Category Archives: Australia

What’s happening in Australia.

Australia: Call for end of juries in new book: ‘Presumed Guilty’

Originally posted on Wrongful Convictions Blog:
A veteran reporter in Western Australia, Bret Christian, has written a new book entitled ‘Presumed Guilty’. In promoting the book, he has given an interesting radio interview where he calls for the abolition of…

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What is going on in Cambodia!

Raid shuts down Sunshine Coast backed orphanage Tracey Golder and Mumma Ruth with some of the Love in Action kids in Cambodia. A CAMBODIAN orphanage run by a Sunshine Coast mother and daughter has been closed down amid shock allegations … Continue reading

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Why Peace, Security, Good Governance and the Rule of Law Must Be Included in the New MDGs

In September 2000, world leaders unanimously adopted the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), a series of specific targets for poverty eradication, universal primary school enrollment, gender equality, reduction in child and maternal mortality, combating major disease and ensuring environmental sustainability. The … Continue reading

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A major step forward on cyber security ???

“The threat of cyber attacks to governments, businesses and individuals is real, and the creation of an Australian Cyber Security Centre is a major step forward in taking it seriously”, writes Matthew Warren. How do you protect the cyber network … Continue reading

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WHAT WE STRIVE FOR

“Justice is the constant and perpetual will to render to every man his Due”. Go here..

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Contrasts in Punishment

Why do some modern societies punish their offenders differently to others? Why are some more punitive and others more tolerant in their approach to offending and how can these differences be explained? Based on extensive historical analysis and fieldwork in … Continue reading

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Jails overflowing – ‘The Australian’

It always seems to be the quick fix: just throw them in jail. The numbers continue to go up the problem doesn’t go away. Only the most serious offenders should be in prison. When will we learn we need to … Continue reading

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