For women outside urban Australia, technology-enabled abuse can pose more risk than for those in cities.
With safe spaces such as schools and work closed for Christmas, it's more important than ever to check in on family and friends.
Professor Julian Trollor, who exposed the gaps in healthcare for people with intellectual disability, is giving evidence to a Royal Commission.
The terms of reference need to cover schools, prisons, homes, hospitals, mental health facilities as well as disability support institutions.
While the occurrence of sexist harassment online is well documented, we less often consider what might be driving this behaviour.
The Zane Alchin case was a lost opportunity to help set international benchmarks for holding men accountable for harassing and abusing women online, writes Emma Jane.
The shocking incidents of abuse at the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre are not isolated occurrences, writes Chris Cuneen.
Australia has one of the highest rates of alcohol abuse in the world, yet few people seek treatment, a new study from UNSW's National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre has found.