A Catholic Church official has apologised after a priest told parishioners that had murdered Melbourne woman Jill Meagher's faith been stronger, she would have been "home in bed" and not walking down a street on the night she was brutally raped and killed.
Bhakthi Puvanenthiran Comedian Ray Badran, appearing in this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival, has come under fire for telling an audience member to “die” after they staged a silent protest to a rape joke.
Kirsty Needham The Greens pushing for abortion to be removed from the Crimes Act in NSW, and for the harassment of women entering and leaving abortion clinics to be banned.
Anna Patty NSW - the state with the lowest proportion of women in parliament - hoping to follow the lead of QLD and the territories in upcoming election.
Lisa Visentin The dress that inspired a thousand think pieces has been repurposed for a noble cause, featuring at the centre of a powerful advertising campaign against domestic violence.
Rachel Olding Domestic violence offenders are being treated far more leniently in the state's justice system despite efforts to have the 'epidemic' taken more seriously, according to a landmark analysis of NSW court data.
Farrah Tomazin Government commissions lawyer to review Victoria's adoption laws.
Jane Richards It started with vodka and a weekend away. It ended with a book deal. Jane Richards tells how five women pulled off an unlikely publishing coup.
Kristian Silva "The vote here sends a very clear message that we want a better way going forward," she said in her victory speech.
Sarah Berry Scientists believe they've found 'rare empirical evidence' to calculate the algorithm of lasting love - and the answer lies in your response to two key questions.