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NSW adopts affirmative consent in sexual assault laws. What does this mean?

Contributor, Wednesday, 26th May 2021 -  After years of advocacy by Saxon Mullins, NSW moves from a “no means no” to a “yes means yes” standard of sexual consent. Rachael Burgin from Swinburne University

The women’s march was a huge success. Now comes the hard part: how to actually get something done

Contributor, Thursday, 18th March 2021 -  Chris Wallace on some of the political realities we have to face in order to see real change happen. This week’s March 4 Justice protests saw tens of thousands of people take to the streets

Jury Finds Former NFP Leader Guilty of Sexual Assault

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 13th February 2018 -  The founder and former managing director of disability support organisation Lifestyle Solutions, David Hogg, has been found guilty of a single count of sexual intercourse without

Assault and Harassment Across Most Areas of Australian University Life – Report

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 1st August 2017 -  A new report by the Australian Human Rights Commission has revealed that more than half of university students across the country were sexually harassed last year. The Australian…

Expanding The Hunting Ground – A Conversation About Consent

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 20th June 2017 -  As many as one in five women and one in 20 men in Australia have experienced sexual violence since the age of 15. Of these, 75 per cent of women have experienced sexual violence by a known

Former NFP Head Charged With Sexual Assault

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 20th December 2016 -  The founder and former managing director of disability support organisation Lifestyle Solutions, David Hogg, has been charged over an alleged sexual assault dating back to the

Human Rights Commission Launches Landmark Uni Sexual Assault Study

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 23rd August 2016 -  The Australian Human Rights Commission and the nation’s 39 universities are working together to conduct a survey assessing the prevalence of sexual assault and sexual harassment

Providing Help for Sexual or Domestic Violence Victims

Staff Reporter, Monday, 5th August 2013 -  A national sexual assault and domestic violence counselling service has created a website to ensure all workplaces are aware of colleagues or employees who might be victims. The…

Community Legal Aid for Child Abuse Royal Commission

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 3rd April 2013 -  The Federal Government is to fund community legal centres to assist those wanting to tell their stories to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Assault…
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