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Parents looking to reconcile with children who assaulted them

Parents looking to reconcile with children who assaulted them

Four domestic violence offenders have been among the first to be referred to the ACT's newly expanded restorative justice scheme. 

  • by Katie Burgess

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Irish women protest focus on teenager's underwear at rape trial
Ireland

Irish women protest focus on teenager's underwear at rape trial

Thousands of women shared images of their underwear on Twitter with the hashtag #thisisnotconsent.

  • by Roland Oliphant
'You should be proud': Perth judge praises meth addict's turnaround

'You should be proud': Perth judge praises meth addict's turnaround

Emma Stewart was sentenced last week for the two charges, and was handed one of the most “unusual” orders the magistrate said he had ever given an offender.

  • by Hannah Barry
Our justice system needs an overhaul, for the sake of women everywhere
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Opinion

Our justice system needs an overhaul, for the sake of women everywhere

I would like to give a message to judges, all of them. Your job is to keep us safe, all of us.

  • by Jenna Price
Canberra prison's 'halfway house', health centre to be upgraded
Crime

Canberra prison's 'halfway house', health centre to be upgraded

The upgrades are separate to a wider expansion of the Alexander Maconochie Centre which are being considered by the ACT government.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
NT police respond to 'large-scale' disturbance at Don Dale prison
Darwin

NT police respond to 'large-scale' disturbance at Don Dale prison

About 15 police cars are stationed at various points around the prison, and police are currently inside the facility.

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Perth one-punch victim could lose home due to traumatic brain injury

Perth one-punch victim could lose home due to traumatic brain injury

Ryan Ball had agreed to let his friend’s daughter host an after-ball party at his Padbury home in February 2016 when it got out of control.

  • by staff writers
One-stop-shop youth prison model a 'failure' as MP calls for to Banksia Hill to close
Justice

One-stop-shop youth prison model a 'failure' as MP calls for to Banksia Hill to close

Not only is the prison itself sub-standard, but children deemed suitable for release can't get out because they don't have suitable accommodation, MP warns.

  • by Daile Cross
Trying to feed the ducks, a dumpster-diving 85-year-old got carjacked
Justice

Trying to feed the ducks, a dumpster-diving 85-year-old got carjacked

The last thing that 85-year-old Konstantino Palsovic expected when he was dumpster diving for bread to feed the ducks close to his home was to be carjacked.

  • by David Estcourt
Jail expansion, justice system overhaul to tackle ACT prisoner squeeze
ACT government

Jail expansion, justice system overhaul to tackle ACT prisoner squeeze

ACT Justice Minister Shane Rattenbury says building extra beds at Canberra's prison would be just one part of the solution to the "overpopulation crisis".

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
CCC calls out 'disappointing' Justice Department inaction on prison corruption

CCC calls out 'disappointing' Justice Department inaction on prison corruption

The CCC has dropped another report into corruption in the state's prisons, this time calling out the state government for failing to act on its recommendations.

  • by Nathan Hondros