Business owners next to the proposed site of a new youth detention centre at Pinelands say the NT Government has disregarded their concerns, skipping through a consultation process and not listening to potential impacts to their businesses.
Thailand's ambassador to Australia says Hakeem AlAraibi's supporters need to be patient, but sportspeople across the country are rejecting this, instead asking Scott Morrison to directly engage with the Thai Prime Minister.
The spiritual leader of the terrorist group responsible for the 2002 Bali bombings will walk free from prison within days after serving nine years for his role in setting up a paramilitary training camp in Indonesia.
As we lap up fictional versions of female incarceration on our television — the glamorous inmates in cult hit Orange is the New Black or the grittier Wentworth — an unprecedented number of women are steadily flowing into the blunt brick prisons dotting our nation.
Isolating and segregating prisoners in poor conditions is counterproductive, according to two academics who have studied prison systems and instead advocate offenders building connections with mainstream religious preachers.
Prison guards say they are increasingly going to work under the promise of violence as Queensland's prison population continues to escalate. With a guard attacked by an inmate just yesterday, the physical effect is evident, but guards say they are also struggling mentally.
At first listen it sounds just like any other radio network. But this tiny station broadcasts exclusively to the cells of 80,000 prisoners — and it's "really powerful" stuff.
No Australian jurist before or since has ever held a responsibility like Sir William Webb, but his part and Australia's key role in the prosecution of hundreds of accused Japanese war criminals are little remembered today, writes Adam Wakeling.