Opinion – We need an inquiry into historical abuse of state wards for the same reason Australia, Britain, Canada, Ireland and the US have gone down a similar route, writes David Cohen.
Race Relations Commissioner Susan Devoy has told the UN to urge New Zealand to hold an independent inquiry, saying it is the “right thing to do”.
Schoolboys warned each other about a Wellington sports coach sentenced to home detention for indecently assaulting students.
Man and woman to tell Victorian supreme court they were incorrectly declared too unwell to give consent
Mikayla Campbell had shock therapy twice in Bendigo. And she barely remembers it.
Since being diagnosed with drug-induced bi-polar disorder, Lisa*, is among the hundreds of people forced to undergo Electro Convulsive Therapy in Victoria.
Woman with schizophrenia in Bendigo takes appeal against electro therapy to the Supreme Court.
Social Development Minister Anne Tolley will make no universal apology for the abuse of children in state care saying there is no evidence it was systemic.