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Black Lives Matter rallies attract tens of thousands

By ALEC SMART Rallies in support of Black Lives Matter on 6 June attracted tens of thousands across Australia to commemorate George Floyd, a black man who was suffocated to death by a Minneapolis police officer in the USA. Most of the demonstrators followed health authority guidelines to wear masks to limit possible spread of […]

Jamie Jackson Reed wins costs

By Justin Pen Police have dropped all charges against Jamie Jackson Reed, regarding allegations that the 18-year-old used offensive language, resisted arrest, and assaulted two officers during last year’s Mardi Gras festival. The withdrawal of charges, and allegations of police brutality and violence, coincides with proposed increases to police powers. Magistrate Michael Barko dismissed the […]