Semi-pro footballer raped and killed woman, rapist’s family blame victim

A heartbroken UK mum said she will never forgive the family of her teen daughter’s killer after they acted as though she did something wrong. Joseph Trevor, then 19, knifed 18-year-old Megan Newton nine times in the back and brutally raped her after she kindly offered him a place to stay for the night. He … Read more

Wheatbelt council decides against selling controversial painting by convicted child sex offender Rolf Harris

When should the art be separated from the artist? This is the question a local government in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt grappled with this week when it voted against selling the painting it was gifted by convicted child sex offender Rolf Harris. key points: A Wheatbelt council has voted against selling a painting it was gifted … Read more

Justice Shouldn’t Hurt: Mum Michelle Milthorpe on how child sex abuse victims are treated in court

When Rose Milthorpe was four, she was desperate for her mum, Michelle Milthorpe, to make her a glittery blue superhero costume that would make her invisible. It seemed like a typical childhood request, one that Michelle was happy to oblige, but just three months later, in October 2013, Rose revealed the harrowing reason why she … Read more