Pay The Rent scheme calls on weekly non Indigenous payments

Momentum is building for a campaign that would call on Australian property owners to pay a percentage of their income to traditional land owners out of respect for their ancestral land claims. The scheme, Pay the Rent, would work as a voluntary weekly payment to a body led by Aboriginal elders and managed without interference … Read more

Boyfriend for blasted for ‘stealing’ girlfriend’s moment in public wedding proposal

A boyfriend has been accused of “stealing” one of his girlfriend’s most precious moments when he proposed to her on stage as she graduated from a Melbourne university. In a video posted to social media, the unnamed man, dressed in a black T-shirt and jeans, can be seen approaching his girlfriend at LaTrobe University’s ceremony … Read more

Depp v Heard and the “mutual abuse” argument

The Johnny Depp and Amber Heard spectacle demonstrates the damaging consequences of cognitive bias in domestic violence cases, writes Dr Jennifer Wilson. *CONTENT WARNING: This article discusses domestic abuse THIS ISN’T an article about the tortured marriage between Amber Heard and Johnny Depp, details of which you can find here, here and here. Public reaction … Read more