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News March 28, 2015
Nauru abuse goes further than the Moss review
Sex with under-age detainees and pressure to cover up abuse show Nauru’s dysfunction goes well beyond the Moss review.
News March 14, 2015
Report offers little hope for families of MH370 victims
On the first anniversary of flight MH370’s disappearance, the Malaysian government’s report into its fate offers a wealth of data but nothing to explain to the families of the missing what happened.
News March 21, 2015
Inside men’s rights groups
The world of men’s rights activism is an echo chamber of private resentments, violent misogyny and permanent victimhood.
News March 07, 2015
Inside the Knox Grammar’s sexual abuse scandal
How one man’s blindness allowed a generation of sexual abuse at Sydney’s Knox Grammar.
News December 20, 2014
The year that was: Seeking meaning inside a vacuum
Martin McKenzie-Murray chronicles the year, from spirited victories on the sports field to the final moments of the Sydney siege and what followed.
News December 13, 2014
Taliban targets Afghan family as Scott Morrison stalls
As Scott Morrison enlarges his powers, he becomes directly responsible for cases like Shaima’s.
News November 29, 2014
Phillip Hughes, gone too soon
A freak accident has cut short the career of a talented young cricketer and stunned a sports-loving nation.
News November 29, 2014
Medean tragedy of the baby dumped in a drain
“Filicide seems so unnatural. A wild disavowal of the tenderness and protection innate to evolution and refined by civilisation. ”
News November 22, 2014
ASIO and other intelligence agencies reach for the spy
Savvy terrorists and changing security issues have forced our intelligence agencies to pump huge money into funding and recruitment.
News November 15, 2014
Fear and abuse: the Nauru letters
One woman molested after a suicide attempt, as other abuse is left uninvestigated. These are the horrific conditions on Nauru.
News November 08, 2014
Web of abuse grows as online bullies spread malice
Online harassment is becoming a growing scourge, but its victims – most frequently young women – are offered little protection.
News November 01, 2014
Rosie Batty’s voice
As an inquest searches for answers that may not exist, a grieving mother brings eloquence to an incoherent system.