A documentary to be screened by the British broadcaster detailing sexual abuse allegations against Michael Jackson is in breach of ethical guidelines, his estate SAYS.
The baby killed in a suspected murder-suicide this week is part of an alarming trend. At least one child is killed by a parent each fortnight, and mothers are increasingly the perpetrators, writes Terry Goldsworthy.
August Ames found herself the target of a Twitter storm. A day later, she was dead. But there's more to this story than "cyber-bullying".
Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has flagged plans to introduce a national public register for child sex offenders, but do they actually work in reducing sexual assault against children?
Child sex offenders could have their names and photos uploaded to a public register in what is being described as the "toughest crackdown on paedophiles" in Australian history.
At 82, Geoff Meyers died never getting the redress payout he had hoped would provide some recognition for the sexual abuse he suffered as a ward. In the first five months of the scheme, 2,000 people have made applications, but only 20 survivors have received any form of redress.
Despite the judge saying "a jail term is the only option" for David Kisun, the former Marist teacher receives a wholly suspended sentence for molesting his students.
Members of the Northern Territory's youth detention royal commission say the controversial Don Dale facility is not fit for purpose, and its replacement should be fast-tracked.
"Today Australia confronts a trauma, an abomination hiding in plain sight for far too long," the Prime Minister says, as hundreds of people gather in Canberra to witness the apology recommended by the royal commission into child sexual abuse.
Scott Morrison is preparing to apologise to survivors of institutional child sex abuse. Follow developments live.