EXCLUSIVE: News Corp has been running a rabid campaign against alleged rape survivor, Brittany Higgins, for apparently going to the media before the police while neglecting to inform the public about the fact that it was News Corp journalist, Sam Maiden, who first published an ‘exclusive’ story about the alleged Parliament House rape by Bruce Lehrmann, against Ms Higgins’s own wishes. Serkan Ozturk reports.
EXCLUSIVE: NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman refuses to say whether he will review the sentence as well as the court’s bizarre decision making in the recent child sex abuse case involving former NRL star Brett Finch. The weak sentence comes on the back of a similar sweetheart deal the courts struck for Brad Burden – a child rapist friend and media adviser to allegedly corrupt former NSW premier Gladys Berejiklian – just a few months ago. Serkan Ozturk reports.
Upon his recent death, rock and roll musician Jerry Lee Lewis was widely lauded by many as a pioneer and icon even when those same obituaries sneered at his paedophiliac marriage to a teen girl. Yet, marrying his 13-year-old cousin wasn’t even his greatest sin. He was also a murderer of women. Gary Johnston with this account of the man known as ‘The Killer’ who likely killed one, if not two, of his seven wives.
EXCLUSIVE: He’s claimed to be more caring and in touch with his feelings but Peter Dutton has refused to comment on Queensland Police Commissioner Katarina Carroll’s evidence of widespread sexual harassment and abuse of female officers throughout the 1990s, at the very same time the Liberal Party leader was a serving police officer. Joanna Psaros reports.
EXCLUSIVE: He’s the husband of Senator Linda Reynolds and a former communications supremo for the Australian Medical Association and spin doctor for Liberal Party MPs who also longs for a political career himself. But now Robert Reid has found himself in the public spotlight for all the wrong reasons after being caught out spying on the Bruce Lehrmann rape trial at the very moment alleged victim and survivor Brittany Higgins was testifying. Serkan Ozturk reports.
EXCLUSIVE: The University of Sydney has doubled down on the choice to include an outdated and triggering textbook containing graphic descriptions of and arguments in favour of child sexual abuse on a number of undergraduate courses’ reading lists, claiming “a commitment to academic freedom” just months after promoting the book’s author to the position of Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor. Joanna Psaros reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Arsenal star Thomas Partey scored for his club in their huge win over bitter rivals Tottenham in the English Premier League last weekend. Yet his continuing presence in the squad casts a shadow on ethics in the football world with the midfielder remaining at the centre of a criminal investigation into the alleged rape of two women. Serkan Ozturk reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Scottish football icons, Walter Smith and Graeme Souness, are alleged to have purposely failed to alert police to paedophile “super scout”, Gordon Neely, after the legendary Rangers management team became aware of sexual abuse claims against their friend while they were all at the club. Neely would then go on to abuse more boys for at least another decade. Gary Johnston reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Arsenal star Thomas Partey has been arrested over the rape of two different women but has not been suspended by his world-famous football club and instead been allowed to fly with his teammates to the United States for a preseason tour. The revelations come as fellow Premier League footballer and accused child sex offender, Gylfi Sigurdsson, has been let go by his club Everton who are soon to tour Australia. Serkan Ozturk reports.
EXCLUSIVE: Queensland teacher, Anna-Marie Stancombe, was punished with a COVID-19 infringement two years ago for refusing to answer a police officer’s personal questions while on the road. This incident was later used in Family Court to grant custody of her children to her violent and abusive ex-husband. Despite the fine eventually being withdrawn and police apologising for their actions, she still does not have access to her children. Nour Ahmad reports.
EXCLUSIVE: The “MeToo vigilante” Pierce Field has stood by his decision to confront former Liberal MP Craig Laundy over sexual misconduct allegations following a recent ruling by the Fair Work Commission. The Commission found that Field’s dismissal by then-Labor Senator Kristina Keneally following a phone call from Laundy was unnecessarily harsh, and awarded him compensation. Nour Ahmad reports.
EXCLUSIVE: It can be revealed that a prime suspect into the infamous and unsolved Easey Street Murders is none other than the ‘King of the Mountain’ and one of Australia’s most beloved sport stars, the now-deceased Peter Brock. Pierce Field investigates the cover-up and corruption protecting one of Australia’s most infamous wife-bashers and his alleged role in the brutal stabbing of his former lover and her best friend.
EXCLUSIVE: The unearthing of a cover-up cabal within Queensland Premier Annastasia Palaszczuk’s government, the state ALP branch and an affiliated union raises further questions on the Labor Party’s ability to actually do something about systemic cultural issues plaguing their movement. Pierce Field reports from Brisbane.
EXCLUSIVE: In time, Rick O’Brien would go on to become a much-loved teacher at some of Sydney’s best schools but in the summer of 1976 he was just a young surfie with a mullet looking for a ride out of the city. The man with the moustache who offered him a lift seemed like a nice guy. Less than an hour later though, Rick was left running for his life. Vedanshi Bhalodia reports.