Australia's civil liberty threat
The recent police raids on the ABC and News Corp go beyond free speech and media freedom – they're further proof of Australia's democratic decline.
Sketches of Spain
More than mere stories, Spanish crime fiction has offered insights into the country's shadowy recent history.
Holding police to account
An independent police complaints system is long overdue in Victoria but is it enough to make police accountable and to address the fear and cynicism towards the force in some parts of the community?
Unmasking slavery's hidden face
A landmark sex workers' court case in Melbourne led to the establishment of a modern legal definition of slavery in international law.
When photo-sharing turns criminal
AFL footballer Dane Swan is the latest victim of illegal photo-sharing. It's believed one in five Australians have had images of them distributed without their permission – and that's most likely an underestimate.
Associate Professor of Journalism, School of Media, Film and Journalism
Associate Professor of Criminology
Senior Lecturer, Spanish and Latin American Studies
Professor, Associate Dean (Research), Faculty of Law
Associate Professor, Criminology, School of Social Sciences