Sexual Assault

WA beautician found guilty of sexual assault

Court

A male beauty salon worker has been convicted of seven counts of sexual penetration without consent after he touched clients' genitals during hair removal treatment.

Man to face court over violent sexual assault

Police

Aleisha Orr A man has been charged over an incident in which a woman was punched to the face and sexually assaulted in her home.

Man charged with sexual assault in 1970s

Sex offender

Aleisha Orr A man who owned a store in a small Wheatbelt town in the 1970s has been charged for allegedly sexually assaulting two children.

Ex-surf lifesaver charged with sex assault

A former West Australian surf life saving club instructor has been charged with historic sexual assault offences.

Rapist gets another 10 years for assault on mother

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A convicted West Australian sex offender has been sentenced to a further 10 years behind bars for a "sinister" sexual assault on a mother during a home invasion.

The Rayney Trial: Week 10, day three

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Anne-Louise Brown The murder trial of prominent Perth barrister Lloyd Rayney has entered its tenth week.

Sex assault cop faces sack but not jail

Scales of Justice.

A decorated NSW police officer who sexually assaulted a girl on a dance floor during an assignment to protect world leaders in Perth has been spared prison but is set to lose his job.

Swedish backpacker sex attack: charges laid

Pip Doyle A 37-year-old man has been charged over the sexual assault of a Swedish backpacker in West Perth.

Frozen in silence: Mercanti case highlights domestic abuse

domestic abuse violence

Rania Spooner Domestic and family violence experts explain why the domestic violence ordeal of former Finks bikie Troy Mercanti was far from unique.

Boys, 11 and 12, on sex charges

Rape

Lucy Rickard Two boys aged 11 and 12-years-old are among a group of four charged with the sexual assault of at least six women over a 48-hour period.

Brother's online grief after sister, friend torched in ute blaze

Murder

Joseph Sapienza and Aja Styles The brother of a woman whose charred body was found in a burnt-out ute has given an insight into what might have led to her grisly death.

Perth "Sluts" prepare to Walk despite lack of support

About 3000 people gathered in Melbourne yesterday as part of the international protest movement known as SlutWalk.

Jenna Clarke A number of third world countries, including India, have reclaimed the word "slut" before Western Australia.

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