Ken Lay Racial profiling. Over the past week, these two words have been used in conjunction with Victoria Police. It's something I don't want to see happen again.
Danny Katz Extract from the latest edition of Staying Healthy In Child Care, published by the Australian Government Health And Safety Tribunal (AGHAST).
Anne Davies Hands off! Since when did pregnant women's bodies become the domain of the morality police to be shamed and humiliated when they stray and have a cigarette or a glass of wine?
Bruce Guthrie Our road laws are too lenient when it comes to speeding.
Chris Middendorp Decades ago police were often bellicose and violent. How things have changed.
Anna Brown As the State Coroner, Mary Jerram, begins her inquest into the death of the Brazilian student Roberto Curti, we need to ask ourselves if the investigation into his death was flawed from the outset.
The NSW police Deputy Commissioner Catherine Burn this week becomes responsible for specialist operations, putting her in charge of squads such as homicide, counterterrorism and professional...
Michael Bachelard When I wrote in March about the Indonesian religious affairs minister wanting to ban mini-skirts because he believed them ''pornographic,'' one comment on the Fairfax website stood out.
Richard Ackland At last, a good helping of red meat for Ray Hadley and other self-appointed guardians of right-thinking people.
Mic Looby This week the state government deployed the first of its 940 protective services officers, or PSOs. To be clear, these are pretend police, armed with semi-automatic weapons, who will roam railway...
Andrew Scipione, APM Commissioner of Police THIS is a very special day for the NSW Police Force. We will march through the streets of Sydney, proudly celebrating the choice we all made to become police officers and serve the community of this...
Paul Austin The secret files affair is damaging the state's top cop, and a government on its way to the polls.
Lisa Pryor You may have encountered them or read about them at least. Monsters who are dreadfully spoiled and believe the world should revolve around them, who are inconsiderate and unwilling to share.
Anne Summers If Tony Abbott is serious about wanting to boost women's workforce participation, there are more effective and less expensive ways to accomplish this than via his paid parental leave scheme, which...
Emma Macdonald and Tom McIlroy Canberra workers and visitors to national institutions will be forced to cough up almost $74 million in new parking fees in the Parliamentary Triangle and at Acton over the next three years.
Andrew Darby Old timers have seen it before. A rising union star climbs a step up Labor's ladder onto the national stage from an unlikely platform in Tasmania.
Farrah Tomazin You get the feeling that Frankston MP Geoff Shaw enjoys his notoriety.
Daniel Flitton Determined terrorists plot and scheme, and measure success after just one attack goes off.
Daniel Flitton Keeping people in detention with no explanation, no trial, no appeal, should be a crime.
Matthew Zagor As Scott Morrison has now confirmed his ''behaviour protocols'' for boat arrivals released into the community is opposition policy, it's worth looking at exactly what the opposition immigration...