Coward Punch: Sucker Punch Laws in Australia

Click here for a complete guide on the coward punch and sucker punch laws, penalties and defences across Australia...

Is Euthanasia Legal in Australia?

NSW has become the last Australian State to legalise voluntary assisted dying, allowing terminally ill patients to choose to end their life…


A 34-year-old barrister has been found dead at the Perth’s Crown Towers. Click here for more on the law and penalties for murder in NSW.

Murderer Craig Rumsby Sentenced for Killing Schoolgirl Michelle Bright

Craig Rumsby has now been convicted and sentenced for murdering Michelle Bright. Click here for more on the law and penalties in NSW.

Kathleen Folbigg Pardoned and Released After 20 Years in Jail

After serving 20-years imprisonment for the murder of her children, new evidence has raised a reasonable doubt in Kathleen Folbigg’s guilt…

What is a pardon in Australia? The Case of Kathleen Folbigg

New evidence emerged calls for Kathleen Folbigg to be released. Click here for more on the law on a pardon in Australia...

Charged for Murdering a Paramedic

The family of slain paramedic, 29-year-old Steven Tougher has called for tougher laws targeting offenders who assault emergency workers…

War Crime of Murder Laws and Penalties in Australia

A former SAS soldier who allegedly killed an Afghan civilian during a mission in the country over a decade ago has now been charged in Sydney…

Doli Incapax | Age of Criminal Responsibility Australia

What’s the age that a child can be held criminally responsible and punished under Australia’s criminal justice system? Click here for more...

Murder vs Manslaughter

A 48-year-old Sydney woman who faked a home invasion and brutally murdered her mum has now been sentenced almost two decades later…


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