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Crime New South Wales

Police target ‘petri-dish of hate’ on internet

A new education campaign aims to reduce hate-motivated crimes and incidents in New South Wales by encouraging more victims and survivors to come forward and report to police. Source: SBS News.


Slain officers remembered as ‘committed and courageous young people’

The tragedy of six people killed in an execution-style ambush and siege is being felt across Queensland. Source: The Catholic Leader.


Vandals attack statues at Albury churches

Religious statues have been decapitated and a painting of Jesus defaced in separate attacks on two churches in the heart of Albury. Source: Herald Sun.

Crime United States

New Orleans archbishop prays for murdered priest, missing worker

The head of the New Orleans Archdiocese spoke of horror and pain following what police believe is the killing of a retired priest and possibly a Church worker in the archdiocese. Source: CNS.

Crime Social Justice

Northern Territory raises age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 12

The Northern Territory Government has passed legislation to raise the age of criminal responsibility from 10 to 12, with changes to come into effect in the second half of next year. Source: NT News.

Crime Tragedy

Sr Phil’s family in court to hear MH17 guilty verdict

Sr Philomene Tiernan RSCJ was a force to be reckoned with, patient, determined and strong, but to Dermot Tiernan she was simply his Aunty Phil. Source: Margaret River Mail.