Judge calls rape case evidence law an ‘affront to justice’

Nicola Berkovic, The Australian

A man accused of rape will be forced to defend himself in court without being allowed to tell the jury about the alleged victim’s history of making false allegations to police, in a situation the judge has labelled an “affront to justice”. A NSW judge has called for law reform after he was forced to […]

‘How is this still happening?’: Family of man who took his own life over incorrect debt speaks out

By Emily McPherson 10:00am Aug 6, 2019 The family of a Melbourne dad who took his own life a day after he was given an incorrect child support debt notice has called for the government’s controversial robo-debt system to be scrapped. Anthony Searl, 38, was a charismatic TV cameraman who worked for Nine. He suicided […]