AFP bust alleged child-stealing ring in NSW, Queensland and WA

ABC News By Melissa Martin and Nick Dole Updated about 2 hours ago Photo: Police arrest a 63-year-old Grafton man over his alleged assistance in the child abduction syndicate. (Supplied: AFP) Two men will be extradited to Queensland to face allegations that they are part of a group organising parental child abductions. Key points: Police […]

University rape cases decided on probabilities

Rebecca Urban - The Australian

The University of Sydney. Picture: Getty Images University students accused of sexual assault, including rape, are having their culpability determined according to a civil law-style balance-of-probabilities threshold. A raft of new university policies have emerged in response to concerns about the prevalence of sexual misconduct on campuses. Many of the policies — including the University […]