Rape reports rising sharply in Queensland as clearance rate falls, prompting inquiry call – ABC News Online

Rape reports rising sharply in Queensland as clearance rate falls, prompting inquiry call By Matt Wordsworth, ABC News Online PHOTO: Leona Berrie from the Sexual Assault Network said Queensland had no coherent policy on sexual violence. (ABC News: Gordon Fuad) Reports of rape in Queensland have been rising sharply for the past six years, faster than the state’s…

Queensland’s sexual consent laws ‘inadequate’, says Women’s Legal Service – Brisbane Times

Queensland’s sexual consent laws ‘inadequate’, says Women’s Legal Service By Danica Streader – 30 June 2018, Brisbane Times A “complete” review of the current sexual violence legal system in Queensland is urgently needed, women’s legal advocates say. Women’s Legal Service Queensland (WLSQ) solicitor Julie Sarkozi is calling for the state government to conduct a review on sexual…