A Canberra high school teacher says many staff members feel "powerless" to stop a "24/7 cycle" of cyberbullying and physical violence among their students.
A legal stoush has broken out in the US over whether police video of Australian yoga instructor Justine Ruszczyk Damond naked and “gasping for breath in the last moments of her life” should be shown to the media and members of the public.
This week, Viagogo executives were in Australia to meet with politicians in Canberra and, in particular, lobby against Labor's proposed cap on resale prices. Many of the customer complaints posted in online review forums and dedicated Facebook groups centre on people not being aware they are buying from a reseller, rather than the official ticket provider.
Tasmania is poised to become the first Australian jurisdiction to make gender optional on birth certificates after landmark legislation passed an upper-house milestone.
Vegan activists who invade farms and slaughterhouses to stage political protests must face tougher criminal penalties, the federal Attorney-General has told his state counterparts.
For Jessica Bray, it was more dramatic than the usual disappointment after leaving a hairdresser, when an appointment with a hair salon in South Melbourne resulted in a $30,000 damages claim after her bleached blonde hair fell out, leaving her with a "mullet".
Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc is taking legal action to get $1.53 million of his Indian Premier League contract paid out after he was injured in last year's ill-fated Test series against South Africa.
A Sydney earthmoving company has been fined $90,000 after a 26-year-old man was crushed underneath the body of a dump truck and seriously injured.
Sandy (Gavin Alexander) Thompson QC, who was called to the bar in 1983 and was appointed senior counsel in 1998, will serve as Queensland’s second law officer until 2024, providing expert legal advice to the Attorney-General and the Crown.
The Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017 (Vic) comes into effect on June 19, making Victoria the first state in Australia to allow “voluntary assisted dying”.
One hundred and twenty people involved in Queensland domestic and family violence cases died by suicide in the three years to last July, compared to 71 homicide deaths in the same period, according to a government-established board examining family violence deaths.
Control over the family law system should be given to the states and territories, rather than the Commonwealth, under a radical proposal from the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC).
A Sydney school’s decision to ban students from handing out birthday party invitations has infuriated parents across the country, with many claiming the move is “bubble wrapping kids”. Mosman Public School established the ban on party invitations in an effort to avoid hurting the feelings of students who were not invited, The Daily Telegraph reports.
"The use of Warner Bros.' score from The Dark Knight Rises in the campaign video was unauthorized," the entertainment company said in a statement Tuesday. "We are working through the appropriate legal channels to have it removed."
Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been awarded $850,000 in damages and may receive millions more in lost earnings after he won his defamation case against Sydney tabloid The Daily Telegraph over reports accusing him of "inappropriate behaviour" towards a female co-star.
A judge in London has found WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange guilty of breaching his bail at Westminster Magistrates Court.
After years of uncertainty about the future of the family law system, the next government now has a clear roadmap for how to amend the law, and improve the system of justice, for all those unfortunate enough to go through a relationship breakdown.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison wants vegan activists who target farmers' homes to face jail terms of up to 12 months.