What women really want: safer communities

Nearly half the young women in a survey of more than 28,000 people in their late teens felt unsafe walking home at night. Therese McMahon reports on a call for change.

The captive and the captor

A former guard and ex-inmate reveal what life is like inside Victoria’s youth justice centres. Mikaela Turner reports. 

A mother’s worst years

Murder trauma ruins the lives of families and changes attitudes in their communities. Edwina Williams reports.

Dirty money carnival claim

Millions of dollars in dirty drug money would have been legitimised during this year’s Spring Racing carnival, a former senior member of Victoria Police tells Tara Garward.

Elderly targetted in online scams

Older Australians are struggling to stay safe online, with email deception and a lack of password protection proving to be big problems, writes Madeleine Neale.

Dial a Dealer

He’s lost friends to suicide, others to overdoses, prison and even psychiatric wards. Eliot Davenport reports on the life and times of a Melbourne drug dealer.