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?
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.
Allison Pearson If you have just accidentally shot dead the woman you love, what do you do?
John Watson We should beware the spread of powers that weaken the rule of law.
Charles Waterstreet Crime-scene experts and Hollywood agents are descending on Pretoria in droves, as the Pistorius murder case proves once again that a highly skilled cross-examiner and defence team can devastate even...
About eight months ago, I left a job that I liked at a company I loved, which had been the mainstay of my working life for a decade.
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.
Anson Cameron For a fully fledged country to launch an ape and regard it as cool, well, they're late to the game.
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.