FEATURED

“A CITIZEN OF GOOD STANDING”: Company behind asylum seeker concentration camps let off hook by judge despite guilty finding over worker’s death

EXCLUSIVE: Broadspectrum, the company that operated asylum seeker concentration camps on behalf of the Australian Government, has escaped harsh punishment over the death of a contractor at one of its work sites in south Sydney largely thanks to a judge’s apparent belief the multinational corporation is a “citizen of good standing”. Advertisements

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NEWS

JUSTICE FOR SALE! The Real Costs of Going to Jail

The Victorian Government has announced it will spend $345 million over three years on almost 500 new cells to deal with the state’s overcrowded jail system and increasing prison population. True Crime News Weekly correspondent Gary Johnston wonders whether throwing hundreds of millions of dollars into a failed system is a wise move.

MEDIA & POLITICS

OPINION: Pell & the Pall of Secrets

There is an extraordinary amount of information being hidden concerning the trial of Catholic Church leader, George Pell. Key aspects of the case, and related offences, are apparently subject to a suppression order by the courts. This aspect of the trial ought to be discussed, writes an academic with an interest in child abuse cases under the pen name of Lady Diodati.

DODGY DOCTORS

EXCLUSIVE: Disgraced male nurse bombarded suicidal married patient for sex with hundreds of text messages, now re-training in childcare

EXCLUSIVE: A male nurse has had his registration cancelled amid fears he “poses a substantial risk to the health of members of the public” after he pestered a suicidal married female patient for sex with hundreds of text messages while she was admitted to hospital for a litany of serious mental health concerns.