A Western Sydney-based school teacher faces a slew of charges after her alleged victim accused her of sexual assault.
When there is a matter of public liability, there may be a number of situations in which damages are awarded to a claimant. These include aggravated and exemplary damages, which you may hear mentioned in certain circles. The first thing to understand is that these types of damages, in particular, are extremely uncommon and unlikely […]
Based on newly released figures, there has also been a sharp uptick in reported sexual assaults across New South Wales.
New developments in case of former Sydney doctor charged with sexual assault.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]