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.

Four teens accused of raping girl

Queensland police

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

'She wasn't warned': Rape victim to sue government


Dan Nancarrow A Brisbane woman jailed for adultery in Dubai after she complained of being drugged and raped by co-workers has been granted leave to sue the Australian government over her ordeal.

Man committed to stand trial for murder of Trinity Bates

Trinity Bates

Steve Gray A Bundaberg man has been committed to stand trial for the murder of eight-year-old Trinity Bates.

Get help for sexual aggression, female rapist told

Amelia Bentley An Irish nurse has been told to get help for her "sexual aggression" as she was jailed for raping a mother of two in a Brisbane pub toilet.

Sex assault at flood evacuation centre

Katherine Feeney Police are investigating a reported sexual assault at Brisbane’s primary emergency flood evacuation centre at the RNA showgrounds last night.