Sexual Assault and Age of Consent Australia Laws Complete Guide NSW

This original article has been written and kept up-to-date by our experienced Sexual Assault lawyer Sydney. Key Takeaway Here we outline the age of consent laws in Australia; sexual assault, sexual act, sexual touching and harassment offences, defences and their penalties; the statutory rape laws in NSW; how alcohol or drugs affect a rape case, ...continue reading

Byron Bay Police Bust 24-year-old with 73 kilograms of Cannabis

Poppy Morandin.   Following a vehicle stop in the north of NSW, police have discovered 73 kilograms of cannabis. The Pantech truck was travelling on the Pacific Motorway, McLeods Shoot, near Byron Bay. Officers allegedly discovered a significant amount of cannabis in the vehicle, with an estimated potential street value of $480,000. The NSW Police ...continue reading

Chef Sexually Assaults 16-year-old Girl Avoids Jail

  34-year-old Melbourne Chef Graeme Walter has sexually penetrated a 16-year-old girl before giving her his clothes to wash away in order to keep the incident discreet from his wife. In June 2019, Graeme at the time was working as a chef at the Mornington Peninsula restaurant when on one night after having some drinks ...continue reading

Police Officer Allegedly Assaulted in the Execution of Duty in Response to a Domestic Violence Incident Report in NSW

It is reported that a 27-year-old man has allegedly assaulted a senior police officer in the NSW Orana region. Police officers were responding to an incident at a Merilba St residence in Narromine, on or about four O’clock in the afternoon on Christmas eve. During this time, the 27-year-old man has allegedly alighted from his ...continue reading

Elderly Man Faces Six Counts of Sexual Touching Charges in NSW

  It is reported that a 77-year-old man had allegedly sexually touched four girls while they were underwater at a public pool in Kiama. Reports were made by the girls to police alleging, that on 3 October, the 77-year-old man approached two girls who were aged 11 and 9 in the pool before touching them ...continue reading

‘Home Improvement’ Actor Zachery Ty Bryan Now Sitting in Jail Cell for Allegedly Choking His Girlfriend

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   “Does everybody know what time it is? It’s Tool Time!” This was the famous phrase that came out of Home Improvement, the famous American sitcom that starred Tim “The Toolman” Taylor, played by renowned actor, Tim Allen. Alas, for his sidekick star, Zachery Ty Bryan, who played Tim’s eldest ...continue reading

Drugs Discovered Inside Shoulder Pads, Suit Lining and Shoe Soles of Prison Inmates

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.    Reports from the NSW Department of Communities and Justice show that in the last six months, there have been about a dozen incidents across the state’s prisons and correctional facilities in which officers have seized contraband drugs smuggled in by prisoners and their visitors. Indeed, confined to a cell, ...continue reading

Man Allegedly Performed a Sex Act in Front of a 21-Year-Old Woman on Sydney Train

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   A 48-year-old man from Eastlakes has been arrested and charged for allegedly committing a lewd sex act in front of another passenger on a train at Redfern earlier this year. The incident took place on Saturday 22 August 2020 when a 21-year-old woman boarded the Redfern train for her ...continue reading

Man charged with assault after farting in an Uber

Poppy Morandin and Jimmy Singh   A UK man has been charged with assault, following a fart in an Uber that triggered a brawl between the passenger and driver. An intoxicated, 35-year-old, James Mallett, was sitting in the back seat of an Uber on his way to Chasers night club in Kingswood, when he ‘let ...continue reading

Brave Little Boy Endures 12-Hour Joyride Hiding in Stolen Vehicle Until Safe to Get Help

Sahar Adatia and Jimmy Singh.   A brave seven-year-old boy from Perth has endured a horror joyride that lasted almost 12 hours after a stranger stole a family vehicle inside which the young boy had fallen asleep. It is reported that around 8:40pm on Saturday 10 October 2020, a white Mitsubishi Pajero Sports four-wheel drive ...continue reading

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