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Retired WA priest extradited to Britain on sex assault charges

Retired WA priest extradited to Britain on sex assault charges

Charges, including one of indecent assault against a teenager, date back to the 70s and 80s in southern England.

  • by Nick Miller

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Byron Bay beach rapist jailed after DNA link to attack
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Byron Bay beach rapist jailed after DNA link to attack

Zane Rowe plead guilty to raping a 21-year-old exchange student on the beach at Byron Bay in June 2017.

  • by Sally Rawsthorne
Woman learned she had been raped when she found video on boyfriend's phone

Woman learned she had been raped when she found video on boyfriend's phone

In the footage, the woman recognised herself lying naked and asleep in bed, while two men digitally penetrated her without her consent.

  • by Adam Cooper
Jury retires in Queensland doctor's rape trial

Jury retires in Queensland doctor's rape trial

A jury will decide if a Brisbane doctor raped a patient who later set up her own sting to try to prove her claims.

  • by Warren Barnsley
Crime is on the decrease. But there's one exception
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Crime is on the decrease. But there's one exception

The murder rate has halved since 2000, but sexual assault has refused to budge.

  • by Jenna Price
South Korea investigates sport sex abuse
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South Korea investigates sport sex abuse

South Korea will hold its largest ever investigation into sexual abuse in sports, its human rights watchdog said on Tuesday.

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Men of Australia, it's time to pick your side
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Men of Australia, it's time to pick your side

Somewhere right now, there’s a woman reading this news who’s just like Aiia Maasarwe. We don’t know her name yet. But we will.

  • by Clementine Ford
Mauritian teen charged with rape of nine-year-old in Sydney

Mauritian teen charged with rape of nine-year-old in Sydney

An 18-year-old man has been charged with raping a nine-year-old boy in Sydney's west while on vacation from Mauritius in 2017.

  • by Heather McNab
'Me Too' named Macquarie Dictionary's 2018 word of the year
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'Me Too' named Macquarie Dictionary's 2018 word of the year

The two-word phrase beat out 15 shortlisted words for the top spot, including "deepfake", "hygge" and "BDE".

  • by Mary Ward
'It may happen again': Hunt for public toilet sex attacker

'It may happen again': Hunt for public toilet sex attacker

Police need the public's help to catch the "brazen" man who sexually assaulted a child in public toilets.

  • by Lydia Lynch
Two men charged over alleged sex attack on two young girls in Werribee

Two men charged over alleged sex attack on two young girls in Werribee

Two men have been charged over the alleged rape of two young girls in Werribee in early December.

  • by Matilda Boseley