Sexual Assault

Masseur charged with sexual assault

Kristian Silva A masseur accused of sexually assaulting women at a Chermside shopping centre has been charged with rape and will face court on Friday.

Disney fairy tales turn to abuse nightmares

Artist Saint Hoax has created a Disney Princess-inspired campaign titled

Kim Stephens QUT criminologist says Disney princesses have a lot to answer for when it comes to domestic abuse.

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Alexis Jeffery death: Police lay murder charges after long investigation

Mother-of-three, Alexis Jeffrey.

Kristian Silva More than 100 days after the body of Alexis Jeffery was found on riverbanks by the Queensland/NSW border, police have arrested a suspect.

Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie appeals sex predator John William Goodwin's sentence

Queensland's attorney-general is appealing the sentence handed to a serial sexual predator who filmed himself performing a sex act next to sleeping women and children.

Man charged over Gold Coast bus assault

A woman has allegedly been assaulted on a crowded Gold Coast bus.

Kristian Silva A man has been charged over the alleged sexual assault of a teenager on a Gold Coast bus last Friday.

Man accused of sexually assaulting teen on crowded Gold Coast bus held in custody

Marissa Calligeros The man accused of sexually assaulting a teenager of a Gold Coast bus has been remanded in custody.

Police continue to hunt 'disgraceful' sex attacker

Police want to speak to this man about the sexual assault of an elderly woman in the front yard of a  Mackay home.

Kristian Silva Police investigating the brazen sexual assault of an elderly woman in Mackay say they are reviewing new information, after making a public appeal for help on Tuesday.

Woman bashed, raped in front of mates in Cairns

A woman was bashed and raped by a friend while the pair were drinking with a group of people on a street in far north Queensland, police say.

Boy, 13, accused of attacking women in Cairns

A boy aged 13 has been charged with attacks against women in far north Queensland, including two sexual assaults.

Alexis Jeffery seen on CCTV hours before body was found

Alexis Jeffrey, 24, is captured on CCTV footage walking with a man through the streets of Goondiwindi.

Kristian Silva Person of interest seen in security footage walking with woman hours before her body was found by riverbank.

Four teens accused of raping girl

Queensland police

Marissa Calligeros Police are investigating the gang rape of a young girl in far north Queensland.

Caboolture woman poisoned, assaulted


A woman has survived a shocking sexual assault that saw her poisoned, burnt with cigarettes and held captive in a house north of Brisbane.

Girl's sex assault claims ignored, inquiry told

About half the young offenders detained in the youth justice system have had contact with child protection services.

Tony Moore A John Oxley Youth Centre teacher who was on an excursion to Mount Barney in 1988 when a girl from the centre was allegedly sexually assaulted was never asked to write a police report.

Abuse 'swept under the carpet' for years

Child Safety Minister Tracy Davis says she is committed to protecting frontline child safety services.

Tony Moore Sexual abuse at the John Oxley Youth Centre was "swept under the carpet" for years, a former employee has told the Carmody Inquiry into child protection.

Inquiry a waste, says alleged sex assault victim

The girl told police she had to do what her stepfatehr ordered when he was alive because 'I was his'.

Tony Moore The woman at the centre of a 24-year-old controversy over sex assault allegations at a Brisbane youth detention centre says she is sick of being a "political football" and wants her life back.

Man accused of 'brutal' incest gets bail

Nathan Paull A Gold Coast man accused of committing "repeated acts of brutal sexual violence" against family members has been granted bail.

Police to show CCTV in murder probe

Joan Canino Ryther

Police are expected to release CCTV images captured the night a 27-year-old Queensland woman was raped and murdered while walking to work.

Attorney-General wins fight to keep killer rapist behind bars

Christine Flatley Queensland's attorney-general has won a court challenge to keep a convicted killer and sex offender behind bars.

LNP candidate offered counselling on rape views

Police are investigating alleged sex assault of woman at Melbourne hospital.

Kym Agius and Darren Cartwright A women's legal service has offered to counsel a LNP candidate about why his views on rape victimise women.

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Woman charged with prostituting daughter

Scales justice court

Marissa Calligeros A Brisbane woman charged with more than 170 offences relating to the prostitution of her young daughter will not face court again until next year.