’s 750 unidentified human remains?

Scientists are using genealogy websites and new technology that estimates the facial appearance of a person from a single bone,as the hunt to solve missing persons mysteries becomes more high tech.

  • byErin Pearson
Vice chancellor wiped saliva on schoolgirl’s face,family says

Vice chancellor wiped saliva on schoolgirl’s face,family says

The University of New England has remained mute on the future of vice chancellor Brigid Heywood four days after she was charged with assault and behaving in an offensive manner.

  • byHarriet Alexander
Five boys charged following stabbing outside western Sydney school

Five boys charged following stabbing outside western Sydney school

Bankstown Police Commander Superintendent Adam Johnson said police were on the hunt for five more boys involved in the brawl.

  • bySarah Keoghan
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Police release vision from McDonald’s drive-through amid murder investigation

Police release vision from McDonald’s drive-through amid murder investigation

The vision,which shows a man and a woman in a white Audi Q5,might hold the key to solving Shady Kanj’s death,although police do not believe they are suspects.

  • bySarah Keoghan
Police hold out hope for Brisbane woman still missing interstate

Police hold out hope for Brisbane woman still missing interstate

Kathleen Riethmuller went missing in Sydney last year but could now be living in Melbourne.

Firearms,$4.5 million worth of drugs seized in 11-day police operation

Firearms,$4.5 million worth of drugs seized in 11-day police operation

Seven firearms,more than $4.5 million worth of drugs and $150,000 in cash have been seized by police during an 11-day operation targeting organised criminal networks.

  • byPallavi Singhal
The Sydney suburbs where the most children received COVID-19 fines

The Sydney suburbs where the most children received COVID-19 fines

The difference in the number of fines issued to minors was stark,with 220 infringements in Blacktown and just nine in Manly.

  • byMichael Koziol
Aunt of Aboriginal man who died in river disgusted by police comment,inquest told

Aunt of Aboriginal man who died in river disgusted by police comment,inquest told

Gordon Copeland was 22 years old when he fell into a river while being pursued by police. A search was called off several times.

  • byGeorgina Mitchell