Woman Dragged Out of Car by Hammer-Wielding Man During Frightening Carjacking Incident

By Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   It was the frightening moment a woman in Adelaide was approached by a hammer-wielding man who went on to smash her car window before dragging her out of her vehicle. The attempted carjacking incident is reported to have occurred in the afternoon of 10 August 2020, when a ...continue reading

Penalties on Publishing the Identity of Sexual Assault Survivors in NSW: Interview with Sexual Abuse Survivor, Activist and Jewish Community Leader Manny Waks

By Poppy Morandin and Jimmy Singh.   Changes to Victoria’s Judicial Proceedings Reports Act have stopped survivors of sexual assault in Victoria from utilising their real names when publicly sharing their stories of abuse. The recent changes, which took effect in February 2020, mean that it is now an offence for victims, as well as ...continue reading

The Law on Assaults While Playing Sports in NSW

By Poppy Morandin and Jimmy Singh.   Following a spate of incidents, NSW Rugby League has been forced to take a hard line on members involved in alleged assaults. The alleged incidents include fights between teams, an assault on a referee and even a 12-year-old junior player. 39-year-old under-12s coach, Kristen Teasdale, allegedly ran onto ...continue reading

Plot to Smuggle Drugs into Maximum-Security Jail Fails as Prison Officials Quickly Thwart Plan

By Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   It was an attempt to drop off drugs with the help of a drone to a maximum-security jail in New South Wales’ Hunter region that failed miserably – so miserably that neither the plan nor the drone actually took off. The plan all came undone on the morning ...continue reading

Law & Penalties for Causing an Explosive to Explode in NSW

By Poppy Morandin and Jimmy Singh.   Nine men have been charged over an explosion that left a 55-year-old woman with burns to her face, hands, chest, and legs. The incident occurred at the woman’s residence in Sydney’s inner west in early June. She had noticed a fire had struck on her front balcony late ...continue reading

Naked Uncle Sprints to Chase Van Over Mistaken Kidnapping

By Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   It’s a modern-day truth: Not all heroes wear capes. And now, it seems some don’t wear anything at all. If you were to ask 29-year-old British man, Nathan Murphy, what on earth it would take for him to brashly bolt out of his house boasting his birthday suit, ...continue reading

Interview With Charles Henderson, Deputy CEO of NSW Users & Aids Association (NUAA): Penalties for Supplying Magic Mushroom in NSW

By Poppy Morandin and Jimmy Singh.   A 19-year-old man faces life imprisonment after allegedly being found with 120 grams of ‘magic mushrooms’. The vehicle of the Raymond Terrace man was stopped and searched by police officers at Nelsons Plains, resulting in them allegedly uncovering more than 120 grams of the drug, a small amount ...continue reading

NSW Police Leak Private Information of Complainants

By Poppy Morandin.   The NSW Police have leaked the emails of over 150 complainants who contacted them in order to raise concerns regarding officer’s use of force following the Sydney Black Lives Matter protest on Saturday, 6 June. Samuel Leighton-Dore was not present at the confrontation between the protestors and police at Central Station, ...continue reading

Man Charged After Allegedly Urinating on Captain Cook Statue in Sydney’s Hyde Park

By Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   A man has been charged with wilfully damaging or defacing a protected place after he allegedly urinated on a statue of Captain Cook in Sydney’s Hyde Park. According to a statement released by NSW Police, the incident occurred on 6 August 2020 when three men visited Hyde Park. ...continue reading

Footy Game Ends in Stabbing of Three Men Resulting in Charges of Wounding with Intent

By Poppy Morandin and Jimmy Singh.   Whilst rugby league may be known for the occasional biffo between players, an incident at an under 20s football game between the Wentworthville Magpies and Penrith Brothers which has ended in the stabbing of three men, has shocked the community. The match had supposedly ended in a usual ...continue reading

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