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.
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?
Danny Katz Extract from the latest edition of Staying Healthy In Child Care, published by the Australian Government Health And Safety Tribunal (AGHAST).
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.
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...
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.
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.
Gerard Henderson The concept of dual loyalties in Australia has an unpleasant connotation since it invariably implies disloyalty. A century ago, some sectarians labelled Catholics as possessing a dual loyalty.
John Watson We should beware the spread of powers that weaken the rule of law.
Anson Cameron For a fully fledged country to launch an ape and regard it as cool, well, they're late to the game.
Jonathan Horn When he quit rugby league to become a professional boxer, Anthony Mundine donned his leather jacket, sucked on a Chupa Chup and fielded questions.
Jen Vuk Hold on to your berets, ladies. When travelling through gay Paris from now on you'll be able to wear your trousers without the threat of arrest. Qu'est-ce que c'est?, you well may ask.
Martin McKenzie-Murray It was not until the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 that the world began to grasp the diabolical scale of repression in East Germany.
Suzy Freeman-Greene Commercial TV and many online news sites are often a scary litany of crime and outrage.
Peter FitzSimons I've done a lot of lying on Newport beach, but I'm back! And I've missed you.
Leslie Cannold Two young Australian reporters refuse to reveal their sources and face jail for contempt of court. A former customs official is convicted for leaking reports about security breaches at Sydney Airport...
Craig Fry Last week we did indeed witness the blackest day in Australian sport. But the low point was the public reaction to this latest drugs-in-sport story, not the apparent truth of the matter.
Lucas Walsh Last week we saw another high-profile incident of racism, this time involving ABC journalist Jeremy Fernandez, who allegedly received a tirade of defamatory and racist abuse from a Caucasian woman...
Eve Ensler There seems to be two types of risings on the planet right now. One is a sexual violence typhoon that is affecting most countries in the world.