A decade ago, Khalid Baker and a man known only as LM stood trial for the murder of a man at a party in Melbourne. LM was acquitted — but says he is "100 per cent" responsible for the death.
The idea of living a nomadic, off-grid lifestyle where you hunt and forage for food when you're hungry, sleep when you're tired and wake up with the sun might seem like a life full of freedom and clarity. But the reality is far less romantic.
South Australia is the last state in the country to introduce regulations around the sale and use of e-cigarettes and is the first to ban their sale online or by mail.
The Human Rights Commission wants employers to temporarily lift confidentiality agreements so that workers can give evidence to its ongoing inquiry into workplace sexual harassment.
Proposed legislation that would enable retail staff to request bag checks in any Tasmanian store doesn't go far enough, shopkeepers say, adding expert shoplifters will "quite happily refuse and run out the door".
Mandatory bag checks for shoppers leaving Tasmanian stores could soon be a reality, under proposed new laws to combat shoplifting and stem the estimated $216 million loss to businesses.
Wage theft is becoming so systematic it is estimated to be stripping almost $2.5 billion from the Queensland economy every year, with an estimated 437,000 workers not receiving their full wages.