A 49-year-old Frankston man has been charged with four counts of manslaughter in relation to the freeway crash that killed four Victorian police officers.
An anti-corruption watchdog has slammed improper evidentiary and disclosure practices in relation to a Victorian police investigation into two slain officers.
The aged care royal commission's public hearing into the sector's response to the coronavirus pandemic will not focus on the ongoing Victorian crisis.
The constitutional lawyer who helped Eddie Mabo win his landmark native title case believes the High Court could side with mining magnate Clive Palmer and tear down the WA hard borders.
Caitlyn Rintoul and Ben O'Shea
An attack on a prison guard in regional Western Australia has left the union fearing potential riots, but authorities have backed existing staffing levels.
Imagine being involved in a court case where the judge socialised with the other side’s lawyer. It happens, and we need an independent body to ensure legal communications are above board.
A report has looked at how criminal judgments by Victoria's Court of Appeal have fared at Australia's High Court from 1995 to 2019.
The general public recognise the current deficiencies of Australia's aged care system, a study conducted for the aged care royal commission shows.
A report, released months after Cardinal George Pell's successful appeal, notes an increase in Victorian Court of Appeal judgments overturned by the High Court.
A $17m fraud ring has been dismantled, with 12 people allegedly linked to a crime syndicate involving tax fraud and money laundering on Australia's east coast.
A man and a three-year-old girl have been found unconscious in an Adelaide home after a tragic incident involving a gas cylinder.
An aged care expert says increasing the pension would help prevent mental health problems in older Australians, saving taxpayers money in the long term.
Australians view life in aged care as lonely, boring and with bad food, with most older people preferring to remain at home with a little help and support.
Indonesia Institute president Ross Taylor joins The West Live to break down the latest on 7000 Australians living in Bali being told to leave the island by August 8. Listen Live at 8.45am.
Peter de Kruijff
A probe into the case that saw abuse survivor Kearah Ronan jailed because she was too sick to go to court to give evidence against her violent ex has recommended a law change to protect victims.
The veteran police officer leading a new Aboriginal Affairs division central to Police Commissioner Chris Dawson’s reconciliation plan has left the force amidst allegations of bullying.
Justices of the Peace have a passion for upholding justice and play a vital role in filling gaps in regional court systems. Casting them aside will hurt us all, writes Murray Lampard.
Woolworths majority-owned ALH Group has been ordered to pay more than $172,000 after two of its NSW hotels illegally plied gamblers with free alcohol.
Adviser to US president Roger Stone has had his sentence for crimes related to the Russia investigation commuted, Stone says.
By JILL COLVIN and ERIC TUCKER
Soldiers in uniform and hard borders could be more an exercise in ‘political messaging’ with little legal backing, according to one of Australia’s top constitutional law experts.
Caitlyn Rintoul and Jenna Clarke
Aussie musician Guy Sebastian has revealed he had a gun put to his head whilst in Los Angeles after his car was illegally towed but says he has no ill feelings towards police.
Six men and two women have been arrested in Victoria and Tasmania as part of a five-month investigation into an alleged Malaysian drug manufacturing syndicate.
Iran has asked Interpol to help detain US President Donald Trump over a drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, a local prosecutor says.
Allegations of foreign interference linked to China and raids on the home and office of a NSW upper house MP is the latest scandal to rock the Labor Party.
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