Man who raped toddler in Tennant Creek jailed for 13 years

Kingsley Corbett, a 27-year-old Tennant Creek man has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for the rape of a two-year-old girl in the Northern Territory town in 2018. WARNING: The following contains graphic content that some readers may find upsetting. The crime Corbett, who had been in custody since his arrest, appeared before the Alice Springs […]

Rev Ron Charles Brookman charged

Former Uniting Church Reverend Ron Charles Brookman was charged in a Sydney court early February with the indecent assault of a 13-year-old child between September and October 1989, according to the Sydney Morning Herald. Brookman – arrested at Newtown Police Station in mid-January following the reporting of abuse in October 2018 – pleaded not guilty to a […]

New sentence upheld in case of historical sexual abuse

On 26 July 2019, a respondent in a sexual assault case received an aggregate sentence of 30 months for seven charges. The assaults to which the respondent pleaded guilty occurred between 1968 and 1990, when he served as a Catholic priest, and involved the abuse of victims under the age of 16. Following the initial […]

Uber releases report confirming more than 5,000 sexual assaults

Ride-hailing services have been gaining in popularity over the years. Between the chance to earn money driving or find a cheap ride, ride-hailing is becoming the go-to choice for many Australians. In particular, Uber is leading the pack when it comes to ride-hailing services. According to a 2019 report, nearly 4.3 million Australians 14 or older travelled […]

Man sentenced for sexual abuse of 14 year old girl

According to poll results shared by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 1 in 30 respondents had been sexually abused by a family member before they were 15. Children are most vulnerable to sexual abuse and least prepared to deal with the suffering it causes. The case that follows exemplifies this sad truth. Background of the […]

Woman wins sexual harassment dispute over photo

A Sydney Water Corporation employee has won a dispute over a photo of herself that was used for a purpose she wasn’t informed about. The Civil and Administrative Tribunal had to assess whether Sydney Water Corporation or the company which took the photo contravened the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW). Ultimately, the Tribunal found the woman’s […]